In a recent article in Inside Higher Education, Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and LBJ School Professor Terri Givens commented on proposed changes at Stanford University intended to update the way political science is taught. In the article, "Rethinking Poli-Sci," Givens welcomes Stanford’s efforts to update and diversify the traditional political science curriculum, noting that the time is long overdue for political science departments to offer a broader perspective.

In a recent article in Foreign Affairs, Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and UT Professor Josh Busby discussed the recent Chicago Council of Global Affairs’ opinion poll, which captures foreign policy opinions held by average Americans as well as elites. In their article, "Measuring Up," Busby and his co-authors discuss the significance of the poll results and conclude that while there are some areas of convergence between public and elite opinion on foreign policy, there are important differences when it comes to U.S. engagement abroad.

This July, LBJ School Dean and Ambassador Robert Hutchings and Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and UT History Professor Jeremi Suri will celebrate the release of their new book, Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy. The book draws on case studies of significant foreign policy achievements in order to understand and examine the conditions that make such breakthroughs possible.

In a recent Associated Press article, Clements Center Director and Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Will Inboden comments on presidential hopeful Jeb Bush’s campaign strategy with respect to U.S. allies abroad.

In a recent article in the New York Times, Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and UT History Professor H.W. Brands discusses presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s political appeal. In the article, “Hillary Clinton Traces Friendly Path, Troubling Party,” the authors contend that Clinton is running a far more focused and narrow presidential campaign than that of her husband, an approach Brands questions.

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