Political Science

Dec 7, 2018  |  Salon

NC State Experts Weigh In on Controversial Ninth Congressional District Voter Fraud Allegations

Salon spoke with NC State political scientists Mark Nance and Steven Greene about the controversial ninth district congressional election, and the likelihood of a second election due to voter fraud allegations there.

Nov 27, 2018

In the News: It’s Time to Amend NC’s Constitutional Amendment Process

In an opinion piece, NC State political scientist Jim Zink discusses the processes by which amendments to the state's constitution might best be approached.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Bellingham Herald

In the News: How Should CEOs Adjust in the Age of Trump? There are Classes for That.

NC State political scientist Mark Nance welcomes the new dynamics playing out in his classes in the polarized and politically charged age of Trump.

Nov 26, 2018  |  NC State News

Study: Drug Use, Religion Explain ‘Reverse Gender Gap’ on Marijuana

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study from political science professor Steven Greene finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the fact that men are more likely to have used marijuana.

Jul 9, 2018  |  NC State News

5 Counties to Watch in North Carolina Politics

These five counties are particularly noteworthy for political observers interested in statewide North Carolina elections.

Jun 24, 2018  |  New York Times

Americans Love Families. American Policies Don’t.

NC State political scientist Steve Greene spoke with the New York Times about the disconnect between the reverence politicians and voters have for families and the policies they enact.

Jun 20, 2018  |  ABC-11 News

Advocates Rally in Opposition to Border Separation Policy

NC State political scientist Steve Greene discusses with ABC-11 News some of the political implications involved with the United States' policies of separating children from their parents at the nation's border.

Jun 13, 2018

Traciel Reid Named Interim Executive Director for School of Public and International Affairs

NC State political scientist Traciel Reid has been named interim executive director of the School of Public and International Affairs, effective July 1, 2018.

Apr 12, 2018

Fulbright Scholar Heidi Hobbs Grows Prague Connections

As a Fulbright Scholar, political science professor Heidi Hobbs works far beyond the boundaries of campus. Learn more about her teaching and leadership abroad.

Apr 2, 2018  |  WRAL-TV

Cooper, Legislature Spend Big on Private Lawyers in Fight Over Powers

The power struggle between Dem Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican legislature over political appointments has both sides hiring unprecedented numbers of lawyers, says NC State political scientist Andy Taylor.