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Articles Tagged: American Nations

On the Geography of U.S. Life Expectancy for Politico

Over at Nationhood Lab — the project I founded at the Pell Center — we recently produced an American Nations-driven analysis of the regional geography of U.S. life expectancy wherein… Read more »

Discussing the authoritarian crisis and the problems of U.S. nationhood with Yascha Mounk on The Good Fight podcast

Nationhood Lab director Colin Woodard was the guest on political scientist Yascha Mounk’s The Good Fight, an influential podcast that seeks out ideas, policies and strategies that can defeat authoritarian… Read more »

Speaking on the American Nations trilogy at National Defense University, Washington, DC, Dec. 6 (private)

I will be making my annual speech to the American Studies international fellows at National Defense University in Washington, D.C.. for the fourth year running. This is a private event… Read more »

Speaking on the challenges of U.S. nationhood, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Sept. 7 (private)

On the invitation of Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, I’ll be speaking to the Democratic caucus of the U.S. Senate… Read more »

Presenting on American Nations and health outcomes, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, Sept. 27

I’ll be presenting at the National Academy of Sciences Roundtable on Obesity Solutions meeting September 27 in Washington, DC. My role is to discuss the influence of regional cultures in… Read more »

Obesity, diabetes, inactivity and the American Nations

July 27 2023 NEWPORT, R.I. – Newly published research reveals stark differences between U.S. regions in the prevalence of diabetes, obesity, and physical inactivity, as well as access to exercise… Read more »

Talking with Die Welt about the challenges to U.S. nationhood

Nationhood Lab Director Colin Woodard, a historian of the U.S. regionalism and nationhood development, recently spoke with Die Welt, one of Germany’s leading national daily newspapers, about the crisis of… Read more »

Presenting American Nations at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, Oct. 17

I’ll be speaking about the rival regional cultures of North America described in American Nations — and how we overcome the resulting problems for U.S. nationhood — at Kenyon College’s… Read more »

Washington Monthly: Woodard on Nationhood Lab’s new insights into the geography of gun violence

For Washington Monthly, Nationhood Lab director Colin Woodard wrote about the findings of a new the project’s recent work on how centuries-old settlement patterns help explain the staggering regional differences… Read more »

Speaking on the American Nations and the geography of gun violence (virtual), July 11

I’ll be speaking on the geography of U.S. gun violence, American Nations, and the work of Nationhood Lab at the Napa-based Saint Helena Virtual Forum, which records July 11th. I’ll… Read more »