PoliSci Profs

PoliSci Profs: Judge Hearings

Oct 15, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … October 15, 2020 Show 921 Hour 1

Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, sat for nearly 20 hours of questioning by 22 members of the Senate Judiciary Committee over two days. What have we learned thus far? Lisa Hager, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University. David Wiltse, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University.

 

PoliSci Profs: Election 2020

Sep 10, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … September 10, 2020 Show 899 Hour 1

PoliSci Profs: How Has Our Health Become Political?

Jul 16, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … July 16, 2020 Show 860 Hour 1

In 2020, everything is political. The Police, education, healthcare, arguably even religion, and now... the health of the general public. How did we get here? Plus, with an election around the corner, what's being done with our data? Lisa Hager, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University, and David Wiltse, Ph.D., he's an associate professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University.​

 

PoliSci Profs: Policing & Protests

Jun 11, 2020

In The Moment … June 11, 2020 Show 836 Hour 1

Joining us are Lisa Hager, assistant professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University, and David Wiltse, an associate professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University.​​

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PoliSci Profs: COVID & Our Political Institutions

May 14, 2020

In The Moment … May 14, 2020 Show 817 Hour 1

Is government shrinking or growing? How is the American presidency changing? And how is the pandemic peeling back the curtain of the capacity of the administrative branch? It's been quite a year in national politics. Helping us sort through the noise and think more broadly about the times we are living in, we welcome Lisa Hager and David Wiltse back to In the Moment.  Wiltse is an Associate Professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University. Hager is an Assistant Professor of Political Science, also at SDSU. 

PoliSci Profs: COVID & Your Rights

Apr 9, 2020

In The Moment ... April 9, 2020 Show 792 Hour 1

Since the first coronavirus cases were documented on U.S. soil, Americans have been looking to China, the Republic of Korea, and Italy for insight into what was ahead and how to manage it. South Dakotans have their eyes on New York City, Louisiana, and California as well as places like Sioux Falls and Beadle County. All of these places have different restrictions in efforts to contain the contagion.

PoliSci Profs: Trump Acquitted

Feb 6, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment ... February 6, 2020 Show 748 Hour 1

Impeachment is over; President Trump has been acquitted. What does this tell us about the state of our democracy? Will the partisan divide be healed in the foreseeable future? To answer these sorts of questions, we invite the PoliSci Professors. Lisa Hager is an assistant professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University, and David Wiltse, he's an associate professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University.​ 

SDPB

In The Moment ... January 9, 2020 Show 730 Hour 1

What is the status of impeachment? Why are we seeing this delay in the articles being sent to the senate? How is congress reacting to the situation in Iran?  Lisa Hager is an assistant professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University, and David Wiltse, associate professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University join us.  

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

News: Dec 14 - 20

Dec 20, 2019
SDPB

In this week’s South Dakota news, we'll learn about how Governor Kristi Noem wants lawmakers to approve more than three and a half million dollars for intensive meth treatment and enforcement. Her request comes just weeks after the state debuted a campaign called "Meth. We're On It." Some say treatment is not enough.