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UT Faculty Experts on State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama will deliver his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday night, during which he is likely to discuss income inequality, immigration, health care policy, foreign policy and global affairs, among other issues. Experts from The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety topics related to…   » Continue Reading

Election 2012 Expert Guide

African American Issues Eric McDaniel Associate Professor, Department of Government 512-232-7268 emcdaniel@mail.utexas.edu McDaniel's research areas include religion and politics, African-American politics and organizational behavior. His work targets how and why African-American religious institutions choose to become involved in political matters. In addition, his work targets the role of religious institutions in shaping African-American political behavior.…   » Continue Reading

Five Principles Critical to Successful Nation-Building, Finds History and Global Affairs Scholar

Five Principles Critical to Successful Nation-Building, Finds History and Global Affairs Scholar

The United States must follow five fundamental principles in order to successfully build strong, self-sufficient nations in post-conflict situations, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

International History Scholar Gets First Mack Brown Chair and LBJ School and History Joint Appointment

International History Scholar Gets First Mack Brown Chair and LBJ School and History Joint Appointment

Jeremi Suri, an acclaimed scholar of international history, has been named the first holder of the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law and has received a joint appointment at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the Department of…   » Continue Reading

Legendary Coach Joe Paterno to Keynote Dinner Honoring Football Coach Mack Brown

A dinner honoring The University of Texas at Austin's head football coach, Mack Brown, for his dedication to leadership on and off the field will be held Friday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel.