Political Science Archive

Timothy Frye, Columbia University – Weak Strongmen

Being a dictator can seem simple, but is it? Timothy Frye, professor of post-soviet foreign policy

Sophia Moskalenko, Georgia State University – QAnon: Real and Imaginary Dangers

Like it or not, QAnon keeps hitting the news. Sophia Moskalenko, research fellow at Georgia State

Ying Lui, University of Southern California Dornsife – Anti-Asian Discrimination

Hate crimes against Asian Americans are on the rise. Ying Liu, research scientist at the center

Se-Hyuong Yi, University of Houston Clear Lake – Deliberative Dialogue: A New Kind of Political Talk

On University of Houston Clear-Lake Week: Political theorists are interested in a new way to debate

Matt Hendley, SUNY Oneonta – What if the U.S. Followed the Westminster Parliamentary Model?

What if the U.S. government was more like the United Kingdom’s? Matthew Hendley, professor of history

Anthony Fleming, University of West Georgia – Gun Policy Debate as Individualism vs Communitarian Values

On University of West Georgia Week: Rugged individualism has had a large influence over gun laws

Brian Lowe, SUNY Oneonta – Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories continue to run rampant in today’s public sphere. Brian Lowe, professor of sociology at

David Primo, University of Rochester – Campaign Finance Reform

Money is always a big factor in political discussions. David Primo, professor of political science and

Nancy Neiman, Scripps College – Markets and Social Justice

On Scripps College Week:Β  Free markets cannot be counted on to erase social injustices. Nancy Neiman,

Yuval Avnar, Scripps College – News Echo Chambers

On Scripps College Week: Are news echo chambers really a bad thing? Β Yuval Avnur, professor of