When the pandemic moved classes online, Lecturer Hemant Sharma of the Department of Political Science created textbook chapters with videos and real-time current event updates for students in his constitutional law class.
Conny Sidi Kazungu remembers hearing her dad’s voice on the other end of the phone and exhaling. Only minutes earlier, she had heard the blast from her home. Suicide bombers in trucks parked outside the US Embassy in Nairobi had exploded, killing more than 200 people.
Richard Pacelle, head of UT’s Department of Political Science, discussed the Democratic candidates and what can be expected from the upcoming primary season.
After six days of peace talks in Qatar, the government of Afghanistan and the Taliban appear closer to an agreement that could end US troops’ 17-year presence in the country.
UT alumna Shuwanza Goff made political history with the shift of the House majority to the Democratic Party.
A coalition of nearly 40 student groups and academic units at UT is launching a voter registration campaign on campus.
UT political science professor Michael Fitzgerald talks to WBIR about policy implications of President Trump’s first State of the Union.
Political science professor Richard Pacelle stopped by WBIR to share his thoughts on how the government shutdown may effect East Tennessee.
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.
Political science professor Michael Fitzgerald spoke to WBIR about the tax reform and the possibility of a government shutdown.
Two UT faculty members are leading a study to better understand Appalachian tourism and identify opportunities to grow tourism activities and encourage business development.
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.