Category: Teaching

Illiberal Politics and the Inclusive Political Science Classroom

Seth Masket* published an interesting piece yesterday entitled “The Crisis of Political Science Education.” Its core argument is that teachers of American politics face a new challenge under the Trump administration because partisans may hold views that are simply incompatible with maintaining an inclusive environment for all students. If a student says that he thinks […]

Glam, Metal, and Regime Change

I recently had the opportunity to guest lecture in my colleague Mona Krewel‘s course Politics and Music. The title of my lecture: Wind of Change: Glam/Metal, Protest, and Regime Change from Berlin to Tahrir Square. You can see the slides here (PDF). Although it is certainly fun to play “Heroes” and “Youth Gone Wild” to […]