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Jul 14, 2016

Dan Bolger, Why We Lost

Author and retired Lt. Gen. Daniel Bolger served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, where he commanded troops and participated in meetings with top-level military and civilian players. General Bolger uses his unique perspective to assess these wars, from 9/11 to the final withdrawal from the region, and what we have learned from the experiences. Daniel Bolger, history, featured. 

Jul 13, 2016

A Citizen’s History of HB 2, in Progress

With her project, "NC HB2: A Citizens' History," NC State history professor Tammy Gordon wants to transcend what she sees as the limitations of social media to historians, as well as to those who want to share their experiences without being vilified in the comments section. Tammy Gordon, history, featured. 

Jul 1, 2016

Why North Carolina was Picked for First Joint Clinton-Obama Rally

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s choice of Charlotte, North Carolina, for her first campaign appearance with incumbent Barack Obama is a blend of confidence about the fall election and concern about the unpredictable nature of Republican challenger Donald Trump, experts said. Andrew Taylor, professor of political science, featured. 

Jun 30, 2016

CoastLine: Hypermasculinity — the origins, the effects and the antidote

The conversation about masculine and feminine expectations and how we socialize children has been going on in academic circles for decades. But it’s only recently that a mass shooting like the one in Orlando launches a different narrative. Joseph Simons-Rudolph, teaching assistant professor of psychology, is featured in this edition of WHQR's Coastline. 

Jun 17, 2016

Republican dads think they’re great fathers. Democrats don’t.

As we celebrate Father’s Day in this unlike-anything-we-have-ever-seen election year, Republicans and Democrats continue to grow further apart in terms of their views on candidates, policies and political events. And our research suggests that even being a dad isn’t immune from that trend. Steven Greene, political science, featured. 

May 4, 2016

Gerrymandering Protects Legislators From HB2 Backlash

Even amidst the bombast of this presidential primary season, House Bill 2 continues to push North Carolina into the spotlight. Mark Nance, assistant professor of political science, featured.