What changes and trends could we see this year? WashU experts in areas from artificial intelligence to climate to fashion share their insights.
Foreign affairs specialist Fiona Hill will give an in-person chat at WashU on Thursday, Jan. 26, an Assembly Series event. The topic: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
If the historic five-day, 15-ballot floor fight to elect the House speaker is any indication, the next two years in American politics will be marked by unavoidable gridlock and vetoes, according to Arts & Sciences’ Steven Smith.
In a new book, “Voicing Politics,” Arts & Sciences’ Margit Tavits uncovers the many ways in which linguistic peculiarities of different languages can have meaningful consequences for political attitudes and beliefs around the world.
Ranen Miao, a senior studying political science and sociology in Arts & Sciences, was elected to serve as national director of communications for the College Democrats of America.
Sarah Kendzior, who earned her PhD in anthropology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in 2012, has written a book that examines why people are turning more and more to conspiracy theories at the very time when facts are needed most.
Steve Smith, a leading congressional politics scholar, discusses the factors making 2022 midterms difficult to predict, what’s ahead for the second half of President Joe Biden’s term and the impact the midterm election could have on the GOP’s future.
Voters in this year’s midterm elections, to be held nationwide Nov. 8, will be motivated by a number of hot-button issues, including abortion, climate change, voting rights, the economy and more. Washington University faculty experts weigh in on some of the issues that will be top of voters’ minds as they head to the polls.
The latest book from Sarah Kendzior dives into the culture of conspiracy that arises when citizens let others do the thinking for them.
Public dissatisfaction with the Supreme Court’s rulings and its performance has been growing. New research by political scientist James Gibson in Arts & Sciences suggests the controversial Dobbs decision may have been the straw that broke the camel’s back.