PCN airs election town hall meeting live from Temple's Main Campus
Tonight at 7 p.m., Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) will host a live town hall meeting from Temple's Shusterman Hall. The hour-long program will allow students and area residents to share questions and comments about the upcoming election with a guest panel that includes: Dom Giordano of Talk Radio 1210 WPHT; Phil Heron, editor of the Delaware County Daily Times; Robin Kolodny, Temple associate professor of political science, and Joe Sestak, former Congressman.
October 8, 2012
Political experts say conventions are key in race for the White House
With the 2012 presidential election just months away, the nation's attention has turned to the Democratic and Republican presidential nominating conventions. Temple University political experts Christopher Wlezien, Kevin Arceneaux and Robin Kolodny offer their insights on the campaigns and what to expect from the conventions this year.
August 15, 2012
Faces of Temple: Erik M. Jacobs
Political science major Erik M. Jacobs shares how enrolling in a Temple political science course on campaigns and elections has led to opportunities with the U.S. Senate and Republican National Convention.
January 27, 2012
Foreclosures bring age of uncertainty
In the Media
Amid tea parties and occupations, bailouts and collapses, Arab Springs and government-shutdowns, it may seem that the world is spinning out of...
November 22, 2011
Low voter turnout anticipated
In the Media
A sparse statewide turnout is anticipated Tuesday as voters elect a pair of new appellate judges as well as mayors and county judges and fill...
November 7, 2011
Political scientist recognized for prescient political theory
Temple political scientist Joseph M. Schwartz has been presented with the American Political Science Association's David Easton Book Award for his 2009 work, The Future of Democratic Equality: Reconstructing Social Solidarity in a Fragmented America, in which he accurately predicted the emergence of inequality as a major political issue.
November 8, 2011
Economic inequality presaged current recession
In Joseph Schwartz's new book, The Future of Democratic Equality: Rebuilding Social Solidarity in a Fragmented America (Routledge Press, 2009), he challenges the politics of the right and takes on many of the standard views of self-proclaimed “radical” and “postmodern” political theorists.
March 23, 2009