Library of Law and Liberty, June 22, 2012 - Ted McAllister, the Edward L. Gaylord Chair of Public Policy, authored an essay entitled "Toward a New Form of Laissez-Faire," wherein he discusses the return of Robert Nisbet's ideas of conservatism in today's society. Read the essay.
Orange County Register, December 8, 2013 - Robert Kaufman, professor of public policy, authored an op-ed "Vital Interest in Ukraine," wherein he discusses the current struggle in the Ukraine and how the U.S. responds will have huge consequences. Read the op-ed.
The Washington Post, December 6, 2013 - James R. Wilburn, dean of the School of Public Policy, was quoted in an op-ed, "The Problem with Public Policy Schools." Wilburn comments on one of several issues addressed that question if today's schools of public policy are adequately preparing graduates to solve today's policy issues. View the op-ed.
December 6, 2013, Robert Lloyd, professor of international relations, has been appointed as a nonresident Senior Fellow in the Africa Center of the Atlantic Council, headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic Community in meeting global challenges. View Robert Lloyd's bio.
History News Network, December 2, 2013 - Gordon Lloyd, professor of public policy, and David Davenport, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, authored an essay entitled "How the New Deal Defines the Debate Over Obamacare," wherein they detail that even after eighty years, the New Deal remains as the basic framework for American domestic policy-- as demonstrated by the current debate over the Affordable Care Act. Read the essay.
Orange County Register, November 27, 2013 - Robert Kaufman, professor of public policy, authored an op-ed "An Ignominious Deal for the U.S., Mideast," in which he comments on the November 24th interim accord with Iran reached by members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany. Kaufman states that Current policy will precipitate a nuclear arms race in the most dangerous region of the world. Read the op-ed.
Latin American Journal of Economics, November 2013 - Luisa Blanco, associate professor of public policy, published an article, "Finance, Growth, and Institutions in Latin America: What are the Links?," which finds that financial development has a positive significant effect on economic growth in the long run for high-income countries but a negative significant effect for low-income countries. Read and download the article.
Orange County Register, November 21, 2013 - Robert Kaufman, professor of public policy, authored an op-ed "The Folly of Collective Global Security," wherein he comments on the propensity for the gridlock inherent in the logic and the structure of the U.N., and how no U.N. collective security system can serve as adequate substitutes for American power. Read the op-ed.
The Weekly Standard, November 20, 2013 - The recent book, The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry (Hoover Press), by Gordon Lloyd, professor of public policy, and David Davenport, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, is featured in a blog post "An 80-Year-Old Argument." Lloyd and Davenport reexamine the Hoover-Roosevelt debates of the 1930s and find not much has changed today with debates over health care reform and the budget battles of 2012. Read the blog post.
November 20, 2013, Bruce Herschensohn, Senior Fellow at the School of Public Policy, will be screening his film "Years of Lightning, Day of Drums" on two occasions this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The first screening will be at 6 p.m., on Thursday, November 21, in the Wilburn Auditorium. The second screening will be on Friday, November 22, at 2 p.m., in Payson Library. The 1964 film was written and directed by Herschensohn and produced by the United States Information Agency. Narrated by Gregory Peck, the film features extensive excerpt from Kennedy's speeches, including footage of his swearing in and inaugural address. Herschensohn will provide opening and concluding remarks. Read more.
C-SPAN, November 18, 2013 - Bruce Herschensohn, Senior Fellow at the School of Public Policy, will be featured on C-SPAN's American History TV during programming on November 23-24, about President John F. Kennedy, as this year marks the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Herschensohn is the producer and director of the 1964 film, "Years of Lightning, Day of Drums," a memorial tribute to JFK. Watch a preview of Herschensohn's interview.
Orange County Register, November 14, 2013 - Robert Kaufman, professor of public policy, authored an op-ed "Lesson of Arms Control for the Administration." He comments on the lessons of past arms control and disarmament negotiations which offer the surest guide for evaluating the current and future endeavors with Iran. Read the op-ed.
Orange County Register, November 7, 2013 - Robert Kaufman, professor of public policy, authored an op-ed "Ingrate Oliver Stone's Malicious View of 20th Century America," wherein he comments on themes portrayed in several films produced by Oliver Stone. Read the op-ed.
The New York Times, November 5, 2013 - Jonathan Kulick, project director and adjunct faculty at the School of Public Policy, authored a letter, "The Internet and the Rule of Law," wherein he discusses the battle for Internet freedom as the new front line in the battle for freedom in the world. Kulick defines the principles that should govern state surveillance operations on the Internet. Read the letter.
Real Clear Books, November 5, 2013 - An excerpt from Gordon Lloyd, professor of public policy, and David Davenport's, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, recent book The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry (Hoover Press), was featured in "What Is the Future of Conservatism?." Read the article.
November 5, 2013, James Prieger, associate professor of public policy, gave a research presentation entitled, "The Broadband Digital Divide and the Benefits of Mobile Broadband for Minorities," at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, on November 4, 2013. Prieger is currently serving as a visiting professor for the Fall 2013 semester at the Goldman School. His study for this presentation study sets out the facts regarding broadband deployment and usage in the U.S. and the particular promise of mobile broadband for minorities. View Prieger's bio.