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Upcoming Events:

2/10/15
Immigrant Justice Corps: Legal Representation for Immigrants
with Rachel B. Tiven, Executive Director, Immigrant Justice Corps

2/12/15
Navigating Gendered Terrain
Book talk with Kelly Dittmar, scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics at Eagleton

2/24/15
Ethics: When Government and Medicine Collide-From the Right to Die to Ebola
with Dr. Arthur Caplan, founding director of the Division of Medical Ethics in NYU Langone Medical Center's Department of Population Health

 


Eagleton in pictures...

Congratulations Professor Susan J. Carroll:
The Political Studies Association (Great Britain) has awarded Professor Susan Carroll, senior scholar at Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics, its Lifetime Contribution to Political Studies Award. Read more about Prof. Carroll's research here.
Politics as Contact Sport:
Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson visited Eagleton in November to meet with students and deliver a public lecture. Watch Senator Simpson's candid remarks about practical politics here.
2014 Gubernatorial Election Analysis:
The tide that shifted control of the U.S. Senate to Republicans was equally powerful in the 36 gubernatorial races, where Republicans also made major gains. Check out the  fast facts published by Eagleton's Center on the American Governor (CAG).
An Alumni Success Story, Nancy Floyd (Fellow '77):
The Institute welcomed back alumna Nancy Floyd for a conversation about her unique and highly successful professional journey. Floyd is the founder and managing director of a CA-based venture capital firm that focuses on investments in new energy technology. She noted that her background in politics and policy gave her a competitive edge in her emerging and highly technical field.
Teaching About Politics:
Former New Jersey Governor James Florio met with Eagleton Fellows enrolled in Prof. Joe Doria's Legislative Policymaking course.
Welcome Class of 2016 UA's:
The Institute is pleased to announce the  Class of 2016 Eagleton Undergraduate Associates. Students from all Rutgers schools, departments and campuses, selected for the program in a competitive application process, study government and politics through special seminars, a supervised internship, and discussions with governmental officials and political practitioners. View the full list here.
Teaching About Politics:
GOP pollster Adam Geller spoke with students in Eagleton's Political Campaigning course about the role of public opinion research in modern campaigns.


 

News and Announcements


Our telephone number has changed!

The main Eagleton number is now (848) 932-9384
NEW faculty and staff direct dial numbers available here.

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Rutgers Graduate Students!

Apply now for class of 2016 Eagleton fellowship program.
    Deadline is March 27.

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Eagleton is hiring!

Seeking a program coordinator to manage events and related projects. Apply here.

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Faculty Spotlight:

Susan J. Carroll Susan J. Carroll
Professor of Political Science; Senior Scholar, Center for American Women and Politics
The Institute congratulates Prof. Carroll on receiving the 2014 Lifetime Contribution to Political Studies Award from the Political Studies Association (UK).
Get to know Professor Carroll and learn how an interest in social change became a passion for women and politics.
Watch here.

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Get to know Eagleton people. Watch spotlight videos of:

 Gerry Pomper, EIP faculty
 Sayu Bhojwani, 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