Why LeBron’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton Could Matter on Election Day
With his personal endorsement two weeks ago of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, LeBron James became the rare superstar athlete at the peak of his career to so publicly pick sides in a national election. While athletes aren't necessarily persuasion vehicles, they can affect mobilization and fundraising. Mike Cobb, political science, featured.
Small Island, Big Experiment
Michael Cobb, a political scientist from NC State University, had previously completed a national survey on genetically modified mosquitoes. Cobb studies public perceptions of novel technologies and had attended some of the community meetings in the Keys, so the mosquito control district hired him to poll residents in 2013.