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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Texas professors booked on BookTV

Several weeks ago, 10 University of Texas at Austin professors sat down with CSPAN host Peter Slen to talk about their books.

Julia Mickenberg

Julia Mickenberg

Those interviews have started to run on Book-TV, which appears on CSPAN-2 on weekends.

CSPAN is the cable television enterprise that covers the U.S. Congress and offers other public affairs programming. It turns CSPAN-2 over to interviews with non-fiction authors on weekends.

This weekend (Nov. 19-21, 2011) BookTV will feature interviews with three UT Austin professors, following two that appeared last weekend. More
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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Getting Started: Congressional Scholar Jason Casellas

In the Getting Started series, Further Findings highlights the paths that some researchers at The University of Texas at Austin took to the laboratory, the library, the field—wherever they do their work. Jessica Sinn from the College of Liberal Arts writes this installment.

Jason Casellas, assistant professor and associate director of the Irma Rangel Public Policy Institute in the Department of Government at The University of Texas at Austin

Jason Casellas, assistant professor and associate director of the Irma Rangel Public Policy Institute in the Department of Government at The University of Texas at Austin

When Jason Casellas began research for his undergraduate senior dissertation on Latino political participation,
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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Presidential expert on call

Bruce Buchanan, a government professor at The University of Texas at Austin, was quoted in the press more than 230 times during the 2008 presidential election.

 Bruce Buchanan

Bruce Buchanan

He was one of several of the university’s experts whose research helped news consumers make sense of what was happening during the campaign. Others included Daron Shaw, Sean Theriault and James Galbraith.

“I’ve kind of defined it as a part of my portfolio as kind of a public service and for that reason I rarely
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