I was quoted yesterday in The Economist’s blog post about the Women’s March titled “How protests can affect elections: America is seeing a new era of female political activism.” See:
Please check out “Protests during the Presidency of Donald Trump”, which is forthcoming in the Winter 2018 issue of Contexts. Read here:
Please check out my new essay at Mobilizing Ideas titled “The New Wave of the Women’s Movement in the United States.” See:
Please check out my new essay, “A Presidency Marked by Protest: Donald J. Trump and a New Era of Contentious Politics”. It takes a first look at some of the data that I’ve been collecting at protests this year.
My article, “Activism in an Era of Partisan Polarization”, has been published by the journal PS: Political Science and Politics. Read it here:
Last month, I was quoted in two articles in the San Francisco Chronicle about protests being held in Berkeley, California.
Fabio Rojas and I were quoted in Governing magazine in an article about protest policing, titled “As Protests Escalate Under Trump, States Seek New Ways to Deter Them.” “Police are trained in how to deal with riots,” says Michael Heaney, a University of Michigan sociologist and, with Rojas, co-author of Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11. “When they see a large group of people, they tend to treat it as a riot.”
I was quoted in a Washington Post story on the alt-right protests in Charlottesville, stating that “Elected officials feel the need to pander to the majority,” Heaney said. “Whether they’re anti-Trump protesters or white supremacists, [officials think] their voices should be suppressed, and the public is supportive of that.”
I have received a new grant from the National Institute for Civic Discourse & University of Arizona Foundation in the amount of $2,500. It is for my project “Attitudes toward Civility and Violence among Protesters in the