Politics

The role of technology in the Arab Spring and the Boston bombings, repression in North Korea, and privacy in the Internet age were just some of the topics Eric Schmidt, executive chairman and former CEO of Google, and Jared Cohen, director of Google’s in-house think tank, Google Ideas, dis

In more than three decades as editor and publisher of "The Nation," Victor Navasky witnessed a staff uprising just once.

In his new book, The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power, Journalism School Professor Victor Navasky examines influential political cartoonists from the 18th century to the present.

When democracy comes to Cuba, there will be a monument to the digital memory stick, said Yoani Sánchez, holding up her own red thumb drive.

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Then-Senator Barack Obama at the ServiceNation Presidential Candidates Forum, held on Sept. 11, 2008. Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University

President Barack Obama (CC'83), the first Columbia graduate to be elected president of the United States, was sworn in for a second term.

Former Solicitor General Charles Fried (Law’60) is the Stephen and Barbara Friedman Visiting Professor of Law. Image credit: Bruce Gilbert

When Charles Fried was a student at Columbia Law School in the late 1950s, he took three classes with Herbert Wechsler, a legendary constitutional law professor whose achievements included developing the legal framework for the Nuremberg trials and helping design a model penal code that up

Nathaniel Persily
Charles Beekman Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science

Q. This election cycle has seen a great deal of controversy over voter identification laws. How significant are they in the election process?

Donald Green
Professor of Political Science

Q. Your research on field experiments is said to have changed political science research, and election themselves. In what way?

Kathleen McKeown
Henry and Gertrude Rothschild Professor of Computer Science

Q. Tell us about your project and how it relates to the election.

Dorian Warren
Associate Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs

Q. What are some key differences between the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections?

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