Category: Politics

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, […]

Lipset and Huntington in Indonesia (Literally)

In the course of doing some background research on the history of the Fulbright Program in Indonesia, I have come across an interesting fact. Both Seymour Martin Lipset and Samuel P. Huntington were in Indonesia in 1972 as part of the U.S. Senior Scholar Program. Indonesianists may not know these two, but any political scientist […]