Assistant Professor of African American History, Loyola University New Orleans
What do the continuing protests in Ferguson, Missouri have in common with the 1960s uprisings in many U.S. cities? Howard looks to history to explore the roots of racial conflicts – and to suggest possible solutions.
John Richard Skuse Professor of Political Science, Tufts University
Associate Professor of Sociology, Tufts University
Mockery, fear, and personal attacks dominate blogs, television, and radio talk shows – especially on the right – making politics confusing and unappealing to most Americans.
Professor of Public Policy and Politics, University of Virginia
Associate Professor of Political Science and Law, Vanderbilt University
Two SSN scholars have used decades of data to rank the legislative prowess of U.S. Representatives, finding that persistence and a willingness to reach across the aisle pay off.