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Upcoming Events:

Governor Brendan Byrne: The Man Who Couldn't be Bought

Remarks and a book signing with Governor Byrne and author Donald Linky to follow.

Eagleton Institute Alumni Panel: Careers in Politics


Eagleton in pictures...

Making History:
Eagleton Undergraduate Associate Kristine Baffo is the first African American, the first woman, and the first Douglass Residential College student to become president of the Rutgers University Student Assembly. Get to know Kristine.
Helping students vote:
Learn about the voter resources provided by Eagleton's Youth Political Participation Program in this RU-TV PSA. And be sure to visit!
Hon. Alan Simpson to Speak:
Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) will visit campus to talk real world politics on Friday, Nov. 21st. The event is free and open to the public. Register now!
Studying Governors:
William Waldman and Gov. Christine Todd Whitman during an October forum on the Whitman administration's health and human services policies, hosted by Eagleton's Center on the American Governor.
The Future of the Republican Party:
Watch Steve Schmidt's October 15th talk on the status and future of the GOP, plus his presidential predictions, here. Schmidt advised the campaigns of Pres. George W. Bush, Sen. John McCain, and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is currently a political analyst for MSNBC and vice chairman for public affairs for Edelman.
Teaching About Politics:
Former Eagleton Fellow Hans Goff ('08) spoke with students in Eagleton's Political Campaigning course about his work as southern regional organizing director for Ready for Hillary.
Meet the Fellows:
The Institute welcomed its 58th class of Fellows this fall. The students hail from all three Rutgers campuses and represent 12 fields of study, including law, public policy, planning, chemistry, landscape architecture, and education. The program focuses on how the U.S. political system works, how it changes, and how it might work better. Get to know the Class of 2015 here.


News and Announcements

Welcome to the
Class of 2016
Eagleton Undergraduate Associates

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NEW: 2014 Gubernatorial Election Analysis from the Center on the American Governor available here.

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Faculty Spotlight:

Betty Holland interview
Kelly Dittmar
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Rutgers-Camden and Scholar, CAWP
Read about Prof. Dittmar's research examining political campaigns as gendered institutions here.

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Get to know Eagleton people. Watch spotlight videos of:

 Gerry Pomper, EIP faculty
 Sayu Bhowjani, EPID
 Gilda Morales, CAWP
 Kris Shields, CAG
 Betty Holland, EIP Alumna

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Trenton State House

State House Express

Teachers, take your middle school and high school students on a tour of the State House.
     Details here.

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New APSA Website Highlights Ways to Teach Civic Engagement

Eagleton Youth Political Participation Program Director Elizabeth Matto edits this online resource for educators.

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Latest Rutgers-Eagleton Polls

Most New Jerseyans Still Think State Not Back to Normal Post-Sandy
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Despite Push by Christie and Other Officials, New Jersey Not Yet Embracing Municipal Government Consolidation
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Strong Opposition to Higher Gas Tax Decreases as New Jerseyans Learn Why More Revenue is Needed
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... all polls and more info available at ECPIP website