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Alexander Gourevitch Weighs In on Barack Obama's Legacy

January 11, 2015 - New York News and Politics asked Alexander Gourevitch, Assistant Professor of Political Science, to weigh in with 52 other historians on Barack Obama's legacy. 

"Historians are experts on the past, not the future. But sometimes the wide-angle perspective they inhabit can be useful in understanding the present. And so, on the eve of Obama's penultimate State of the Union address, we invited a broad range of historians — academic and popular — to play a game.

(Distributed February 4, 2015)

A License to Say Anything?

Corey Brettschneider, Professor of Political Science, wrote an op-ed for the New York Times published on January 9, 2015. 

"SPECIALTY license plates — which bear the logo of a college or a sports team, or a slogan like "Save Our Seas" or "Stop Child Abuse" — bring in lots of money for state governments, as well as the schools, nonprofit groups, professional organizations and other entities that sponsor them. But these vehicular tags have also become a new frontier in debates over freedom of speech."

(Distributed February 4, 2015)
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