April 11, 2019 – from Newsy
"We should have an honest conversation about the U.S. role in enabling Israeli policies such as the settlement expansion, such as denial of Palestinian rights. It's not impossible to have an open conversation that is sensitive, but sensitive not only to the sensitivities of American Jews, but to American Muslims, to American Arabs, to people of all different faiths and backgrounds."
April 9, 2019 – from International Studies Quarterly
"Regimes are more likely to victimize civilians when they believe that they can hide their actions and thereby avoid international and domestic blowback."
April 2, 2019 – from Northwestern Now
Hurd’s project is titled “Religion on the Border” and looks at the entanglements of religion and politics through four case studies in which the religion/not religion border is central to U.S. domestic and foreign policy.
March 26, 2019 – from Newsy
"American presidents from Bill Clinton to George Bush to Barack Obama liked to talk about 'a rising tide lifts all boats,' and they liked to talk about how they were able to lower joblessness in the black community or raise incomes. But it's interesting that they never talk about raising it to parity with white people."
March 18, 2019 – from The Conversation
"Past and continuing atrocities in Syria will haunt history for generations to come. That Syrians retain any hope in a better future is not only a testament to their sheer will. It is also a sign, I believe, that the revolution they began eight years ago continues today."
March 13, 2019 – from Northwestern Institute for Policy Research
“It is important for those in higher education to recognize possible discrimination based on race and political engagement and to take steps to vitiate it.”
March 12, 2019 – from Chicago Democracy Project
“What does this tell us about election going forward? It will be a battle of self-styled progressives.”
February 26, 2019 – from New Books Network
Listen to the co-authors discuss the policies the super-rich believe vs. want based on their published findings.
February 21, 2019 – from Nature Human Behaviour
New research, tracking collaboration's evolutionary past with implications for political and economic behaviors today, from affiliate Mary McGrath & Yale's Alan Gerber.
February 19, 2019 – from Civics 101: A Podcast
"[The framers] knew that slavery was wrong, but they protected it because of a combination of their economic interests and white supremacy."
February 19, 2019 – from American Political Science Association Organized Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research, Qualitative Transparency Deliberations, Working Group Final Reports
Affiliate Pearlman’s report, co-authored with Ana Arjona (Northwestern) and Zachariah Mampilly (Vassar), examines the benefits, costs, and risks of adopting various forms of openness and transparency in political violence research and identifies the appropriateness and constraints of different approaches.
February 6, 2019 – from USA Today
"An upper-South state that was still holding on very much to the old Jim Crow politics," Alvin Tillery, Jr. discusses race and politics in Virginia.
February 4, 2019 – from Review of Middle East Studies
How do refugees define themselves? Wendy Pearlman offers reflections based on interviews with hundreds of displaced Syrians in the Middle East and Europe.
January 31, 2019 – from Nature Climate Change
Despite a scientific consensus, citizens are divided when it comes to climate change — often along political lines.
January 17, 2019 – from Niskanen Center
Local and federal policy produced our unique American housing market, including pitfalls that are still with us today.
January 15, 2019 – from Northwestern Now
Tillery is recognized as a Racial Equality and Community Engaged Researcher Incubator for leading students in social sciences training in conducting community-engaged research through a racial-equity framework through a yearlong program with community-based organizations. Back to top