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Maurice Isserman
Dissent Magazine Publishes Isserman Article

Dissent Magazine published an article titled 50 Years Later: Poverty and The Other America by Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of History Maurice Isserman in its winter 2012 issue. The article is an adaptation of the prologue of The Other American: The Life of Michael Harrington, the biography Isserman wrote in 2000. The article included updated statistics and observations.  More ...

P. Gary Wyckoff
New York Times Publishes Wyckoff Letter

The New York Times published a letter to the editor written by Professor of Government P. Gary Wyckoff as the leadoff response to “Class Matters. Why Won’t We Admit It?” in its Dec. 22 editorial section titled “Reducing Inequality in Our Schools.” He compared our current educational policies as being “like a requirement that all children clear the same height in the high jump, regardless of their stature.”  More ...

As members of the Senate, students vote on a bill during Prof. Andy Milstein's Senate simulation.
Students Re-Create Senate for Micro-Scale Simulation

Students enrolled in government 219 and 221, both taught by Visiting Instructor of Government Andy Milstein, got a feel for such slow-moving and hard-earned developments  in Congress during a weeks-long simulation of the legislative process. The experiment ended on Nov. 29 with a meeting to present and vote on the bills that the students designed.  More ...

Government Classes to Host Senate Floor Session Simulation

Members of two of Visiting Professor of Government Andy Milstein’s classes—Congress & Legislative Politics and The American Presidency—will be holding a lively mock Senate floor session on Tuesday, Nov. 29, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Red Pit.  More ...

Pamela Cox
World Bank Latin America VP to Lecture

Pamela Cox, regional vice president (Latin America and the Caribbean) of the World Bank, will give a lecture titled “Latin America’s Future; Made in China?” on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fillius Events Barn. The event is free and open to the public.  More ...

Sharon Rivera
Rivera Class Holds Teleconference With Moscow Students

On October 26, the students of Associate Professor of Government Sharon Rivera’s “Politics of Russia” class participated in a teleconference with students from the Moscow State Institute of International Affairs (MGIMO), which is one of the most prestigious universities in the Russian Federation. The focus of the teleconference was the state of contemporary politics in Russia and in the United States.  More ...

Frank Anechiarico '71
Anechiarico '71 Addresses Conference on Public Ethics

Frank Anechiarico ’71, Maynard-Knox Professor of Government and Law, addressed the Northeast Conference on Public Administration on “The Ethical Implication of Government Outsourcing” at the conference's annual meeting in New York City on Oct. 29.  More ...

Robert Martin
Martin Presents at Political Theory Conference

Associate Professor of Government Robert Martin presented a paper at the Association for Political Theory conference on Oct. 13-16 at the University of Notre Dame. “Salutary ‘Collisions’ and Multiple Discourses: Dissent & the Radical Democratic Thought of the Late 1790s” was part of the conference’s American Political Thought panel.  More ...

Alan Cafruny
Cafruny Presents Paper in London

Alan Cafruny, the Henry Bristol Professor of International Affairs,  gave a lecture at the Department of European and International Studies at Kings College, University of London, on Oct. 18.  His talk was titled "The Global Financial Crisis and the 2012 Elections."  More ...

Students in Hamilton's Program in Washington, D.C. with U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna, left.
Beyond Books, DC Program Students Enjoy Many Opportunities

Students in the Semester in Washington Program met with U.S. Representative Richard Hanna of New York’s 24th District on Oct. 12. Rep. Hanna fielded a variety of questions from the group about his experiences as a new member of the House of Representatives and about the issues confronting the 112th Congress.  More ...

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