News - 2020

Thursday, Sep 3, 2020

LaFleur Stephens-Dougan was one of three panelists for WBUR On Point program's discussion of vigilante militants' overlap with law enforcement, and how race factors into this relationship.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2020

NPR's discussion of the historical path to statehood and the roots of the controversy over DC statehood features an interview with Paul Frymer, professor of politics and CSDP faculty associate. In Simmering...

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2020

What politics delivered the 19th amendment? In her article in The Washington Post, Corrine McConnaughy explores the history and applies her research to shed light on lessons learned for the...

Sunday, Aug 30, 2020

Lauren Wright was interviewed by TIME for a piece on Trump's political use of office, Past Presidents Tried to Hide It. Now Trump’s Political Use of Office is Part of the Show

Thursday, Aug 13, 2020

WHYY interviewed LaFleur Stephens-Dougan about the political implications of Biden's VP pick of Kamala Harris: Democrats celebrate Kamala Harris as historic VP pick.

Monday, Aug 3, 2020

In a piece discussing how white people can advocate for real racial justice as opposed to symbolic efforts, CNN interviewed Omar Wasow, who focused on how housing policy is "ground zero" for racial equality. Professor Wasow's comments included...

Friday, Jul 24, 2020

VOA (Voice of America) News interviewed Omar Wasow for an examination of the controversial use of federal agents from the Department of Homeland Security in Portland, just as Trump's federal action sends more federal agents into other cities: Trump...

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020

Writing in The Washington Post, Dean Knox and Jonathan Mummolo address the dangers of using faulty science to support bad policy about policing and racial bias, especially when retraction of bad science is falsely characterized as being politically...

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020

Lauren Wright discusses and issues some warnings about Biden's choice of running mate in the "profoundly gendered" political landscape in her op-ed in The Hill: Sexism affects voting and puts Joe Biden in bind for his...