Archive for January 2019

Dr. Broussard Cited in New York Times Piece

Dr. James Broussard, professor of history and director of the Center for Political History, was quoted in the recent New York Times article by Mihir Zaveri, Shutdowns Are ‘All Games of Chicken.” Broussard shared the history of federal government spending, noting “The executive department, especially the military, would make contracts and then Congress would have to find the money to pay for them or else default on them.”

Dr. Alladin: Putin Positions Possible Pelosi Presidency

Dr. Terrence Alladin, assistant professor of criminal justice, published an op-ed, President Pelosi? Thanks Putin, on PennLive three days before Christmas. In the piece, Alladin noted “One possible unintended consequence of Russian interference into the 2016 election could be the Pelosi presidency.”