Mark A. Smith is professor of Political Science and an adjunct professor of Comparative Religion and Communication at the University of Washington. His research focuses on economic and religious groups, ideas, and influences in American politics. In hi… [Read more…]
Janelle Wong is an Associate Professor of American Studies and the Director of Asian American Studies at University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Her research focuses on race, immigration, and political mobilization. Dr. Wong is the author of Democracy’s Promise: Immigrants and American Civic Institutions (2006, University of Michigan Press) and co-author of two books on Asian American politics. She is currently working on a book about the impact Asian American and Latino evangelical Christians will have on the traditional conservative Christian movement and immigrant political participation. Recently, PRRI had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Wong in depth about some of the 2014 American Values Survey’s findings on Asian Americans.
PRRI Speaks with Alan Abramowitz about America’s Growing Political and Cultural Polarization
PRRI sat down with Dr. David Gushee, the Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University, to discuss the his series in ABP on Christianity and LGBT issues, and how it fits into the broader scope of his work.
Today’s Buzz reports on PRRI’s blog post about Americans who practice more than one religion, PRRI’s Scholar’s Sidebar with Melissa Deckman, a New York Times op-ed that proposes pensions for all American workers, Jeb Bush’s recent speech calling immigr… [Read more…]
Melissa Deckman Talks to PRRI about Bible Elective Classes, Creationism vs. Evolution, and Sex Education in Public Schools
Dr. Melissa Deckman is a Professor of Political Science at Washington College and a PRRI Affiliated Scholar. Her research interests center on the intersection of religion, women, and politics. She has written in the past about the Christian Right’s p… [Read more…]
Dr. Jennifer Kates, vice president and director of global health and HIV policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation, discusses the findings of PRRI’s new survey on same-sex marriage and LGBT-related issues.
Manuel A. Vásquez, professor of religion at the University of Florida, discusses the findings of PRRI’s recent survey on immigration reform.
Affiliated scholar and PRRI board member Dr. Melissa Deckman discusses the gender gap in libertarianism today.