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.

2006: Chuck Flink
Urban Politics & Policy Series Charles A. “Chuck” Flink, FASLA...
2006: Breaking the Political Glass Ceiling
(l-r) Liz Smith, Professor of Political Science at Furman and...
2005: Newt Gingrich
(l-r) Newt Gingrich, Dr. John Pitney, Jr. and Dr. Danielle...
2005: Glenda Hood
Urban Politics and Policy Series The Honorable Glenda E. Hood...
2005: Health Policy in the U.S.
Joseph J. Fins, M.D., F.A.C.P. National Conferences Health Policy in...
2004: Keith Laughlin
Urban Politics and Policy Series Keith Laughlin President, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy...
2004: SC Senate Republican Primary Debate
American Politics and Policy GOP Senate Candidates Debated at Furman...
2004: Democratic Presidential Debate
American Politics and Policy Furman co-hosted National Debate Furman University...
2003: Vince Graham
Urban Politics & Policy Series Vince Graham Developer of Newpoint,...
2003: Hillary Clinton
National Conferences Women and Politics Series: Transforming Public Leadership Hillary...