In impeachment inquiry, is President Trump more akin to Andrew Johnson or Bill Clinton?
With the opening of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump late last month, historian Mary Frances Berry compares the case against Trump to three other presidents who were threatened with removal.
Saudi Arabia vs. Iran: A regional spat with global implications
Political scientist Michael Horowitz, who specializes in international relations and military decision-making, explains the situation and outlines what might happen next.
Bots, biases, and binge watching: How AI shapes the modern world
A three-part series and podcast delves into the nuts and bolts of algorithms, legal and ethical questions, and ways artificial intelligence guides decision making.
The human driver
As the ability to harness the power of artificial intelligence grows, so does the need to consider the difficult decisions and trade-offs humans make all the time about privacy, bias, ethics, and safety.
Game-changing approach to a better U.S. criminal justice system
Through its emphasis on data-driven, systemic solutions to errors afflicting the criminal justice system, the Law School’s Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice has become a national leader in reform efforts.
Uncovering the roots of discrimination toward immigrants
New research from political scientist Nicholas Sambanis finds that religion may matter more than ethnicity in how immigrants are treated, even if they comply with local social norms.
Bipedal robot navigates the future
Thanks to Cassie, a cutting-edge two-legged robot, engineer Michael Posa has an ideal platform for tackling the challenges of locomotion.
30 years after Tiananmen Square, a changed China largely ignores the milestone
Political scientist Avery Goldstein discusses the mood in Beijing this week, and how the regime has suppressed the history of the crackdown.
Who will be the UK’s next prime minister?
Theresa May is out, but who replaces her is tricky to predict, says Brendan O’Leary of the School of Arts and Sciences.
Adolph Reed is retiring. But he’s still got more to say
After more than 40 years as a political science professor, incisive commentator, and mentor to countless students, Reed is ending his teaching career. Now, he can turn his full attention to writing, and the 2020 campaign.