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Rivalry and Reform: Presidents, Social Movements, & the Transformation of American Politics

The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics hosts Sidney Milkis, professor of politics at the University of Virginia, and Dan Tichenor, Wayne Morse senior faculty fellow

Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 pm 175 Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate St.

Sidney Milkis and Dan Tichenor will discuss their most recent book, Rivalry and Reform, which explores the relationships between presidents and social movements through a series of case studies, revealing the patterns that have profoundly shaped reform throughout history and into the present day.

Sidney Milkis is a professor of politics at the


Political Science Scholarships Available

Did you know the Department of Political Science offers THREE scholarships every year?!

Neil D. Blackman Scholarship Alanson H. Kleinsorge Political Science Scholarship Michael & Libby McCaslin Scholarship

Find information, the online application, and reference request materials at:

The deadline to apply is Friday, April 19th, 2019.

Contact if you have questions.

New Book Explores the Changing Role of Race in Right-Wing Politics

The Department of Political Science is excited to announce that “Producers, Parasites, Patriots: Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity” is now available in print.

Congratulations to UO Political Science

Associate Professor Joe Lowndes!




Daniel Martinez HoSang and Joseph E. Lowndes show that while racial subordination is an enduring feature of U.S. political history, it continually changes in response to shifting economic and political conditions, interests, and structures. From the militia movement to the Alt-Right to the mainstream Republican


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