Dr. James Zink Publication
Department of Political Science associate professor Dr. James Zink and co-author Dr. Michelle Schwarze (UW-Madison) recently published their article, "James Wilson's Science of Politics and the Moral Psychology of American Constitutionalism" in the fall issues of American Political Thought: A Journal of Ideas, Institutions, and Culture.
Americans Love Families. American Policies Don’t.
NC State political scientist Steve Greene spoke with the New York Times about the disconnect between the reverence politicians and voters have for families and the policies they enact.
Trump’s Plan to Reshuffle Government Strikes Familiar Notes
President Donald Trump has proposed reorganizing parts of the federal government in ways that sound very familiar to those who follow U.S. science policy, including NC State social scientist Jennifer Kuzma, who directs the Genetic Engineering and Society Center. Science Magazine asked her to comment.
Advocates Rally in Opposition to Border Separation Policy
NC State political scientist Steve Greene discusses with ABC-11 News some of the political implications involved with the United States' policies of separating children from their parents at the nation's border.
Why Research Methods Matter
Research methods matter, especially in the government and nonprofit sectors, where an estimated 40 percent of the nation’s economic resources are devoted to the pursuit of quality of life gains. NC State Public Administration scholar RaJade Berry-James and co-author Susan Gooden's new book addresses the essential skills needed for real world decision-making and evaluation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.