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American Democracy Lab podcast: Episode one

The American Democracy Lab podcast is presented by the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement in partnership with WashU Engage and the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences. Episode 1 focuses on the presidency. 

Natural Gas in the New Bolivia

Revisit this episode with anthropologist Bret Gustafson, who discusses the complicated relationship between energy, politics, the environment, and indigenous rights. Gustafson's book "Bolivia in the Age of Gas" is now available through Duke University Press.

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Faculty Bookshelf

Browse titles from Arts & Sciences faculty. Thoughtful. Diverse. Well researched. These books might just make it to your shelf, nightstand, or coffee table.

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news and events from Arts & Sciences / WashU

University offers new bachelor’s degree in data science

Careers in data science are among the most in-demand in...

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Sinclair named fellow of Society for Political Methodology

Sinclair Betsy Sinclair, professor of political science...

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Carl Wellman, professor emeritus in Arts & Sciences, 94

Philosopher Carl Wellman, the Hortense and Tobias Lewin...

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Writing the first draft of history

History major Gabriel Rubin, AB ’15, takes Wall Street Journal readers inside the Beltway as the new author of a storied political column.