Professor Claassen on local NBC affiliate, WKYC, on Super Tuesday
Ryan Claassen discusses religion and politics and his new book, “Godless Democrats and Pious Republicans?” (Cambridge University Press), on Super Tuesday with WKYC anchor, Jim Donovan. Which way will Evangelicals vote in the Republican primaries? Will the Hispanic vote be important? Claassen explains that Evangelicals are as flummoxed as other Republicans because no candidate has the clear support of the Evangelical establishment. Hispanics are a crucial voting block and Trump’s poor showing in Texas (the state with the second most Hispanic Republicans in the country, behind Florida) may indicate massive losses among Hispanics if Trump is the nominee.
Click on the link to Watch: http://www.wkyc.com/news/decision-2016-role-of-religion-race-and-more/63760975
Congratulations to faculty Daniel Hawes, PhD and Danny Chand, PhD on winning the Herbert Kaufman Award for best Public Administration Paper at the 2023 American Political Science Association Conference!
The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) recently announced its 2023-24 cohort of Peace Scholar Fellows and a Kent State University graduate student is one of the 21 award recipients.
Congratulations to PhD candidate Laura Mendez, who has been awarded the United States Institute for Peace: Peace Scholar Fellowship!
Laura’s work uses critical discourse analysis to examine the “self-help” discourse deployed in foreign aid packages and interpretive phenomenological analysis of interviews collected in the field to examine how that discourse is then understood and used by aid recipients