The assistant professor of political science and Faculty Fellow for Civic Engagement spoke with Time Warner Cable News and with WFMY News 2 in early December about politics and the U.S. Senate's report on CIA torture.
In the first of three “Community Connections” programs, experts answer questions about domestic violence and offer suggestions.
Rep. Howard Coble retires from Congress this year after three decades of serving Alamance County and surrounding regions in Washington. He visited Elon University on Oct. 29, 2014, to offer reflections about his experience in the nation’s halls of power.
North Carolina's Democratic senator in Washington has held firm her levels of support for reelection over the past month with the latest Elon University Poll finding her strongest backing among women.
North Carolina Campus Compact (NCCC) recently announced that Elon University won the NCCC voter registration contest by registering the most students among eight participating North Carolina universities.
The Elon University Poll, for the first time in its history, used an online survey to ask registered voters about their impressions of North Carolina's U.S. Senate candidates this fall while measuring the way name ordering on ballots might affect support for major party nominees.
Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holds a small edge in a bid to retain her seat this fall against challenger Thom Tillis, speaker of North Carolina's House of Representatives and one of the state's most powerful Republican leaders.
Charlie Cook, one of the nation’s most respected political commentators, told an Elon University audience Wednesday that historical and demographic trends favor a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate this fall - but the GOP shouldn’t be too giddy as 2016 looks to be a blessing for Democrats.
Elon University professors and students filled McKinnon Hall on Aug. 27, 2014, to discuss race, privilege and justice following the Missouri police shooting death of an unarmed black man and subsequent protests that have galvanized the nation.
Following the suicide of actor and comedian Robin Williams, Assistant Professor Jason Husser examines survey data on American attitudes toward mental health and calls for more efforts to be made to remove the stigma of depression.
The assistant professor of political science and assistant director of the Elon University Poll was a program guest on Friday, July 18, 2014.
The assistant professor of political science and assistant director of the Elon University Poll offered an analysis of a federal lawsuit to prohibit the state from implementing a new voter ID law.
The assistant professor of political science and assistant director of the Elon University Poll penned a May 8 viewpoint analyzing the way in which North Carolina's Republican-controlled legislature might inadvertently boost Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's reelection bid.
With guidance from faculty and staff in the Student Professional Development Center, strategic communications and political science double major Baron Smith '14 combined his interest in marketing with a passion for cars to secure a position with Volkswagen Group of America's Graduate Program.
When Toorialey Fazly ’14 left Afghanistan in 2010 to come to Elon, he was expecting the experience to be uneventful. What Fazly, who graduates this spring from the university, found instead transformed his life.
The associate professor of political science and policy studies traces the evolution of elections in India for a UK-based academic association and explores the implications of the Bharatiya Janata Party's historic win at the polls on May 16, 2014.
Elon University senior Greg Honan researched the stories two former presidents told of public assistance recipients and found a direct influence on the way local politicians talk about social services.
Eight Elon University students participated on May 7, 2014, in the third Presidential Crisis Simulation hosted by the Politics Forum and Center for Leadership.
James Carter ‘14 leveraged the Student Professional Development Center and involvement with The Washington Center academic seminar program in the nation’s capital to work with the International Economic Development Council.
Nearly half of respondents in the latest Elon University Poll say the minimum wage should be at least $10 per hour, more people than not believe access to abortion should be made less difficult, and the state is still generally sour about "Obamacare."
A top Republican in North Carolina politics has bolstered his visibility leading up to a May 6 primary where the GOP will elect a candidate to challenge Democrat Kay Hagan for her U.S. Senate seat this fall.
A human rights & social justice independent major has spent two years comparing local and national media perceptions of poverty in Appalachia.
The book explores the candor of Supreme Court nominees during their confirmation hearings.