The Roots of Modern Police Work
The beginnings of modern police work have roots in the colonial experience in Ireland.
Privacy, Journalism, and the Gilded Age
The interview is now such a standard part of journalism that it may come as a surprise to read that the New York Times editorialized against it in 1874.
A Brief History of Pregnancy Workplace Rights
In a 1986 paper in the Journal of Public Health Policy, traced how pregnancy workplace rights has shifted over the years.
The Anglo-American Relationship: Not Always So Special
The "special relationship" between the United States and the United Kingdom followed a very long century of special enmity.
The New Republic and the Idea of Progress
The recent shakeup at the The New Republic reminds us that journals of opinion have histories, too
The Influence of Wars on American Politics
What does war do to domestic American politics?
Interview with MacArthur Fellow Sarah Deer: Native Women and the Law
MacArthur Fellow Sarah Deer discusses her legal work in preventing sexual violence among the Native American population.
The Public Wife: Is Maureen McDonnell to Blame for Her Husband’s Downfall?
Maureen McDonnell was found guilty, along with her husband, Gov. Bob McDonnell. What role do spouses have in political scandals?
Space Is The Place: The US, USSR, and Space Exploration
Even during the Cold War, US and Russian cooperation succeeded in space exploration.
MacArthur Fellow Jennifer L. Eberhardt Shines Light on Racism and Criminal Justice
Social psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt has won a MacArthur fellowship for her research in criminal justice reform.