Faculty Research and Achievements

Faculty Research and Achievements

Media Mention July 25, 2017

How the New Russia Sanctions Bill Shows How Far the U.S. Has Come

Prof. Paul Pope comments on the seventieth anniversary of "the most important piece of national security legislation ever passed," the National Security Act, passed by a Republican Congress and signed into law by Democratic President Harry S. Truman.

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Media Mention July 19, 2017

New Opportunities in Research on Aging in the Americas

By 2025, at least one-fifth of the population of 15 countries in the Americas will be 60 or older. As in the United States, the older population itself in Latin America is rapidly aging, and those 80 and over are projected to quadruple from 2015 to 2050. LBJ professor Jacqui Angel is a leading

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News July 19, 2017

LBJ Professor Releases Book on the Challenges of Aging in Modern Society

Jacqueline Angel, a professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, has released a new book on the challenges of caring for the aging.

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Faculty member Jacqueline Angel in her office
Media Mention July 12, 2017

Trump's Infrastructure Plan Isn't Much of a Plan

Professors Michael Granof and Martin Luby discuss the possible shortcomings of President Trump's call for heavy use of public-private partnerships in improving American infrastructure.

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Media Mention July 5, 2017

Who Is Theresa May and What Does She Stand For?

LBJ Professor Will Inboden discusses Theresa May's campaign.

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Theresa May; Photo courtesy of Foreign Policy
Media Mention July 5, 2017

Commentary: Austin needs public input on city manager search

Terrell Blodgett, a professor emeritus at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, calls for public input on the City of Austin's city manager search.

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Marc Ott was Austin’s city manager for eight years, and only one council remains from when he was hired. AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2016 FILE PHOTO
Media Mention July 5, 2017

INEQUALITY AND THE 2016 ELECTION OUTCOME: A DIRTY SECRET AND A DILEMMA

The presidential election of 2016 occurred at the crest of a national debate over economic inequality, deeply researched by economists and sociologists since the 1990s, widely perceived to have risen sharply since the 1970s, and a focus of the first serious left-wing insurgency the Democratic Party

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Caricatures of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
Media Mention July 4, 2017

5 Lessons Trump’s America Can Learn From 1776

Independence Day is usually more about celebration than reflection. Yet LBJ Professor Paul Pope says we should pause long enough to recall that merely declaring independence from Great Britain did not grant us independence nor establish government “by the people.”

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A painting depicting General George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River from on December 25, 1776 between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Ed Vebell/Getty Images
Media Mention July 4, 2017

Commentary: Six national security principles we should take from 1776

LBJ Professor Paul Pope calls for reflection on Independence Day.

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President George Washington at Mount Rushmore. Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Media Mention July 1, 2017

Commentary: Senate health bill panel clearly thinks women don’t matter

Ed Dorn, LBJ Professor and former dean of the LBJ School, discusses the shortcomings of the Senate health bill.

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