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May
25

The Overwhelming Barriers to Immigration Reform

Read Dan Tichenor’s May 25 article in The Atlantic about the long-lasting effects of LBJ’s immigration reform.

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Apr
13

Series focuses on election

Join us as we explore the meaning and context behind the glitz and headlines in a dramatic election year.

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Jan
21

TEP events build sense of belonging

The High Impact Change Series features workshops that strengthen students’ sense of belonging in the the classroom.

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Nov
30

Hajarizadeh receives Hans Linde Fellowship

Emily Hajarizadeh will study the agricultural implications of conservation measures in the Klamath Falls Basin as the 2015-16 Hans Linde Fellow.

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Sep
08

Dan Tichenor named as Andrew Carnegie fellow

Dan Tichenor, Wayne Morse Senior Scholar and Knight Chair of Social Science, is an inaugural member of the Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program, the Carnegie Corporation announced on April 22, 2015.

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Jul
13

Herman’s work cited in Supreme Court ruling

Wayne Morse Center Codirector Ellen Herman played a role in making history when a brief she and 19 other historians filed with the Supreme Court was cited in the ruling that same-sex couples have the right to marry. Read about it in The Oregonian.

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Jun
03

Meet the next Wayne Morse Center faculty codirector

We are pleased to announce that beginning January 2016, Professor Ellen Herman will join codirector Rebecca Flynn and senior scholar Dan Tichenor in leading the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. Herman is currently chair of the UO Department of History and will begin her five-year appointment as Wayne Morse Center faculty codirector following […]

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May
06

Remembering former Wayne Morse Chair William Pfaff

William Pfaff, who held the Wayne Morse Chair in 1995, passed away May 2, 2015, at age 86. Pfaff was a prolific political commentator who authored more than 10 books and was writing syndicated columns from his home in Paris up until his death. “Pfaff was a perceptive critic of American foreign policy, examining our […]

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Changes at the Wayne Morse Center

The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics is pleased to announce significant changes in leadership and management of the center. Founding director Margaret Hallock will retire in December 2015. Fortunately the center enjoys strong leadership from Rebecca Flynn and Professor Dan Tichenor. The new leadership model features two codirectors and a senior scholar/program director. Rebecca […]

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Announcing new faculty codirector position

The Office of Academic Affairs is conducting an internal University of Oregon search for a new position, the faculty codirector of the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. The position is a .5 FTE Officer of Administration open to tenured faculty as well as non-tenure-track faculty who are in a senior position and hold […]

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