Category: Current Affairs

The Partisan Divide on COVID-19 is Growing

Since March of this year, I have been working in collaboration with Shana Gadarian and Sara Goodman on a NSF-supported project to track how Americans are responding to COVID-19. We now have three rounds of survey data, having received the latest round just last night. The first round of our survey took place very early […]

Confronting Confederate Heritage

[This post on Confederate legacies has two parts. You can read the second, more comparative one, here.] The current proposal to rename U.S. military installations that currently bear the names of Confederate soldiers is long overdue. It comes as a time when many of us are thinking very deeply about how we, as Americans, confront […]