Policy 360 is a series of audio conversations from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. The series is hosted by Sanford's dean, Judith Kelley.
Engaging the Evil Empire
Simon Miles is an Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, and his recently released book, "Engaging the Evil Empire: Washington, Moscow, and the Beginning of the End of the Cold War" seeks to answer this question among several others. The book focuses on the often overlooked period of the early 1980s. Was this shift in relations as abrupt as it appeared? To what extent did popular perception of the conflict reflect the reality of the situation?
The Day After Election Day: An Expert Recap
Moderated by Mac McCorkle and Deondra Rose and featuring a panel of experts in the fields of constitutional and election law, political science, comparative elections, and democracy: John Aldrich, Bill Adair, Guy Charles, and Judith Kelley.
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Everything You Need to Know About Voting in North Carolina
This episode takes a look behind the curtain to see what actually happens during elections and just how your vote counts and is counted. Judith Kelley is joined by Damon Circosta, the Chair of the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
Telling the Stories Behind China's Biggest Political Developments
Dean Judith Kelly is joined by 2015 Sanford alum Emily Feng. Feng has travelled all over China as a foreign correspondent covering topics ranging from human rights, to technology, to the environment. As foreign correspondent for the Financial Times, Feng uncovered key information surrounding the Chinese oppression of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, China. Her coverage of the human rights abuses in Xinjiang won several human rights press and journalism awards. She currently works as NPR’s Beijing correspondent
Fragile Democracy: Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina
North Carolina has been at the center of discussions around race-based voter suppression.
James Leloudis, professor of history at UNC Chapel Hill, and Robert Korstad, professor of public policy at the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy, join Dean Judith Kelley to discuss the implications of voter suppression on the upcoming election and the complicated legacy of voting rights in the state. The two co-authored Fragile Democracy: The Struggle Over Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina.
Philanthropy Series: Helping People with Means to Give
Thomas J. Tierney is the co-founder of the Bridgespan Group which provides management consulting to nonprofits and philanthropists. He is the co-author of Give Smart: Philanthropy That Gets Results.
Guest Host: Alex S. Jones, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and former director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard. Part of a 2 part series with the Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society at Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy.