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In the latest episode of Penn Today’s ‘Office Hours’ podcast series, a chat with Michael Horowitz, professor of political science and associate director of Perry World House.
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, distinguished global leader-in-residence at Perry World House, describes the workings of the U.S. ambassador to the U.N.—and whether it matters that it’s no longer of cabinet status.
Wharton professor Steven O. Kimbrough discusses the Supreme Court’s recent decision to not make a ruling on what constitutes excessive partisan gerrymandering.
Political scientist Avery Goldstein discusses the mood in Beijing this week, and how the regime has suppressed the history of the crackdown.
Wharton’s David Zaring explains how the Fed can have enormous influence overseas—and whether there should be more accountability.
Marshall Bouton from the Center for the Advanced Study of India discusses the outcome of India’s election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second term.
Theresa May is out, but who replaces her is tricky to predict, says Brendan O’Leary of the School of Arts and Sciences.
John Gans, director of communications and research at Perry World House, discusses his new book that captures the stories and inner workings of National Security Council staff.
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.
In a Q&A, political science professor Dorothy Kronick says negotiation is an uphill battle but may be the only way to settle the dispute over who will lead the troubled country.
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Presidential Election in Mexico Tulia Falleti Director of Latin American and Latino Studies Program Professor of Political Science University of Pennsylvania Tulia Falleti, a nationally recognized researcher in comparative politics, can discuss the July 1 Mexican presidential election in the context of current regional Latin American politics. Her areas of expertise include Latin American politics, democratization, authoritarianism, federalism, decentralization, community participation, historical institutionalism, and qualitative research methods. She’s the author of “Decentralization and Subnational Politics in Latin America,” and “A Sequential Theory of Decentralization: Latin American Cases in Comparative Perspective.” She is fluent in Spanish.Read more
Vincent Reina of the School of Design discussed his experience working for HUD in 2002-2004 and the current state of affairs in the department. (Audio)
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Jonathan Zimmerman of the Graduate School of Education wrote about his concerns over challenges to free debate in the classroom surrounding gun control.
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