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
Implicit race bias and the U.S. election: UBC expert
The term “implicit bias” was recently thrust into the U.S. presidential race, when Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton stated that “implicit bias is a problem for everyone, not just police” when asked about racial discrimination during the first debate.
Oct 7, 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