Author and scholar Diane Winston will discuss the intersection of religion, politics, and the US news media during a talk on campus at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 6.
David E. Sanger, senior staff writer for the New York Times, will speak about national security strategies used by recent administrations and how the current administration plans to deal with such challenges going forward.
UT political scientist Anthony Nownes weighs-in on the political race in Tennessee and former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen’s run for U.S. Senate.
Professor Erin Darby discusses the history of conflict surrounding Jerusalem and offer analysis about public response to the president’s move to recognize the city as the capital of Israel.
Three UT professors have been accepted to the US Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab for spring 2018—Stuart Brotman, Devendra Dilip Potnis, and Sam Swan.
UT political scientist Richard Pacelle told WMOT Radio, a Middle Tennessee-based NPR affiliate, that the state’s democrats could take advantage of turmoil in the Republican Party and mount a serious challenge for the Senate seat being vacated by Bob Corker.
The US Supreme Court has reconvened, and this season promises to be more contentious than the spring as the justices take on tough cases that may result in closely divided decisions, according to Richard Pacelle, a UT professor of political science.
UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host three gubernatorial candidates this month.
James Knight, former US ambassador to Benin and Chad, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 27.
UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its schedule for lectures and events this fall.
US Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee gained national attention in the early 1950s when he chaired congressional investigations into organized crime in America. Kefauver’s records of those inquiries form the basis of Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection, one of the newest digital collections of UT Libraries.
The acquisition of surplus military equipment through the US Department of Defense Law Enforcement Support Officers 1033 Program does not cause police to be more aggressive, according to a study published this week by a team of researchers from UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.