Rich Pacelle, head of the Department of Political Science, spoke to WBIR-TV Channel 10 about a few reasons student voter registration may be low this election season.
The 2016 presidential elections will likely be one of the nation’s historic races—both because of the presumptive candidates and the voter groups each will drive to the polls—according to Richard Pacelle, a UT political science expert and head of the Department of Political Science.
Rich Pacelle, head of the UT Department of Political Science, this week made several appearances in national and local media on topics ranging from guns on campus to the future of the presidential race.
Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich have suspended—or plan to end—their campaigns, which virtually guarantees that Donald Trump will be the party’s nominee, according to political science expert Rich Pacelle.
National Public Radio interviewed Richard Pacelle, head of the Department of Political Science, about the role of delegates in presidential nominations.
Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist who helped many slaves to freedom, will replace Andrew Jackson on the twenty-dollar bill—a decision prompted by the desire to recognize others who have played a significant role in American history, according to a UT expert.
Republicans may very well head to their national convention this summer without a clear presidential nominee—a situation that could prompt deal-making and potentially weaken the party, according to UT experts.
With election season underway, Richard Pacelle, Jr. has weighed in on a number of election-related issues and trends.
UT’s Richard Pacelle provided analysis for WATE-TV Channel 6 after the first presidential debate of the election season August 6 featuring Republican candidates. Watch the interview here. Pacelle is head of the Department of Political Science and an expert on American politics, constitutional law, civil liberties, and the judicial process.
Last week’s Supreme Court ruling granting marriage rights to same-sex couples put two College of Law professors in the spotlight. Professor Wendy Bach spoke with WUOT, WATE and the News Sentinel. Michael Higdon was interviewed by WBIR and the Commercial Appeal. Richard Pacelle, Supreme Court expert and political science professor, also was interviewed by the
With the start of a new academic year, there are several new and interim department heads across campus.