Faculty Research and Achievements

Faculty Research and Achievements

News April 13, 2017

LBJ School Center for the Study of Race and Democracy Hosts Men's Basketball Coach Shaka Smart for Conversation on Sports, Democracy

The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) at the LBJ School hosted a Conversation on Race, Sports and Citizenship featuring UT Austin’s men’s Head Basketball Coach Shaka Smart.

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Shaka Smart and Peniel Joseph talk to a crowd in Bass Lecture Hall
News April 13, 2017

The LBJ School Celebrates Students, Faculty, Staff Dedicated to Inclusive Community

The LBJ School of Public Affairs has named the winners of its inaugural Dean’s Advancement for Inclusion Awards, created to highlight the activities of LBJ students, faculty and staff dedicated to fostering an inclusive community.

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Media Mention April 10, 2017

James K. Galbraith : «Il ne faut ni sortir de l’euro ni continuer avec l'austérité

LBJ Professor James Galbraith, the son of economist John Galbraith, famous for having worked in the 1930s with President Roosevelt, is a convinced Keynesian. He supports the candidacy of Benoît Hamon, who presents this morning what he will do during the first 100 days following his election.

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James Galbraith. WITT/SIPA
Media Mention April 10, 2017

Harris County jail cited for leaving two inmates in transport van overnight

Just over a month after its last citation, the Harris County jail got dinged again by the state officials after leaving two inmates unattended in a van overnight and well into the next afternoon. LBJ Professor and criminal justice expert Michele Deitch called the incident an "extraordinarily

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News April 6, 2017

LBJ School Professor to Host DC Event on Nuclear Security

Update: View presentations from event on YouTube AUSTIN, Texas, April 4, 2017 – LBJ School professor and founding coordinator of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project (NPPP) Alan Kuperman will host an event on nuclear security to provide lessons for the Trump Administration and honor the

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Alan Kuperman delivers remarks at the International Symposium on Highly Enriched Uranium Minimization
Media Mention April 6, 2017

This Infrastructure Program Ended Up Costing Governments Millions. Trump Might Bring It Back.

States and localities are wary of the president's support for the Build America Bonds program.

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Media Mention April 6, 2017

Why Black Lives Matter Still Matters

Three years after BLM launched a nationwide uprising against police violence, what's next for the movement? In this special section, Peniel Joseph, a leading African American historian, explores how the group is forging a powerful new form of civil rights activism.

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BLM emerged from the Ferguson uprising in 2014, combining street protest with modern-day social media activism. Credit: Philip Montgomery
Media Mention April 5, 2017

San Francisco is in a race to have hack-proof voting booths before the 2020 election

In the wake of one of the most divisive elections in US history, the minefields remain: Russian attempts to hack state voter-registration databases, President Trump’s false claims of at least 3 million illegally cast ballots and, most recently, a House committee’s party-line vote to kill the

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Media Mention April 5, 2017

Trump, Citing No Evidence, Suggests Susan Rice Committed Crime

President Trump said on Wednesday that Susan E. Rice, the former national security adviser, may have committed a crime by seeking to learn the identities of Trump associates swept up in surveillance of foreign officials by United States spy agencies, repeating an assertion his allies in the news

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President Trump in the Oval Office on Wednesday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times
Media Mention April 4, 2017

A Look At Foreign Policy Issues Facing Trump

LBJ professor Jeremi Suri discusses the foreign policy issues facing Trump, including the nuclear threat from North Korea.

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