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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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Student Spotlight:

Markos Papadakis video spotlight
Markos Papadakis
2015 Eagleton Fellow
Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry
Rutgers-Newark
Papadakis is seeking a practical education, studying chemistry at Rutgers-Newark and politics in the Eagleton Fellowship Program.
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