Think about the people who develop your favorite theme parks. Would you think one of them would be a championship football player with a degree in political science, who once planned on going to law school? Tom Iven may have an unlikely backstory for an amusement park industry executive. However, he credits his MSU education for the flexibility to seize opportunities that … [Read more...] about Football Bear now an executive for theme parks that let people “scream and smile and have fun”
Dr. Gabriel Ondetti has researched taxation history from an unconventional lens. Instead of approaching the topic from an economic standpoint, the Missouri State University political science professor analyzes the taxation history of Latin American countries through the changes in their political landscape. “A lot of people find taxation boring because it can be highly … [Read more...] about Lower tax rates do not mean less problems
Why is Iraq’s political paralysis a result of a system the U.S. helped create? Dr. David Romano, Thomas G. Strong professor of middle east politics at Missouri State University, shares his perspective with TIME. … [Read more...] about Why Iraq’s political paralysis is a result of a system the U.S. helped create
Dr. Dennis Hickey, faculty emeritus at Missouri State University, offers his perspective on why Nancy Pelosi’s possible Taiwan visit could be problematic in the Los Angeles Times. … [Read more...] about Why Nancy Pelosi’s possible Taiwan visit could be a problem — for Taiwan
With the presidential election less than 30 days away, the age-old debate on the Electoral College has surfaced once again in an already divisive election season. How does the Electoral College work? What are its pros and cons? Dr. Kevin Pybas, associate professor of political science at Missouri State University, answers these questions and more on TODAY. … [Read more...] about What’s the Electoral College all about?