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9/11 Merged U.S. Immigration and Terrorism Efforts at Latinos’ Expense, Study Finds

After September 11, issues of immigration and terrorism merged, heightening surveillance and racializing Latino immigrants as a threat to national security, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin).

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Psychologist's Research Explores Why We Fall Prey to False Statements

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UNLV Political Experts Available to Discuss 2016 Election Issues

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May the Ad Wars Begin - WFU Expert on Trump Campaign Shake Ups and Advertising Moves

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Hey, Tall Guy! What’s the Politics Like Up There?

If you want to predict which political party someone will support, take note of the person’s height. The taller a person is, the more likely he or she is to vote for conservative politicians, according to a new study using data from Britain.

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UNLV Expert on Why the Latino Vote Matters

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UNLV political science professor John Tuman on how the Latino immigrant vote might mean more than ever to candidates this season.

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Quagmire of Politics, Power, Science, Individual Agendas, and History

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UMToday reached out to the Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Douglas Brown, for his take on the 2016 Rio Olympics for an op-ed piece.

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Partisan Media Can Influence Viewers to Reject Facts

A new nationwide study suggests why heavy users of partisan media outlets are more likely than others to hold political misperceptions.

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Media Advisory: Tulane Experts Available for Comment on 2016 Election

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Clinton Gains 5 Points to Tie Trump in Post-DNC Daybreak Poll

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump are nearly tied the week after the Democratic National Convention and after a series of controversies for the Trump camp, according to the USC Dornsife/LA Times Presidential Election Daybreak Poll.

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Are Science and Religion at Odds? WVU Sociologist Says the Answer Is Not So Simple

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Society has long assumed that science and religion are at odds. But research by West Virginia University sociologist Christopher Scheitle demonstrates that the assumption is not so simple—or accurate. Scheitle recently collaborated with colleagues to explore some of the dynamics between religion and science when it comes to issues like parents’ influence on children’s career choices and lawmakers’ motivations for supporting anti-evolution legislation.

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Adaptation to Climate Risks: Political Affiliation Matters

A new study reveals that those who affiliate with the Democratic Party have different views than those who vote Republican on the following issues: the likelihood of floods occurring, adopting protection measures, and expectations of disaster relief from the government. The study was jointly conducted by VU University in Amsterdam, Utrecht University School of Economics in The Netherlands, and the Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA.

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Experts Available to Comment on Current Political News

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UW-Milwaukee Election Experts: Women in Politics; Voter Behavior; Race/Ethnicity in Politics, Etc.

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Conspiracy Theories in Politics: WFU Communication Professor Available for Comment

With Trump’s pronouncement that the presidential process is rigged, Wake Forest University communication professor John Llewellyn can offer insight into how Trump has successfully used conspiracy theories to gain support.

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From Tactics to Tantrums? Presidential Debate Insights From Wake Forest University Experts

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NC Voter ID Ruling Makes Judicial Appointments Bigger Election Issue

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Hillary Delivers – Speech Unites the Party, Lights Up Twitter







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