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Professor Wendy Schiller co-authors 17th Amendment article for Brookings Institution

Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy Wendy Schiller has co-authored (with Charles Stewart III) a paper recently published by the Brookings Institution: The 100th Anniversary of the 17th Amendment (Direct Election of Senators): A Promise Unfulfilled?

The paper was published on the 100th annivesary of the adoption of the 17th Amendment as part of the Brookings Institute's Issues in Governance Studies series.

(Distributed June 3, 2013)

Senior Awards and John Hazen White, Sr. Internship Awards Announced

Bradley Silverman (left) and Taubman Center director Marion Orr:

Two public policy concentrators completed theses and will graduate with honors in May. Ian Eppler presented “Social and Health Effects of Prisons on Prison Host Communities” and Bradley Silverman presented “Voting Rights, Politics and Racial Prejudice -- Implementing Section Five of the Voting Rights Act in a Complex Enforcement” to peers and Taubman Center faculty on May 1.

(Distributed May 6, 2013)

Taubman Director is keynote speaker at NAACP event on May 4

Marion Orr, director of Taubman Center, will be the keynote speaker at the 100th Annual Freedom Fund Breakfast of the Providence-Greater Rhode Island chapter of the NAACP set for 9 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Providence Marriott. This year's theme will be ""A Century in the Fight for Freedom."

(Distributed April 12, 2013)
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