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New Faculty Book

In his new book, "Stars and Shadows: The Politics Interracial Friendship from Jefferson to Obama," Professor Saladin Ambar explores the role public friendships across racial lines have played in shaping American democracy.

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Congrats to the Eagleton Science Fellows Class of 2022

The Eagleton Science and Politics Program congratulates the 2022 cohort of Eagleton Science Fellows, who have just completed a year as science advisors in New Jersey State government.

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New Miller Center Report: Anti-Hindu Disinformation

The report applied large scale quantitative methods to examine the spread of anti-Hindu disinformation within a wide variety of social media platforms and showcases an explosion of anti-Hindu tropes.

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News & Announcements

The Hill: Hate speech, privacy and the personal lives of public officials

The Hill published an op-ed written by Eagleton Director John J. Farmer, Jr. "In the meantime, the escalating threats to the lives of public officials, from federal judges and members of Congress to local election officials, require urgent action to address the common threads underlying those threats: easy access to private information on platforms that do little to discourage the proliferation of hate messaging that leads to real world targeting."

Eagleton's Statement on Horrific Loss of Life Robb Elementary School

The Eagleton community is devastated by the horrific loss of life at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Senseless tragedies like this one or the shooting in Buffalo less than two weeks ago – all too often – remind us that in our American democracy, we have the power to demand change. It is our responsibility to hold our elected officials accountable, especially when those affected are the most vulnerable in our communities – our children. Graduates, you must see the wisdom of compromise A 2022 commencement essay published an op-ed written by Eagleton Director John J. Farmer, Jr. for the Class of 2022.

"Class of 2022, know first that we are aware of the challenges you have faced. Born, for the most part, in the wake of the terrorist attacks on our world financial center and our nation’s Capitol, attacks that defined my generation but which you cannot hope to remember, you have come of age in an age of accelerating change and unending crisis."

This Moment in Democracy

Eagleton presents This Moment in Democracy, a Fall 2021 update on the Institute's research, academic programs, and public service efforts. Learn more and get involved.

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