Political Science

‘The Cold War’s Long Shadow’

As a visiting fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in India (CASI), Swagato Ganguly gave a talk on “The Cold War’s Long Shadow: Indian Foreign Policy and the Current State of Play of Indo-Pacific Geopolitics.”

Kristina García

Turning Latin America green

Santiago Cunial, a doctoral candidate in political science, investigates issues surrounding green energy in Chile and Argentina.

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In the News


Why Trump’s guy winning the primary for Pennsylvania governor should worry the GOP

Brian Rosenwald of the School of Arts & Sciences points out that, for Republicans to win statewide in Pennsylvania, everything needs to break their way.


Diverse Education

Will primary races in Pennsylvania forecast the political agenda for the fall?

Marc Meredith of the School of Arts & Sciences says that, for education in Pennsylvania the more consequential primary election on Tuesday was about the governorship.


London School of Economics and Political Science

Much more than meh: The 2022 Northern Ireland Assembly Elections

Brendan O’Leary of the School of Arts & Sciences discuss the results of this year's Northern Ireland Assembly election.



Pennsylvania’s crowded field of Republican gubernatorial candidates

Daniel Hopkins of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the likelihood of Democrat Josh Shapiro winning the Pennsylvania governorship in a Republican-leaning year.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Elected officials shouldn’t do redistricting

John Kromer of the School of Arts & Sciences wrote an opinion piece arguing that redistricting should be managed by an independent commission and not elected officials, who, he says, “have a built-in conflict of interest with respect to the reshaping of election districts.”


The Washington Post

A president navigates how to ask for painful sacrifices from Americans for Ukraine

Carolyn Marvin of the Annenberg School for Communication spoke about President Biden’s efforts to unify the country in support of Ukraine. “It’s economic pain. It’s unfortunate, it’s difficult—but it’s not the sacrifice that brings all the warring factions together,” she said. “But the kind of sacrifice that really is meaningful to people is loss of life of their own group. And that’s not what’s on the table for Americans at this point.”