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Faculty Research and Achievements

Media Mention January 30, 2018

Stefan Zweig’s Testimony on the Fascist Take-Over of Vienna, Black Lives Matter Today & The Nature of the Presidency

Historian Jeremi Suri joins KPFA for a conversation about the changing nature of the presidency through our time. He is the author of the book The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office.

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News January 29, 2018

Free Tax Preparation Help Available at Austin Health Care Centers

StreetCred, a nonprofit organization that helps individuals with low income file their taxes and identify/claim credits for which they are eligible, will begin providing services Monday at Central Health Southeast Health & Wellness Center and People’s Community Clinic North.

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News January 26, 2018

LBJ Professor Joshua Eisenman, MIT Research Scientist Eric Heginbotham Publish their Book on China's Major-power Engagement in the Developing World

Beijing’s objectives towards a developing world is the focus of China Steps Out, a new book co-edited by Joshua Eisenman, an assistant professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, and Eric Heginbotham, a principal research scientist at MIT’s Center for International Studies.

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Book jacket of Eisenman's book, CHINA STEPS OUT
Media Mention January 22, 2018

In bid to boost safety, juvenile justice agency reviewing violent youth for possible transfer

Staff at the scandal-plagued Texas Juvenile Justice Department have been asked to review a few dozen violent inmates for possible transfer to adult prisons, a move that has sparked concern among activists and advocates. "I don't want to downplay if there are serious incidents of violence where

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Media Mention January 17, 2018

Trump invokes Barbara Jordan in immigration debate, angering Democrats

Trump said his “America First” immigration agenda was furthering “the spirit of Jordan’s vision.” Scholars such as LBJ Professor Ruth Wasem say Trump was taking Jordan’s words out of context.

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Media Mention January 15, 2018

How Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination changed America 50 years ago and still affects us today

The assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis on April 4, 1968, continues to reverberate throughout the nation in large and small ways almost 50 years later, says LBJ Professor Peniel Joseph.

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Media Mention January 9, 2018

Green Giants? Sectoral Obstacles and Opportunities to Reduce Carbon Emissions in China and India

This post discusses the feasibility of reducing emissions in China and India.

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Media Mention January 9, 2018

Economist James K. Galbraith isn’t celebrating Dow 25,000

Pardon James Galbraith if he sits out the celebration of Dow 25,000. University of Texas economist Galbraith, the son of the famous Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith, believes mainstream economists and the Federal Reserve are too wedded to old ideas to see what is really going on in the

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News January 8, 2018

What's in Store for 2018? LBJ Faculty Make Their Predictions

After an eventful 2017, what's in store for the new year? Professors from the LBJ School offer their best predictions, explaining what to keep an eye on and what may be at stake.

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Media Mention January 3, 2018

Trump kicks off 2018 with controversial foreign policy comments

The president threatened North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Twitter. LBJ Professor Will Inboden says it's difficult to guess what impacts the tweets have on Kim Jong Un.

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