Politics

News about UB’s political science programs, and related insight into politics. (see all topics)

9/10/19

National Magazine Award-winning columnist and author of the forthcoming book “Hate Inc." will speak on Sept. 20 in Asbury Hall in Babeville.

9/3/19

UB sociologist interviewed 32 biologists, ecologists, engineers, industry experts and government officials about their inability to guarantee whether or not Asian carp would invade the Great Lakes.

6/25/19

Democrats and Republicans may stand on opposite ends of the political spectrum, but both parties share a hidden agreement surrounding President Donald Trump’s online behavior, found a new UB study.

6/7/19

Deepfakes pose a disinformation threat capable of disrupting the 2020 election, Doermann says.

5/9/19

UN peacekeeping operations can serve as valuable instruments for reducing the duration of civil wars, but PKOs require robust troop deployments to quickly and effectively move combatants in active conflicts toward negotiated settlements, according to a new UB study.

4/3/19

A new book by UB's Cecil Foster looks at the role that sleeping car porters, through their diligence and activism, played in helping to amend immigration policy and secure civil rights for a marginalized population.

1/24/19

Less than 1 percent of users shared 80 percent of fake news, study finds.

1/9/19

Fear and anger related to the 2016 presidential election and climate change, one of the campaign’s major issues, had different effects on the way conservatives and liberals processed information about the two topics, according to a new UB study.

11/9/18

To include a citizenship question as part of the 2020 decennial census would most likely undercut the accuracy of determining the U.S. population and risks politicizing an instrument critical to democracy, according to a UB sociologist.

10/24/18

Former Vice President Joe Biden will open UB’s 2018-19 Distinguished Speakers Series at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 in Alumni Arena on the UB North Campus