Rutgers Logo Rutgers University
Eagleton Institute of Politics
Eagleton on Twitter Eagleton on YouTube 
Links to Eagleton's
Work on:
Join Our Email List


Upcoming Eagleton events

Seat at the TableMonday, October 29, 2018, 5:30pm
A Seat at the Table
book talk with authors Kelly Dittmar, Kira Sanbonmatsu, and Susan J. Carroll
Details and registration here

"This book's portrayal of women in Congress...irrefutably demonstrates that the presence of women's voices is essential to a governing democracy."
Olypia Snowe, former U.S. Senator from Maine
Order book here.


The Institute welcomes its 62nd class of Eagleton Fellows this month. The 27 graduate students hail from all three Rutgers campus locations in Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick and from a variety of departments and professional schools. Get to know the Class of 2019 Fellows here
Gender Watch 2018 is a non-partisan project of Eagleton’s Center for American Women and Politics and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation to track, analyze, and illuminate gender dynamics in election 2018. 
The Eagleton Center on the American Governor launched a new digital archive on the administration of New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine, including video from the opening colloquium focused on the transition period and the governor’s first budget.
Eagleton professor Elizabeth C. Matto’s book, Citizen Now, considers youth political participation from the perspective of young adults themselves - specifically, young adults who’ve organized around an issue of great concern to Millennials, their economic well-being.
Center for American Women and Politics scholars Kelly Dittmar, Kira Sanbonmatsu, and Susan J. Carroll examine the interactions of gender with race/ethnicity, party, geography, and other factors shaping legislative behavior in their new bookA Seat at the Table.
"A generation after Cuomo's time in office, it is clear to me at least, that America had in fact produced a modern Cicero - a pragmatic and yet philosophic executive of the first order." - Professor Saladin Ambar, senior scholar at the Eagleton Center on the American Governor, on his book, American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and the Defense of American Liberalism.


News and Announcements

"Rutgers Helps Students to Register, Vote in November Midterm Election"

Elizabeth C. Matto, director of Eagleton's Center for Youth Political Participation, discusses civic engagement.
Read the Q&A here.

* * *

We're Hiring!

Senior Development Specialist
This core team member will lead Eagleton's overall development efforts — supporting the Institute's work focused on how the American political system works, how it changes, and how it might work better. Apply here.

* * *

CAWP Tracks Record Breaking Year

Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics is tracking women candidates in all 50 states and offers analysis for understanding the numbers. Follow @CAWP_RU for the latest news and numbers.

* * *

Eagleton Welcomes the Miller Center for Community Protection and Reslience

The Institute is pleased to welcome a new center led by Professor John J. Farmer, Jr. The Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience (CPR), to be housed at and affiliated with Eagleton, engages in education and public service focused on protecting vulnerable communities. Learn more here.

* * *