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The cover for Stella Rouse's forthcoming book The Politics of Millennials has been revealed. Dr. Stella Rouse coauthored the book with Dr. Ashley Ross of Texas A&M University. The Politics of Millennials offers a first of its kind analysis of the Millennial Generation's political attitudes and policy preferences.
Stella Rouse, CAPC Director, has joined the Editorial Board of Women Also Know Stuff. Their goal is to promote and publicize the work and expertise of scholars in political science who identify as women.
Michael Hanmer, CAPC Research Director, has joined the Advisory Board of the All In Campus Democracy Challenge. The challenge strives to change civic culture and institutionalize democratic engagement activities and programs on colleges campuses, making them a defining feature of campus life.
In the wake of the November 7, 2017 elections in New Jersey and Virginia, headlines claimed the results were “threatening Republicans in Congress”, and “offering fresh evidence that the ground is shifting beneath the GOP”. While these results alone may not shed light on the national picture, pundits and politicians alike are wondering what to expect for the upcoming 2018 midterm elections.
Incumbents in particular are concerned. Recent research from a September 2017 Washington Post-UMD poll sheds some light on the disapproval Americans feel for the representatives of their own party. When compared with Congressional Democrats, Congressional Republicans are at a disadvantage.