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P.S. You’re Interesting

Following in the footsteps of Anthony W. Orlando and our love of Our American Discourse, we’ve designed this new podcast series to discuss new research in Political Science. Hopefully, we’ll be doing this in a way that brings research to life. Host Jeffery A. Jenkins hopes to share innovations and implications of research, through conversation and interviews with invited guests. 

To listen to individual episodes use the player on the episode, or stream & subscribe on your favorite podcasting app – just search “P.S. You’re Interesting” or “usc bedrosian.”

Email: bedrosian.center@usc.edu
Twitter: @BedrosianCenter

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PS You’re Busted: How bridging silos in research & practice can impact human trafficking irl

In this episode of the PS You’re Interesting podcast, Jeff Jenkins talks about human trafficking with Greg DeAngelo, Associate Professor of Economic Studies at Claremont Graduate University. How does an economist get data on human trafficking, and other black market enterprises? What are the pressing questions law enforcement have that academics could help?

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America, Heck Yeah! Public Schools & Baseball

In this episode of the PS You’re Interesting podcast, Jeff Jenkins and D. Roderick (Rod) Kiewiet, Professor of Political Science at Caltech, break down the long standing myth of the equalizing force of public education. We hold the idea that public schools present Americans with equal opportunity. Kiewiet gets to the reality through public school funding in California compared to the nation.

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Political influence of public protest

In this episode of the PS You’re Interesting podcast, Jeff Jenkins and LaGina Gause, Assistant Professor of Political Science at UC San Diego, discuss the pro-democracy (small d) results of her study on legislative responsiveness to collective action by marginalized groups.

Listen here, or search ‘use bedrosian’ on your podcast app of choice to subscribe, stream, and download.

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