Faculty

Jun 13, 2018

Traciel Reid Named Interim Executive Director for School of Public and International Affairs

NC State political scientist Traciel Reid has been named interim executive director of the School of Public and International Affairs, effective July 1, 2018.

Apr 2, 2018

Cooper, Legislature Spend Big on Private Lawyers in Fight Over Powers

The power struggle between Dem Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican legislature over political appointments has both sides hiring unprecedented numbers of lawyers, says NC State political scientist Andy Taylor.

Mar 28, 2018

Trump Census Question About Citizenship Could Impact NC Representation, Federal Funding

Taking an accurate census is critical for federal funding, from roads to health care, as well as for legislative representation, Dick Mahoney explains on WRAL-TV. Mahoney heads NC State's School of Public and International Affairs.

Jan 6, 2018

Analysts Question Whether Voters Would End Judicial Elections

Political observers, including NC State political science prof Andy Taylor, are skeptical the public would happily surrender the right to elect judges.

Dec 13, 2017

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.

Nov 28, 2017

Raleigh Hearings on NC’s Role in CIA Torture

NC State political scientist Michael Struett served on a panel of experts during the NC Commission of Inquiry on Torture's public hearings.

Nov 6, 2017

Trump’s Ag Dept Reverses Course on Biotech Rules

Jennifer Kuzma, a social scientist who co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center, tells Science Magazine she is not surprised that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has withdrawn a plan to overhaul how it regulates biotechnology products such as genetically engineered crops.

Sep 27, 2017

Dr. Bruce McDonald Named Co-Editor-in-Chief of NASPAA’s Journal of Public Affairs Education

Dr. Bruce McDonald, associate professor of public budgeting and finance and director of the Masters of Public Administration program at NC State, is the new co-editor-in-chief of NASPAA's Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE).

Sep 19, 2017

Despite Dems’ deals with Trump, Hollywood resistance holds firm at Emmys

NC State Prof. Michael Cobb says the glimmers of cooperation between the president and Democrats may be driven by expediency.

Sep 5, 2017

Andy Taylor: GOP Is Right To Worry About Trump’s Performance

NC State political scientist Andy Taylor weighs the odds on outcomes for the 2018 mid-term elections in this opinion piece.