In this video, Victor Sáenz, assistant professor of educational administration, discusses how race and education have been treated by the presidential candidates and why race in particular has been missing from the debate.
Cossy Hough, of the School of Social Work, talks to Jim Henson about the presidential candidates’ different approaches to health care plans.
In this video, “Wordwatcher” Jamie Pennebaker tells us what the candidates’ speech patterns in the debates tell us about their personalities and how they differ from past presidents.
In this video, LBJ School Professor Sherri Greenberg covers the social media reaction to Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment, President Obama’s reaction to accusations surrounding the state department deaths in Libya, and the overall debate surrounding the economy.
In this video, LBJ School Professor Alan Kuperman discusses how voters weigh foreign policy issues in the coming election.
In this conversation, Associate Professor of Government, Eric McDaniel, discusses how religious institutions become involved in politics and how they will influence black political behavior this election season.
In this video, Former Texas State Representative and director of the Center for Politics and Governance Sherri Greenberg offers her analysis of the most pressing issues uncovered in the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney.
In this video, Luis Zayas, dean of the School of Social Work, discusses the importance of Hispanic voters in current and future elections.
In this conversation, McCombs School of Business Professor Robert Prentice discusses the impact of business ethics scandals on presidential election strategy. Learn more about our faculty experts: Robert Prentice is a lawyer with a focus on corporate governance, regulatory oversight…
In this conversation with Jim Henson, Assistant Professor Bethany Albertson discusses how political candidates use advertising to incite a range of emotions in voters and what voters can expect heading into the general election. Learn more about our faculty experts:…
Visiting scholar Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto discusses the voting trends of women and how women are mobilizing around specific issues for this year’s election season.
In this election series conversation with Jim Henson, Professor Tom Tweed discusses religion, its role in politics and its impact on this year’s election season.
In this video, Dr. DeFrancesco Soto discusses the similarities between consumer marketing and political marketing, as well as how political ad campaigns might use micro-targeting to reach specific demographics.
In this conversation with Jim Henson, Professor Paul Stekler, nationally recognized documentary filmmaker, discusses the results of Super Tuesday.
In this video James Henson, director of the Texas Politics Project, talks about what the results of the February 2012 University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll says about the Republican primary in Texas.
In this conversation, government Professor Bruce Buchanan discusses what’s unusual about the Republican primaries, the power of negative advertising to change voter turnout and how the health of the national economy affects Obama’s chances at re-election.
In this conversation with Jim Henson, Department of Government professor Jason Casellas discusses the impact of Hispanic voters as a growing force on presidential election strategy.
In this video, Professor Paul Stekler offers his analysis of political campaign advertisements, focusing on the Republican primaries.
In this video conversation, Department of Government faculty member Sean Theriault discusses the rise of Newt Gingrich as a viable presidential candidate for the Republican Party.