The Washington Post recently interviewed Anthony Nownes, a professor of political science, for a story examining the impact of endorsements from celebrities and sports figures in this year’s presidential election.
Department of Political Science News
Rich Pacelle, head of the UT Department of Political Science, this week made several appearances in national and local media on topics ranging from guns on campus to the future of the presidential race.
The Washington Post recently featured UT political science graduate Abdusalam Omer in this story about his efforts to bring change to the nation of Somalia
Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich have suspended—or plan to end—their campaigns, which virtually guarantees that Donald Trump will be the party’s nominee, according to political science expert Rich Pacelle.
National Public Radio interviewed Richard Pacelle, head of the Department of Political Science, about the role of delegates in presidential nominations.
Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist who helped many slaves to freedom, will replace Andrew Jackson on the twenty-dollar bill—a decision prompted by the desire to recognize others who have played a significant role in American history, according to a UT expert.
After Super Tuesday in Tennessee, the state’s influence in the 2016 presidential election is pretty much over. The Knoxville News Sentinel spoke with Anthony Nownes, professor of political science, about Tennessee’s impact in what is shaping up to be a contentious race for the White House.
Republicans may very well head to their national convention this summer without a clear presidential nominee—a situation that could prompt deal-making and potentially weaken the party, according to UT experts.
With election season underway, Richard Pacelle, Jr. has weighed in on a number of election-related issues and trends.
A group of students organized Voterpalooza this week to help their peers learn about candidates and public policy issues. WBIR-TV Channel 10 featured the event.