Feb 24, 2021
Feb 10, 2021
Political scandal is a historically defining aspect of American politics. But, there’s been very little scholarship on the political incentives that surround the production and consequences of scandals.
In a recent paper, “Political Scandal: A Theory”, our very own Will Howell and Wioletta Dziuda create a new...
Jan 27, 2021
One of the defining discussions of the Trump presidency centers on the fate of our democracy. In the aftermath of his populist presidency, and as we transition to the Biden era, we’re wondering whether the future is bright or dim.
There’s no better scholar to put this question to than the University of Chicago...
Jan 13, 2021
It’s an extraordinarily distressing time for democracy in America. The storming of the Capitol and the votes by some Republican elected officials questioning the results of the 2020 election have many asking what force could act as a check on these increasing anti-democratic tendencies in American political life?