What persuades elected officials to remove Confederate symbols?

The Washington Post published an op-ed by Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College and USC graduate student Jordan Carr Peterson about the most persuasive arguments when asking city officials to remove a Confederate symbol. “Elected officials, especially Republicans, may be persuaded to remove Confederate symbols when the decision is framed as good for business,”…

How the Supreme Court Will Have a Big Impact on the Next Election

ATTN: quoted Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College about the Supreme Court’s decision to consider a court case about partisan-based gerrymandering. “The Supreme Court’s willingness to consider the Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering case is significant,” Christian Grose, a political science professor at the University of Southern California, told ATTN:. “The court has considered partisan gerrymandering…

Grose & Wood research update: Transparency and the Federal Election Commission

Highlights from the USC Price Bedrosian Center Governance Salon presentation featuring Abby Wood and Christian Grose. Watch the full video here. Christian Grose and Abby Wood discussed the policy implications of the Federal Election Commission audit program and how increased transparency can inform the electorate. Transparency has informational benefits to voters and can affect election…

Grose quoted in FiveThirtyEight on redistricting and the Supreme Court

ESPN’s “FiveThirtyEight” quoted Christian Grose of USC Dornsife on why representation at local, state, and federal  levels can do much for historically under-represented minorities. Partisan battles aside, political scientists say that in order for the government to pay attention to minority communities, those districts need representatives who are accountable to them. Christian Grose, an associate…