American Politics and Policy

Of concern to Americans are topics such as education, healthcare, criminal justice, immigration, jobs and economic development, racial justice, and the role of government in society. To help us make sense of these complex issues, the American Politics and Policy Series was created. Through it, the Riley Institute brings to Furman leaders and experts who bring a variety of experiences and diverse perspectives to help us broaden our understanding of the issues we face. Students, faculty, and members of the community are invited to join us as we consider what’s working and what’s not working in America.

2016: Constitution Day
Trump, Hillary, and the Constitution Thursday, September 22; 4:00 – 5:00...
2015: Chuck Rosenberg
American Politics and Policy Chuck Rosenberg Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration...
2015: Constitution Day
American Politics and Policy Constitution Day When Traffic Stops Lead...
2014: Gubernatorial Debate
Gubernatorial Debate at Furman McAlister Auditorium October 21, 2014 The...
2014: Constitution Day
American Politics and Policy Constitution Day Hobby Lobby Ruling:  Winning...
2014: President Bill Clinton
The Riley Institute at Furman An Evening with President Bill...
2013: Constitution Day
American Politics and Policy Constitution Day Do Zombie Votes Count?...
2012: Constitution Day
(l-r) Brent Nelsen, Rod Smolla, Teresa Cosby, Don Aiesi American...
2012: Anton Gunn
American Politics and Policy Anton Gunn Regional Director of the...
2011: Diane Ravitch
American Politics and Policy Diane Ravitch Research Professor of Education...