Political Science

Join us for a book talk and discussion with Dr. Anita Chari

We are delighted to invite you to join us for a special book talk and discussion featuring University of Oregon Associate Professor of Political Science, Dr. Anita Chari. This event will delve into her latest publication, A User’s Manual to Claire Fontaine, which examines the intersections of feminist conceptual artist Claire Fontaine's work for critical theory and practice. 

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, May 17, 2024


Young people are lukewarm about Biden – and giving them more information doesn’t move the needle much

POLITICAL SCIENCE - Chandler James and Neil O'Brien, both political science assistant professors, write in a Feb. 21 article in The Conversation about the White House race. The authors cite a recent poll they conducted that found mixed evidence that undecided young Democrats would be persuaded to vote for Biden based on any new information.

Immigration reform has always been tough, and rarely happens in election years - 4 things to know

POLITICAL SCIENCE - Immigration is already a major polarizing issue in the 2024 U.S. presidential election. Arrests for illegal border crossings from Mexico reached an all-time high in December 2023, and cities like New York and Chicago are struggling to provide housing and basic services for tens of thousands of migrants arriving from Texas. Department of Political Science Professor and Philip H. Knight Chair of Social Science Dan Tichenor writes about immigration reform in The Conversation.

Professor Joseph Lowndes Publishes a Perspective on Presidential Power in the Washington Post

POLITICAL SCIENCE- Professor Joseph Lowndes opines in the Washington Post article that former President Donald Trump's quest for no limits on presidential power isn't new for the Republican Party. Lowndes offers a perspective on presidential power and its relationship with the Republican Party.