Political Science Archive

David Newman, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences – Conservatives Report Greater Meaning In Life

On this Student Spotlight during USC Dornsife Week: Social conservatives find the most meaning in life.

Megan Carroll, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences – Incidental Activists

On this Student Spotlight during USC Dornsife Week: Not all activism happens in the streets. Megan

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University – Infrastructure Spending

Poor infrastructure affects everyone. Steven Pressman, professor of economics at Colorado State University, examines whether the

Frans von der Dunk, University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Rights to the Moon

Will we go to war over the moon? Frans von der Dunk, professor of space law

Alicia Simmons, Colgate University – Politicians and Dissent

Want to ask a politician a tough question?  Good luck. Alicia Simmons, associate professor of sociology

Celene Reynolds, Yale University – Title IX

How is Title IX being used to combat gender inequalities in higher education? Celene Reynolds, PhD

Douglas McKechnie, United States Air Force Academy – Government and Social Media

The government is now a troll on social media. Douglas McKechnie, associate professor of law at

John Heitmann, University of Dayton – Cars and Government Regulations

Americans have long had a love affair with the automobile. John Heitmann, professor of history at

Minita Sanghvi, Skidmore College – Gender and Biases in Politics

Women in politics face a wide swath of biases. Minita Sanghvi, Assistant Professor in Management and

Aubrey Westfall, Wheaton College – The Politics of the Headscarf

The headscarf worn by some Muslim women is becoming a tool of civic engagement. Aubrey Westfall,