political science

It was one of the most surprising election outcomes in modern political history.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock how Donald Trump won the White House.

  Massachusetts’ Congressional delegation is stocked with Democrats. So why is the governor a Republican?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, and WAMC’s Alan Chartock try to figure it out. 

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With a little more than a year left in President Obama’s second term, a panel at Williams College tonight will discuss how his presidency should be viewed. New York magazine contributing editor Annie Lowrey, Bowdoin College’s Andrew Rudalevige and Alvin Tillery Jr. of Northwestern University make up the panel. Williams College political science professor Justin Crowe will moderate the talk. Crowe spoke with WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis about President Obama’s time in office.

"Big Data" is being mined to glean all sorts of information.

Bruce Peabody, professor of political science at Fairleigh Dickinson University, is studying trends as they relate to our understanding of heroism in America.

  Thanks to high-profile cases on the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage, the Supreme Court has been in the spotlight in recent years.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that its current cases are less likely to captivate the masses.

  Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner is working on a political comeback.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Weiner may be taking the longer view even if he doesn’t win the New York City mayoral race.