De Nichols: The art of protest

De Nichols: The art of protest

De Nichols has been working at the intersection of art and social justice since she was a student at Washington University. Now, after completing her Loeb Fellowship at Harvard University, she’s working on her first book and helping St. Louis’ Griot Museum of Black History.

Fighting crime like war

Fighting crime like war

In The Punitive Turn in American Life, WashU alumnus Michael S. Sherry describes how America applied war tactics to fighting crime.


Fighting voter suppression

Fighting voter suppression

Disturbed by voter suppression, Gena Gunn McClendon helped found the Voter Access and Engagement initiative at the university. In the time of COVID-19, fighting to make sure every voice is heard on election day is more important than ever.

What came next

What came next

Women earned the right to vote, but what kind of impact did they have? Political scientists and Arts & Sciences alumni Christina Wolbrecht and J. Kevin Corder analyze 100 years of election history

It’s time for change

It’s time for change

Three esteemed Arts & Sciences faculty members discuss the social movement against police brutality taking place across the nation and the world, and its implications for teaching, research and higher education.