Academics announce results of US Presidential rankings from best to Trump

Academics announce results of US Presidential rankings from best to Trump

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 15:02 GMT

​Northumbria’s Reader in US History Michael Cullinane alongside colleagues from the Presidential History Network have announced their latest rating of American Presidents, from George Washington to Donald Trump.

EXPERT COMMENT: Ranking the US’s presidents isn’t just a game for Americans

EXPERT COMMENT: Ranking the US’s presidents isn’t just a game for Americans

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2017 09:39 GMT

Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History at Northumbria University; Iwan Morgan, Professor at UCL; and J Simon Rofe, Senior Lecturer at SOAS University of London discuss the context of Presidents' Day for The Conversation.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Why journalistic ‘balance’ is failing the public

EXPERT COMMENT: Why journalistic ‘balance’ is failing the public

Press releases   •   Nov 25, 2016 16:32 GMT

Bruce Mutsvairo, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria University, writes about the concept of "balance" in journalism and its effect on recent events.

EXPERT COMMENT: Can King’s vision overcome Trump’s vitriol?

EXPERT COMMENT: Can King’s vision overcome Trump’s vitriol?

Press releases   •   Nov 17, 2016 12:26 GMT

​Brian Ward, Professor in American Studies in the Department of Humanities at Northumbria, writes about Martin Luther King Jr and Donald Trump for The Fabian Society.

EXPERT COMMENT: Why markets have bounced back after the election of Donald Trump

EXPERT COMMENT: Why markets have bounced back after the election of Donald Trump

Press releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 15:39 GMT

Scott Ellis, Associate Lecture and PhD Candidate at Northumbria, writes about how the election of Donald Trump has affected the stock markets.

EXPERT COMMENT: Trump is an avowed sinner – so why did American evangelicals vote for him?

EXPERT COMMENT: Trump is an avowed sinner – so why did American evangelicals vote for him?

Press releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 15:26 GMT

Randall Stephens, Reader in History and American Studies at Northumbria, writes about the US Election for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: “A new reality of uncertainty and anxiety”: Reactions to the 2016 US Election

EXPERT COMMENT: “A new reality of uncertainty and anxiety”: Reactions to the 2016 US Election

Press releases   •   Nov 10, 2016 16:19 GMT

Dr Randall J Stephens, Reader and Associate Professor of History and American Studies, gives his views on Donald Trump’s shock US Election victory.

Northumbria academic to publish inside story of Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle

Northumbria academic to publish inside story of Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2017 16:36 BST

A fascinating new book by Northumbria University’s Professor in American Studies, Brian Ward about Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle University will be published next month by Newcastle Libraries’ Tyne Bridge Publishing to coincide with the 50th anniversary of this landmark event.

EXPERT COMMENT:  Disunited States of America

EXPERT COMMENT: Disunited States of America

Press releases   •   Jan 20, 2017 07:30 GMT

Northumbria University’s American Studies academics have been at the forefront of international commentary on the 2016 US election and Donald Trump’s rise to presidential office.

 Northumbria welcomes top US scholars through flagship exchange programme

Northumbria welcomes top US scholars through flagship exchange programme

Press releases   •   Jan 12, 2017 12:36 GMT

Around 70 of the best American scholars travelled to Northumbria University, Newcastle, for a three-day conference and tour of the city’s cultural and historical hotspots.

EXPERT COMMENT: Why Martin Luther King's trip to Tyneside still matters 50 years on

EXPERT COMMENT: Why Martin Luther King's trip to Tyneside still matters 50 years on

Press releases   •   Oct 27, 2017 11:47 BST

Professor in American Studies, Brian Ward, writes about Martin Luther King's visit to Tyneside for The Conversation.