Author Archives: Karly Hanson

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AA-Dedman(Political Science)

Eric Bing | Using innovation to deliver health care in Africa

The Catalyst, a journal from the Bush Institute, interviewed Tower Center Fellow Eric Bing about how to deliver quality health care around the world. Watch what he has to say:

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Tony Pederson on SMU’s resolved battle with student displays

Tower Center Fellow Tony Pederson, Dean of SMU’s School of Journalism, wrote a blog post discussing the controversy of SMU’s week-long stance banning all student displays from Dallas Hall Lawn. “SMU has an excellent record of free speech and open … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson weighs in on Democratic Party in Texas

Tower Center Senior Fellow Cal Jillson weighed in on the Democratic Party’s chances in Texas with upcoming 2018 elections. The Young Democrats of America held their national convention in Dallas Aug. 9. Jillson thinks it’s still too soon for the … Continue reading

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Matthew Wilson comments on White House staff changes

Tower Center Senior Fellow Matthew Wilson was interviewed on the WBAP Morning News Podcast to discuss White House happenings after last week’s staff change-ups including General John Kelly replacing Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff. Listen to the … Continue reading

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Tower Center Associate’s research featured in NYT Magazine

Tower Center Associate and SMU Law Professor Jenia Turner’s research was cited in an in-depth New York Times Magazine story looking at what happens when prosecutors violate the Brady rule and withhold key evidence from the defense. Turner’s research, “Two … Continue reading

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Jim Hollifield | Revisiting “The Emerging Migration State”

Tower Center Academic Director Jim Hollifield was interviewed by Migration Systems to revisit his 2004 essay “The Emerging Migration State.” In his essay, Hollifield advanced the idea that states could manage migration for strategic gain. Robert Westermann asks Hollifield to apply his … Continue reading

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Reformers and internationalists are likely partners in China

Tower Center Senior Fellow and Director of the Sun & Star Southeast Asia Program Hiroki Takeuchi reviewed Julian Gewirtz’ new book Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China (Harvard University Press, 2017). “This book provides important … Continue reading

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How subjective perceptions shape aggression between great powers

Tower Center Associate Peter H. Gries authored a report in collaboration with five other experts published on Frontiers in Psychology called “War or Peace? How the Subjective Perception of Great Power Interdependence Shapes Preemptive Defensive Aggression.” Gries et al. look … Continue reading

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President Trump is ignoring the lesson of two world wars

Tower Center Senior Fellow and Director of the SMU Center for Presidential History Jeffrey Engel wrote an analysis for the Washington Post on the importance of the U.S. staying engaged in Europe. He claims President Trump’s election was a victory … Continue reading

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Can Scotland Block Brexit?

Tower Center Fellow and UK law expert Sionaidh Douglas-Scott answered the floating question: “Can Scotland Block Brexit?” in an article for Prospect. She says that even though the UK does need consent from the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Parliament … Continue reading

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