Tag - Gregg Murray

Do your genes affect your politics?

We all know one. A political diehard — a leftwing, rightwing, or staunchly independent defender of the faith. They’re the sort of person whose opinions absolutely cannot, will not be swayed, regardless of how many facts, tacts, or friendly discussions you throw at them, and they always seem...

Psychology Today: “The End Is Nigh,” Want to Know Why?

Dr. Gregg Murray, chair of the Political Science Department at Augusta University and executive director of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences, has a message for political doomsayers: We’ve been here before. “As we’ve seen, the partisan end-is-nigh rhetoric is almost...

Experts available on the 2016 Election

Augusta, Ga. – Augusta University faculty experts are available to provide real-time insight, research and analysis on a range of issues – including voter behavior, terrorism and immigration – related to the 2016 Presidential Election. To arrange an interview with an expert, contact the Department...

Are elections really harder for third-party candidates?

Dr. Gregg Murray, chair of the Department of Political Science at Augusta University, sat down with the Jagwire team to discuss why so few third-party candidates find success during election season. (Short answer? Because the political deck is stacked against them.) Gregg Murray is the executive...

Psychology Today: Beyond Knee-Jerk Partisanship?

Gregg Murray, associate professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at Augusta University, is author of Caveman Politics, a blog on evolutionary psychology and politics for Psychology Today. A recent post, “Beyond Knee-Jerk Partisanship? Clinton, Trump, and Speeches,”...

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