As the presidential debates led to voting in November, LBJ School faculty were at the forefront of discussions on the nation's most pressing issues.
Sherri Greenberg Shares Insights on National Politics and the Role of Social Media in Campaigns
Sherri Greenberg, LBJ School Lecturer and director of the Center for Politics and Governance, is an expert on national and state campaign politics. As a former Texas State Representative, Greenberg has special insight into the inner-workings of campaigns and campaign finance. Additionally, Greenberg's research interests include the role of social media in politics and elections.
Campaigning and governing in the digital age - Austin American-Statesman, Nov. 3, 2012
VIDEO: Analysis of Third Presidential Debate - Oct. 23, 2012
VIDEO: Analysis of Second Presidential Debate - Oct. 16, 2012
Six things that Joe Biden, Paul Ryan must do in their VP debate - SF Chronicle, Oct. 9, 2012
VIDEO: Analysis of First Presidential Debate - Oct. 4, 2012
Women voters key in presidential election - Fox 7 News, Sept. 5, 2012
Texas Democrats See Long Road to Comeback - Dallas Morning News, Sept. 2, 2012
Local experts weigh in on RNC speeches - Fox 7 News, Aug. 29, 2012
The Role of Social Media in Politics- Fox 7 News, Aug. 7, 2012
Jeremi Suri Examines the Role of Nationbuilding and Using History to Inform Presidential Policymaking
Jeremi Suri is the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, Professor of Public Affairs at the LBJ School, and a Professor of History in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. As a policy expert and historian, Suri explains the role nationbuilding has played and will continue to play in the United States foreign policy agenda. Suri is also a contributor to The Alcalde blog where he also covers issues pertaining to the election.
How Obama Won and What it Means by Jeremi Suri - Global Brief, Nov. 7, 2012
Why the debates stink by Jeremi Suri - Daily Texan, Oct. 21, 2012
Are today’s politicians ready for the challenges and opportunities of our time? - The Austin American Statesman, Oct. 6, 2012
How do presidents inspire hope? - UT Elections 2012 Blog, Sept. 28, 2012
Obama-Romney Debate Can't Avoid Nationbuilding- Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 23, 2012
Jeremi Suri: Lessons from a Fallen Empire - The Alcalde, July 30, 2012
Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto Discusses Latinos in Politics
Dr. Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto is a Fellow at the Center for Politics and Governance, a visiting scholar in the Department of Government and Director of Communications for Latino Decisions. As a contributor to MSNBC and NBCLatino, DeFrancesco Soto explores the role Latinos will play in the presidential election.
Obama's re-election doesn't change uncertain business climate, executives say - Bellaire Examiner, Nov. 14. 2012
Opinion: Hispanics believe Obama would do better than Romney on the economy and immigration - NBCLatino, Nov. 8, 2012
Analysis: Puerto Ricans turned Florida blue - NBCLatino, Nov. 7, 2012
The Good, Bad, and Ugly of This Year's Campaign Ads - NPR, Nov. 5, 2012
Opinion: Romney's GOP wingmen are bringing him down with women voters - NBCLatino, Oct. 25, 2012
Opinion: Early voting matters and why we vote for president on Tuesday - NBCLatino, Oct. 10, 2012
Opinion: Romney gets an A+ while Obama gets a C+ for winging the debate - NBCLatino, Oct. 4, 2012
Looking toward the next debate - MSNBC, Oct. 3, 2012
Opinion: Latino vote pivotal in North Carolina - NBCLatino, Sept. 27, 2012
Opinion: Why are deferred action DREAMers denied health coverage? - NBCLatino, Sept 21, 2012
Opinion: Democrats won the convention messaging game - NBCLatino, Sept. 7, 2012
The Rachel Maddow Show - Romney's Latino Bump - Sept. 4, 2012
Republican convention report card: How did GOP do with Latinos? - NBCLatino, Aug. 31, 2012
Opinion: The RNC's Immigrant Tease - NBCLatino, Aug. 30, 2012
Opinion: Can the Republicans connect with Latinos on abortion - NBCLatino, Aug. 24, 2012
Opinion: Can Latinos Trust Obama Again - NBCLatino, Aug. 18, 2012
Opinion: Julian Castro as First Latino President? - NBCLatino, Aug. 10, 2012
Alan Kuperman Discusses Foreign Policy and the Role of Israel in the Election
Alan Kuperman is an associate professor in the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Kuperman teaches courses in global policy studies. He is also the founding coordinator of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project and leads a Pentagon-funded project on Constitutional Design and Conflict Management in Africa. He has published articles and book chapters on ethnic conflict, U.S. military intervention and nuclear proliferation. He is also the author of The Limits of Humanitarian Intervention: Genocide in Rwanda and co-editor of Gambling on Humanitarian Intervention: Moral Hazard, Rebellion, and Civil War.
VIDEO: Analysis of the Third Presidential Debate - Oct. 24, 2012
VIDEO: Could Israel and Foreign Policy Swing the Election? - Oct. 15. 2012
Professor William Inboden Explores Role of Foreign Policy in the Election
William Inboden is a Distinguished Scholar at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law and an Assistant Professor at the LBJ School. Previously he served as Senior Director for Strategic Planning on the National Security Council at the White House, where he worked on a range of foreign policy issues including the National Security Strategy, democracy and governance, contingency planning, counter-radicalization, and multilateral institutions and initiatives. Inboden is available to discuss the relationship between foreign policy and the election.
Early thanksgiving for election day - Foreign Policy.com, Nov. 5, 2012
Is foreign policy bipartisanship a thing of the past? by William Inboden - Foreign Policy.com, Sept. 12, 2012