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Media MentionJanuary 6, 2022

Scholars descreibe how Jan. 6 affected their work

Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs and professor of history and public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, said Jan. 6 had an "immediate and fundamental impact on my teaching." In his 200-person course on U.S. history since the Civil War, for example, he extended units on paramilitary violence and electoral repression to show continuities from the era after the Civil War to today and otherwise highlighted connections between the past and the events of Jan. 6.

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Media MentionSeptember 10, 2021

Suri op-ed: 9/11 aftermath: 20 years of trauma

"We rarely understand a moment until it has passed," writes LBJ Professor Jeremi Suri in a historical perspective on Sept. 11, 2001 in The Hill. "That is especially true in times of collective trauma. Twenty years ago, 19 young male terrorists associated with al Qaeda hijacked four planes in the United States, turning them into missiles that devastated lower Manhattan and the Pentagon. One of the planes, probably aimed at the U.S.

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Media MentionApril 29, 2021

Jeremi Suri: History of American Power

Presidential historian Jeremi Suri talks about the history of American Power.

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Media MentionApril 15, 2021

Despite possible consequences, Afghanistan troop drawdown is a 'relief' says one UT expert

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced that all remaining American troops would leave Afghanistan by Sept. 11 of this year. It has been almost 20 years since U.S. forces were first deployed there in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks in 2001.

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NewsApril 9, 2021

April 9: Faculty Research, Policy Engagement and News

10 features from the week 

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Media MentionJanuary 7, 2021

'Far worse than Nixon'

Even seasoned historians and political scientists struggled to digest Wednesday's siege on the Capitol — then offered scathing critiques of Trump and his extremist supporters and "enablers."

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Media MentionJanuary 6, 2021

'It's an attempted coup' | Political analysts react to mobs at U.S. Capitol

Rioters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, disrupting a congressional meeting to certify the 2020 presidential election results.

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Media MentionDecember 10, 2020

Historical thinking for resilient leaders

The smartest leaders recognize how little they really know and make up for it by leveraging a broad knowledge of history to navigate what are always rough seas.

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FeatureDecember 8, 2020

Historical Thinking for Resilient Leaders

Leadership and Public Management

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NewsDecember 8, 2020

LBJ School policy leaders craft solutions for a resilient future

Twenty-nine LBJ School authors have come together to craft interdisciplinary and resilience-based policy solutions, published in one toolkit called Resiliency in the Age of COVID-19. This toolkit comes as researchers from across The University of Texas at Austin continue to offer first-of-its-kind groundbreaking research and discovery in the fight against COVID and its long-lasting impacts on public health, business and the future of governance.

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