Trump win could trigger peso plummet

Lourdes Casanova, academic director of the Emerging Markets Institute at Cornell University, says that Trump’s campaign has alienated Latino voters within the U.S., and sent shocks to the economies of countries like Mexico. Casanova is available for interviews in Spanish. Bio: https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile/id/lc683 Casanova says: “Across the border, Donald Trump’s influence has been felt. Every time […]

Trump’s ‘puppet,’ ‘nasty woman’ most mocked Tweets during debate

Drew Margolin, a Cornell University communication professor who studies human dynamics through social media, has been tracking how certain groups of Twitter users react to presidential candidates on Twitter since the beginning of the primaries. Using a new method of real-time analysis, Margolin and his collaborator, Yu-Ru Lin of the University of Pittsburgh, found that […]

Q&A: How Twitter is giving us a peek inside your mind this election

Media Note: You can find a short video with Drew Margolin presenting his work at this link, and on YouTube. ITHACA, N.Y. – Just like television shaped the Nixon-Kennedy race, the social media platform shows that new media matters in politics. Communication professor Drew Margolin studies human dynamics through social media. He has been tracking people’s […]

Paul Ryan and establishment Republicans may line up behind Trump, but hope for his defeat

Glenn C. Altschuler is the Dean of the Cornell School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, Professor of American Studies, and the co-author of Rude Republic: Americans and Their Politics in the 19th Century. He believes that House Speaker Paul Ryan will fall in line behind Trump, but may anticipate, or even hope for, a […]

Rolling Stones’ songs are musical equivalent to Trump’s misogyny

Judith Peraino is a musicologist at Cornell University where she studies queer music theory as well as medieval music. She believes that the ‘misogynistic machismo’ in some of the Rolling Stones’ songs fits Trump’s tone and language. Bio: http://music.cornell.edu/people/faculty/profile/judith-a-peraino/ Peraino says: “The Rolling Stones may be horrified that Donald Trump’s campaign has been warming-up the […]

Trump not changing his stripes since clinching nomination

Glenn C. Altschuler is the Dean of the Cornell School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, Professor of American Studies, and the co-author of Rude Republic: Americans and Their Politics in the 19th Century. According to him, there is no evidence that Trump is moving toward a more Presidential, diplomatic demeanor. Bio: https://www.sce.cornell.edu/sce/altschuler/index.php Altschuler says: […]

Cornell experts: NY primary signals political rebellion

Elizabeth Sanders, an elections expert and professor of Government at Cornell University says candidates from both parties have given “full throat” to a political rebellion in New York. Bio: http://government.arts.cornell.edu/faculty/sanders/ Sanders says: “New York has never been thought of as a rebellious state, but last night it gave full throat to the rebellion within the […]