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Election 2016: PS Professors Alison Gash and Daniel Tichenor Quoted in The Register-Guard!

Political Science Professors Alison Gash and Daniel Tichenor have been quoted in The Register-Guard regarding the 2016 presidential election!

“Some Voters Find Oregon’s Limited Influence in Presidential Election Freeing”

Professor Gash commentsEVNTS_GashSelf on the issues of gender as a prominent topic throughout the general election and dissects the attitudes of candidates to reveal how they influence gender discussion on a public level. Follow the link above to read the full article!

Alison Gash is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Oregon and author of Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights (Oxford University Press, 2015). Her research focuses on advocacy strategies used to advance civil rights and the legal and social limbo that stems from civil rights struggles in transition. Gash’s work on LGBTQ and other civil rights struggles has been featured in Washington Monthly, Newsweek, Politico, Slate, and The Conversation.


Due to the large amount of support garnered for Bernie Sanders, the manner of how his advocates will vote in Oregon has been a leading conversation this election. Read the article to find Professor Tichenor discussing the voting tendencies of third-party and undecided voters as election day draws near!

Daniel J. Tichenor is the Philip H. Knight Professor of Social Science and Senior Faculty Fellow at the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. Recent works include The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration (with Marc Rosenblum) and Debates  on U.S. Immigration (with Judy Gans and Elaine Replogle). Tichenor has testified and provided expert briefings to Congress on immigration reform and immigrant integration, and speaks regularly to civic groups and policymakers.

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