When it comes to politics, historians see similarities in partisanship, as well as internal party divisions fueling a feeling of disruption. Jeremi Suri, a professor at LBJ who has written about the global impact of 1968, says that while such changes might spell trouble for a political party, they’ve often been good for the nation long term, forcing debates about fundamental cultural disagreements.
Selena Walsh has been named the new director of the Executive Master’s in Public Leadership (EMPL) program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.Read more
Two Former Presidential Appointees to Share Expertise with Students on Housing, Healthcare Policy Through Fall Seminars
The Honorable Julián Castro, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Dr. Mary K. Wakefield, former acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, will share their expertise with LBJ students through a series of spring seminars.Read more
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.Read more