Articles Tagged: US politics

Speaking on the crisis in U.S. democracy, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Sept. 17

I’ll be delivering the annual Constitution Day address at Gettysburg College’s Eisenhower Institute in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Sept. 17. More details to follow.

For TPM: on the geography of U.S. abortion opinion

This spring Nationhood Lab has been examining the reasons behind the widening chasm on abortion policy that’s opened up since the Dobbs decision, a phenomenon George Washington University law professor… Read more »

Can the Declaration of Independence’s Ideals Hold America Together?

At Washington Monthly, director Colin Woodard shared the results of Nationhood Lab’s first major poll on U.S. national identity, which showed Americans prefer to define their country by its commitment to… Read more »

Discussing Union and the contested U.S. national story, Summer Institute of Politics, Newport, R.I. July 17

I’ll be discussing Union and the struggle over the U.S. national story with participants of the Salve Regina University-Pell Center’s annual Summer Institute of Politics in Newport, R.I, the morning… Read more »

Nationhood Lab poll: Most Americans define the U.S. by adherence to ideals rather than heritage, ancestry, or traditions

April 23, 2024 NEWPORT, R.I. – Americans prefer to define their country by its commitment to civic ideals rather than by shared ancestry, history, traditions or culture by wide margins,… Read more »

Voter turnout and health outcomes are interrelated and vary by region, according to latest research from Nationhood Lab collaboration

April 3, 2023 NEWPORT, RI  – Voter participation and health outcomes in the United States are interrelated, according to a new academic paper in the journal The Lancet Regional Health… Read more »

Speaking on How to Hold the U.S. together; Stonington, Maine, Aug. 28

I’ll be speaking on Deer Isle as part of the Stonington Public Library’s Seaside Series from 12 to 1 pm August 28th. The outdoor event is held in Seaside Park… Read more »

Newsroom Live: Can America Stay Together?, Portland, Maine, April 3

My former employers at Maine’s Portland Press Herald are hosting me for their Newsroom Live series, a public, in-person lecture, discussion and Q&A, on my work to promote the United… Read more »

Speaking on the United States’ democratic crisis; Portland, Maine, Sept. 23

I’ll be delivering a talk entitled “Uniting a Divided America: The U.S.’s democratic crisis, how we got here, and what we can do about it” at the University of New… Read more »

Speaking on the United States’s democratic crisis, Brunswick, Maine, June 5

For the home county crowd: I’ll be speaking on the crisis facing U.S. democracy, how we got here, why we’re vulnerable and what we can do about it, at the… Read more »