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Q+A
Why young people don't vote, and why 2020 might be different
Published Oct 20, 2020
Scott Warren, visiting fellow at the SNF Agora Institute, discusses why turnout among young voters in the U.S. traditionally lags that of older age groups and the key role civics education can play in creating a more informed, engaged citizenry
Election 2020
Getting out the STEM vote
Published Oct 19, 2020
STEM majors are less likely than their academic peers to vote in presidential elections. The Johns Hopkins Science Policy Group is looking to change that.
Election security
Safeguard the vote
Published Oct 12, 2020
Avi Rubin, an expert in computer and election security, warns of clear and immediate threats to the integrity of our voting systems
19th amendment
Experience the women's suffrage movement through virtual reality
Published Sept 15, 2020
Rally for Votes: An Interactive 360 Video Experience will premiere virtually at the SNF Parkway Theatre on Friday. The experience takes viewers on a tour of some of the most important locations in the effort to ratify the 19th Amendment.
SNF Agora Institute announces new faculty hires
Published Aug 11, 2020
Henry Farrell, Martha S. Jones, Adam Seth Levine, and Bryce Corrigan join the SNF Agora Institute as new faculty and lecturers
Discussion series
The politics of the pandemic
Published March 24, 2020
SNF Agora Institute convenes experts virtually to examine issues related to COVID-19 and its impact on democracy around the world
Q+A
A historian's view of women's suffrage
Published Feb 21, 2020
Martha Jones discusses the legacy of the 19th Amendment and the black women suffragists who sparked and continue the voting rights movement