Department of Political Science
Friday, April 9, 2021
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Pitt Professor of History Alaina E. Roberts says people are usually stunned to learn that five Native American tribes in what’s now Oklahoma owned Black slaves in the 1800s. In a forthcoming book, Roberts digs into her own ancestry with the tribes to upend the traditional story of Reconstruction.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
As the Biden-Harris presidential transition begins, Pitt experts share their thoughts on racial justice, immigration and other significant issues that face the incoming administration.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Following a year in which calls for racial equity and social justice rose to new prominence, the University’s annual Social Justice Week, running Jan 18-22, presents a renewed opportunity for the Pitt community to contemplate the life and legacy of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, November 16, 2020
Michael MacKenzie Co-Authors Piece Arguing for More Open Disagreement Among Scientists in Political Settings
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
With the big day behind the nation and bigger questions ahead, Pitt experts shared their thoughts on how the process unfolded, what citizens should expect in coming days and how to make a positive impact no matter the outcome.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
From local to national news outlets, Pitt people have been sought-after sources in stories about the election. Read what they’ve have to say.
Monday, November 2, 2020
Election Day 2020 is sure to be one for the history books. Pittwire asked a handful of students and faculty: What are you doing on Nov. 3?