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Sarah Bush

The Mueller probe into Russian election meddling has concluded, but the extent to which the Kremlin’s hackers and social-media trolls eroded voters’ confidence in the U.S. electoral system remains unclear.

Yale political scientist ...

Politicians and powerbrokers in Hungary use a variety of illicit election strategies to secure people’s votes, including making access to public benefits contingent on supporting preferred candidates, according to a new study co-authored by Yale political scientist ...

The MacMillan Center and Yale University Press hosted Vernon Bogdanor CBE for a series of four lectures on “Britain and Europe in a Troubled World” for the Henry L. Stimson Lectures on World Affairs earlier this month. Bogdanor is an expert on Brexit and one of Britain’s foremost constitutional...

Karin Zipf, Bruce Berger, Susan King, and Ambassador Luis C. deBaca (ret.)

On April 10, the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, of the MacMillan Center at Yale University, hosted a panel discussion titled “Prosecuting Slavery in a Time of Freedom: Late 20th Century Enforcement of the 13th Amendment.” The panel featured three...

Kodo Nishimura applies make up to a student.

On April 8 the MacMillan Center’s Council on East Asian Studies welcomed Kodo Nishimura, a queer Buddhist priest and makeup artist, to share his personal life story about sexuality and transformation. Nishimura is both a Buddhist priest in the Japanese Pure Land tradition Jōdo Shinshū and a...