The Political Science Department at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University invites you to the second event in a new speaker series that will focus on inequality in American politics, particularly its impact on citizenship and democracy.
Inequality in American Politics
“Blaming the Out-Group: How Anger Makes Ethnocentrism Among Whites a Stronger Predictor of Racial and Immigration Policy Opinions”
Banks is Associate Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland who studies racial and ethnic politics, emotions, political psychology, and public opinion. He is the author of the 2014 book Anger and Racial Politics: The Emotional Foundation of Racial Attitudes in America from Cambridge University Press.
100 Eggers Hall
Friday, November 7
2 – 3:30 p.m.
Guests are welcome and no RSVP is required
The Department of Political Science is devoted to the study of politics and government, domestically and abroad. This includes the study of political institutions that exercise government authority, including legislatures, courts, and administrative agencies; political organizations through which individuals and groups seek to reshape the political landscape, including parties, interest groups, and social movements; public policies that reflect governmental efforts to regulate the actions of individuals and corporations, including civil rights, immigration, and environmental policy; and the interactions between and among nation-states and transnational organizations that shape patterns of trade and development, conflict and cooperation, war and peace.
At the undergraduate level, political science majors will be exposed to political inquiry across a broad array of substantive topics, while also concentrating in one of the following areas: American Politics & History, Law & Politics, Political Economy, Political Participation & Mobilization, Global Governance & Foreign Policy, Political Violence & Conflict, Public Policy, Parties & Elections, Comparative Politics, Citizenship & Democracy, or Political Thought & Philosophy.
At the graduate level, doctoral students receive broad training in quantitative and qualitative methods of social science research, while also concentrating in two of the following substantive fields: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, Public Administration & Policy, or Law & Courts..