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Policy on Purpose is a podcast from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. We dive into real-world and timely policy topics with leading experts from the school as well as the policy world at large.

Texas Podcast Network is brought to you by The University of Texas at Austin. Podcasts are produced by faculty members and staffers at UT Austin who work with University Communications to craft content that adheres to journalistic best practices. The University of Texas at Austin offers these podcasts at no charge. Podcasts appearing on the network and this webpage represent the views of the hosts, not of The University of Texas at Austin.

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Policy on Purpose is a podcast from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. We dive into real-world and timely policy topics with leading experts from the school as well as the policy world at large.

Texas Podcast Network is brought to you by The University of Texas at Austin. Podcasts are produced by faculty members and staffers at UT Austin who work with University Communications to craft content that adheres to journalistic best practices. The University of Texas at Austin offers these podcasts at no charge. Podcasts appearing on the network and this webpage represent the views of the hosts, not of The University of Texas at Austin.

    Policy Lessons from the Past: Dr. Will Inboden on the Reagan presidency and the role the United States played in ending the Cold War

    Policy Lessons from the Past: Dr. Will Inboden on the Reagan presidency and the role the United States played in ending the Cold War

    Dr. Will Inboden, a national security scholar from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, masterfully describes Ronald Reagan’s foreign policy and the role of the United States in ending the Cold War, in a discussion moderated by Bill Shute, Executive Director of the LBJ Washington Center. This is […]

    Policy Lessons from the Past: Dr. Jeremi Suri on America’s Long and Unfinished Fight for Democracy

    Policy Lessons from the Past: Dr. Jeremi Suri on America’s Long and Unfinished Fight for Democracy

    Presidential historian and scholar Dr. Jeremi Suri discusses a country rebuilding itself as it wrestles with competing visions of democracy, race and freedom, in a conversation moderated by Bill Shute, Executive Director of the LBJ Washington Center. Dr. Suri shares his analysis of democracy, starting in 1865 when the Confederacy was militarily defeated and continues […]

    Policy Lessons from the Past: Dr. Sarah Coleman on the politics of immigration in modern America

    Policy Lessons from the Past: Dr. Sarah Coleman on the politics of immigration in modern America

    Historian and Texas State University professor Dr. Sarah Coleman examines the history of the battles over U.S. immigrants’ rights since 1965—and how these conflicts reshaped access to education, employment, civil liberties and more in conversation with Associate Director of Research at the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at the LBJ School, Dr. […]

    Policy Lessons from the Past: Dr. Peniel Joseph on American’s struggle for racial justice

    Policy Lessons from the Past: Dr. Peniel Joseph on American’s struggle for racial justice

    Historian and civil rights scholar Dr. Peniel Joseph discusses a powerful interpretation of the ongoing struggle for racial justice, calling this period as transformative as the movements post-Civil War and during the civil rights era as outlined in his new book, The Third Reconstruction: America’s Struggle for Racial Justice in the Twenty-First Century, with LBJ […]

    Introducing “Policy Lessons from the Past: U.S. history with a Texas twist”

    Introducing “Policy Lessons from the Past: U.S. history with a Texas twist”

    Those that cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. In a special series titled “Policy Lessons from the Past: U.S. history with a Texas twist,” four Texas-based policy experts will discuss how our shared history impacts today’s political environment, spanning topics like racial justice, immigration, global confrontations and the very nature of democracy. […]

    Inaugural State of the College 2021 from LBJ School Dean JR DeShazo

    Inaugural State of the College 2021 from LBJ School Dean JR DeShazo

    In this special episode of Policy on Purpose, Dean JR DeShazo recognizes the people, mission and legacy of the LBJ School in his inaugural 2021 State of the College.  Find out more at lbj.utexas.edu.

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