UBC experts on U.S. policy of separating migrant families
U.S. President Donald Trump is defending his administration’s practice of separating families entering the U.S. illegally, despite growing protests and condemnation. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 19, 2018
Angela Merkel and the fight to maintain liberal order during Trump’s presidency
Less than a week before Donald Trump takes office, Germany chancellor Angela Merkel is being hailed by many as the new leader of the free world.
Jan 18, 2017
UBC expert says Trump’s election raises difficult questions about race and religion in America
As America takes a hard swing to the extreme right, UBC Islamic and gender studies expert Ayesha S. Chaudhry says it’s time to confront the ugly truth about racial and religious tensions.
Nov 15, 2016
UBC experts available on U.S. election
UBC experts are available to comment on the U.S. election, including campaign rhetoric, public opinion polling and voter behaviour, and the evolution of the U.S. party system.
Nov 8, 2016
Trump’s political success was a triumph of style over substance: UBC research
Style, not substance, accounts for Donald Trump’s U.S. Republican presidential nomination, according to a psychological analysis from the University of British Columbia.
Nov 8, 2016
UBC expert on how politicians like Trump use hubris to achieve power
UBC psychology professor Jessica Tracy examines the role of pride in shaping our minds, and how pride helps politicians like Donald Trump attain power.
Sep 27, 2016
Lind Initiative talks explore drama of the 2016 U.S. election
High profile speakers come together for the Fall 2016 series of the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies to spark a national conversation around U.S. election issues, from hyper conservativism to widening rifts in the two major American political parties.
Sep 12, 2016