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In the Media
Jessica Waters, associate dean at the School of Public Affairs, wrote an op-ed for the Huffington Post on October 6 arguing that the facts have been ignored throughout the political firestorm around Planned Parenthood.
David Lublin, professor of government, spoke to U.S. News on October 2 about presidential candidate Ben Carson and how his conservative stances on issues will play out with voters.
Seth Gershenson, assistant professor of public administration and policy, spoke with Education Week on October 1 about his research into classroom instruction and student achievement.
Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, was quoted in an article for The Christian Science Monitor on September 30 about how Hillary Clinton's recent drop in support may be tied to "Clinton-ism" rather than sexism.
Derek Hyra, director of the Metropolitan Policy Center, spoke to Voice of America on September 30 about the housing dilemma Chinese residents in Chinatown are facing as prices in the area rise.
October 6 Looking Back at a Legend
The AU community offers fond memories of the late, great Julian Bond.
A study by Todd Eisenstadt, Carl LeVan, and Tofigh Maboudi suggests that democracies may be stronger when ordinary citizens are involved in the initial stages of reforming of their country’s constitution.
AU has the most politically active students
—Princeton Review Best Colleges
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American Communities Project Blog
Director of the American Communities Project Dante Chinni explores changes in the fault lines of the United States using a massive data library and a breakdown of communities to understand where the U.S. is going at the local level.