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Upcoming Events:

4/22/15
The Positive Case for Negative Campaigning - a book talk
with author David P. Redlawsk

4/28/15
#politics: Redefining Engagement via Digital Media

NEW Center on the American Governor Interview Excerpt

Henry Coleman video
Rutgers Professor Henry Coleman reflects on the positive role of government and his first-hand experiences in the executive branch. Watch here.
 


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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Undergrads: Fall 2015 Darien Civic Engagement Project

Details here.

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Get to know Eagleton people. Watch spotlight videos of:

 Gerry Pomper, EIP faculty
 Sayu Bhojwani, EPID
 Susan Carroll, CAWP
 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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Latest Rutgers-Eagleton Polls

Christie Character Traits Leave New Jersey Voters Dubious; Governor Seen As Less Trustworthy, More Arrogant
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Oval Office, Christie Perfect Together? New Jersey Voters Don't See Governor As Good Fit for President
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Christie's Negative Ratings Continue; New Lows for Overall Job Approval, Sandy, and Taxes
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New Jerseyans Say Keep Menendez In Office Unless Proven Guilty
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Strong Support for "Aid in Dying" Bill Assisted Suicide "Morally Acceptable"
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Atlantic City Future Looks Dim Although New Jerseyans Agree State Needs to Supply Help
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... all polls and more info available at ECPIP website