Faculty Research and Achievements

Faculty Research and Achievements

Media Mention February 2, 2017

Do women matter to national security? The men who lead U.S. foreign policy don't think so.

Research from Josh Busby and colleagues finds that gender differences are underconsidered by foreign policy professionals: "Incoming Trump administration officials ... have suggested that gender- and other development-focused programming detracts from a focus on U.S. security and have signaled

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Media Mention January 30, 2017

Immigration Expert Outlines Origins of 7 Countries in Trump Order

After the announcement of seven countries impacted by a Trump Administration immigration order, Ruth Wasem talks about the nature of prior vetting processes in those countries.

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Media Mention January 25, 2017

How the Racial Differences in Prison Deaths Illustrate Inmate Afflictions

Prison inmate deaths have seen a slight increase, but what is noticeable is the racial divide in how inmates succumb. LBJ Professor Michele Deitch discusses mental health treatment in jails and prisons.

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Prison inmate deaths have seen a slight increase recently federal data show, but what is noticeable is the racial divide in how inmates succumb.
Media Mention January 23, 2017

Interest on U.S. debt is economy-killer, 2016 annual financial report shows

The federal government’s just-released 2016 annual financial report has a clear and compelling message: our nation's current financial trends are unsustainable. LBJ Professor Michael Granof discusses what it would take to grow the economy.

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The U.S. paid $273 billion in interest on the federal debt last year, according to the federal government’s 2016 annual financial report.
News January 19, 2017

INNOVATION BOUND: The Annual Celebration of LBJ School Policy Research

In an annual celebration, the LBJ School community will convene on February 8, 2017, to celebrate the published works of our distinguished faculty and impassioned students.

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Innovation Bound: The annual celebration of LBJ School Policy Research
Media Mention January 16, 2017

Researchers recommend Rundberg funding, improvements

Some University of Texas at Austin researchers are recommending the city take steps to continue investing in the Rundberg area after federal grant funding for the "Restore Rundberg" project ran out. LBJ Professor and RGK Center Director David Springer served as the principal investigator of Restore

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Media Mention January 11, 2017

Different sides of the Capitol may have different priorities heading into 2017 legislative session

Should the Texas Legislature accomplish only one thing during the 85th legislative session, which started Jan. 10, the body of elected officials is required to pass a balanced budget for the 2018-19 fiscal biennium. LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg discusses how the 2017 session will play out.

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Media Mention January 10, 2017

Obama out, Sessions in? A day that spotlights America's contradictions on race

LBJ Professor Peniel Joseph discusses how President Obama's farewell address Tuesday night, in combination with Senate hearings for Alabama senator and attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions on Tuesday afternoon, presents a stark example of America's schizophrenic racial landscape.

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Media Mention January 10, 2017

With newest bathroom bill, a Texas-size clash of conservative values

LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg discusses Senate Bill 6, the "bathroom bill," and how it may put Texas' conservative Christian values and a low-tax, low-regulation agenda for economic growth at odds.

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Media Mention January 9, 2017

China’s New Silk Road Is Getting Muddy

Joshua Eisenman writes about China's Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road.

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