Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. and Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley, author of the bestseller, With All Due Respect, in a conversation with WPI Executive Director Betsy Fischer Martin.
7/15/20 at 6:00 PM
William Sweeney, former director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and former executive-in-residence at SPA, offers his insights into the general election.
7/1/20 at 12:00PM
Some of the news stories from around American University.
The events capped off a nonstop week of reporting for 24 AU students enrolled in Presidential Primaries, a course offered every four years by SOC and SPA. Now in its fourth cycle, the class featured a new twist this year: South Carolina.
Research by Professor Dave Marcotte and Kari Dalane on charter schools examines their expansion along with student segregation by income. Their study shows that segregation of low-income students increased by 15 percent in large school districts.
Top journalists and former leaders of the Republican and Democratic National Committees gave their impressions of the ever-changing political landscape heading into the 2020 presidential election.
The Women & Politics Institute at SPA and the Women in Public Service Project hosted a recent discussion about the challenges female candidates face and how many are many are leveraging social media to get their messages out.
With reports over the weekend of new sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the debate over whether he should serve on the nation’s highest court has re-emerged as a political issue.