Jeffe op-ed on the presidential debate

Fox and Hounds ran a commentary article titled “Post-debate Wisdom 1.0” by Professor Sherry Bebitch Jeffe and Doug Jeffe. The piece details their analysis of the presidential debate. Clinton may not have been able to close the enthusiasm gap between Trump’s base and her voters or to move the needle with Millennials, but Trump didn’t…

Jeffe comments on presidential debate, its impact on election

Fox and Hounds ran commentary by Professor Sherry Bebitch Jeffe on the upcoming presidential debate and the state of the race. The key to winning or losing the public opinion game is controlling the agenda. Hillary Clinton and her team lost control of the agenda by playing keep-away with regard to information about her recent bout…

Jeffe quoted on lack of conversation about death penalty in presidential election

The Guardian (UK) quoted Professor Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about why neither presidential candidate has addressed the death penalty on the campaign trail. In campaign 2016, the safest stance on the ultimate punishment may be silence. Both candidates need to woo disaffected members of the other’s party. Neither can afford to…

Democracy Is an Act of Inclusion: Why Home Matters in Election Season

Community has been fraying in this country. Americans have become increasingly segregated by class and race, sorting into like-minded neighborhoods cut off from the views and experiences of the rest of the population. We now drive greater and greater distances to live apart from one another, and we have invested less and less in the infrastructure needed to bring us together.

Richard II

Featuring Raphael Bostic, Carla Della Gatta, Lisa Schweitzer, and Donnajean Ward Richard II, the first of four Shakespeare plays known as the “Henriad,” is the tale of strife between Richard II, the rightful but terrible king, and his cousin Henry Bolingbroke. Followed by Henry IV Part 1, Henry IV Part 2, and Henry V, Shakespeare explores the question of political…