| September Wed, 2023
Leadership Transition, Elizabeth C. Matto named Eagleton Institute Director
Elizabeth C. Matto, Ph.D., who has served as director of the Eagleton Institute’s Center for Youth Political Participation since 2017, has been appointed director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics effective September 1, 2023.
| August Wed, 2023
Rutgers University’s Miller Center, GCLETE, and Metropolitan Police Convene Critical Forum on the Future of Law Enforcement Training, Recruitment, and Retention
Rutgers University’s Miller Center on Policing and Community Resilience (Miller Center), the Global Consortium of Law Enforcement Training Executives (GCLETE), and the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC, jointly hosted the Police Academies and Training Symposium to explore innovative partnerships, initiatives, technologies, best practices, and methodologies for the continued professionalization of policing.
| May Thu, 2023
4 percent of State Legislators Nationwide Bring Scientific Expertise to the Job
Only four percent of state legislators across the nation bring scientific training and expertise to their job as elected officials and policymakers, according to new data released by the Eagleton Science and Politics Program at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
| April Wed, 2023
The 118th Congress Young Elected Leaders Report
Only six candidates who are 35 years old or younger were newly elected to serve in Congress during the 2022 midterm election, according to new data released by the Center for Youth Political Participation at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. The 118th United States Congress has a total of 14 members who are 35 years old or younger, indicating that more work is needed in order to achieve representation among young elected officials in our nation’s capital.