Debate over trade and immigration have caused rifts within parties this year. An international relations expert explains how these global issues will continue to challenge our two-party system.
Imagine you're in a voting booth faced with a choice between bad candidate #1 and bad candidate #2. Surprisingly, science says this may actually be a good thing. Here's how.
The FBI is warning of Russian cyberattackers probing American election systems. Information warfare scholars discuss Russia's digital efforts to benefit its national interests.
Trump's economic "plan" has a good chance of sending the US economy back to the Fred Flintstone era.
What if, then, come November 8, millions of Americans cast a different vote? What if, come November 8, Americans decide to take the road less travelled?
Most pundits called Hillary Clinton the winner the first debate against Donald Trump. The snap polls say otherwise. An expert on emotional intelligence explains what the pundits missed.
What do low-income students really need to complete college? Here is a roundup of articles from our experts.
The third episode of Race to the White House dissects the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Donald Trump’s confusion about rights is perhaps no greater than that of many people, who are given little reason by political leaders to understand rights seriously.
Trump is following in Ronald Reagan's footsteps by pushing against regulations, but in the 1980s, it only awakened the public to environmental concerns.
At a time when politics is showing its most divisive side, a scholar argues that embracing humility could help us deal with hidden biases.
Trump's divisiveness has seen him run up against a wide array of musicians calling for a halt to his use of the pop and rock tunes.
Given the chance to redefine both himself and his opponent, Donald Trump turned in a catastrophic performance – and Hillary Clinton handled him just right.
Donald Trump, if he takes the US presidency, will immediately start building a wall between Mexico and the US. What lessons can he take from that celebrated wall-builder, Chairman Mao?
We asked a group of scholars to listen to Clinton vs. Trump and pick just one quote to react to. Here’s what the experts heard.
The Conversation's experts respond to the first US presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Celebrity is all around us, but most academics are yet to take seriously the field of political celebrity studies.
The impact of presidential debates has always been overrated – and when they do make a difference, it's for the wrong reasons.
Even Trump and Clinton have oratorical anxieties. Here are some research-based strategies presidential candidates and the rest of us can use to overcome them.
Global audiences have heard of US election terms like the primaries, the conventions and the Electoral College. But the history and exact meaning of these terms remains a mystery to many.