Using dental records of more than 10,000 people from 139 archaeology sites throughout Europe, political scientists in Arts & Sciences found that individuals who live in areas that historically favored men over women display more pro-male bias today than those who live in places where gender relations were more egalitarian centuries ago.
Former Student Union President Tyrin Truong, AB ’21, continues his commitment to public service at age 23 as one of the country’s youngest mayors.
Russia expert Fiona Hill visited WashU and shared, through the lens of her own life, how education and opportunity are two important ways by which the world can save democracy.
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.