Author: tompepinsky

A Revised Job Talk Talk

Last year I gave a presentation to our PhD students about what the job talk is, what it is for, and best practices. Today, I’m giving the same talk again, and have updated the slides a bit. You can see the new version here (PDF). As before, can’t get all of the nuances, but you […]

Trumpism and American Democracy

My colleagues Robert Lieberman, Suzanne Mettler, Ken Roberts, Rick Valelly, and I have written a new paper on American democracy in the time of President Trump. We propose an explicitly comparative and historical framework for understanding Trump’s presidency and what it means for democracy in the United States. It is written in an accessible style, […]