Unfinished Business: Women Running in 2018 and Beyond
A New Report from Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics
Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) released a new report about the historic gains and persistent hurdles for women candidates in the 2018 elections. Unfinished Business: Women Running in 2018 and Beyond exists as a navigable microsite that includes scholarly analysis, scores of data visualizations, and engaging media. Visit the site to learn more about the women candidates who ran in the 2018 midterm election, why and how women run, barriers to progress, and an analysis of what's ahead in 2020 and beyond.
New Events!
The Albert W. Lewitt Endowed Lecture
Visiting Practitioner
Center for American Women and Politics

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 7PM


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Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop:
Where Science, Innovation, and Civic Engagement Meet
Beth Noveck, Ph.D., NJ's first chief innovation officer, will discuss her new role, and how scientists, crowdsourcing, and open government can help solve public problems. 

Friday, November 22, 2019 at 11AM

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Open to Rutgers graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff. 
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The Eagleton Science and Politics Fellowship
Seeking Scientists for the Class of 2021
Applications for the Eagleton Science and Politics Fellowship Class of 2021 will open on November 22, 2019. The fellowship offers PhD-level scientists and engineers the opportunity to apply their training and expertise to the development and implementation of relevant state policy. As full-time aides in the executive or legislative branch, Science Fellows bring their advanced technical skills to service in state government.

Those interested in applying to the program are invited to meet the current Eagleton Science Fellows at a panel event co-hosted by the Science Policy and Advocacy at Rutgers graduate student organization on  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at  11:30AM - 2:00PM.  Register by emailing: rutgersnspg@gmail.com .
ECAG Videos
As part of its work to study the roles, power, and legacies of American governors, the Eagleton Center on the American Governor (ECAG) has built a video archive of former New Jersey governors and their administrations. The archive, a resource for students and scholars across the country, released three new interviews of former Corzine Administration officials speaking about their experiences.
Kevin Ryan interview (Center on the American Governor) 7.1.2019
Kevin Ryan
Commissioner of Department of Human Services (2006) and Commissioner of Department of Children and Families (2006-2008)

"Jon kept faith on that promise to create a focused entity, the Department of Children and Families, so 7,000 employees came over with me and we focused on creating a system that was designed to protect the welfare of children who were at risk in New Jersey." - Kevin Ryan
Lucille Davy
Commissioner of Department of Education (2006-2010)

"Whenever I went to him on anything, whatever policy, whatever decision we were making, [Governor Corzine] would just always say to me, 'Is this what's best for children?'" - Lucille Davy
David Socolow
Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development (2006-2010)

"I want to say, [paid family leave insurance] is one of the real legacies of Governor Corzine's administration. It is a tremendous success, and one that I am so honored to have been able to be a part of getting done." - David Socolow
Undergraduate Associates Application Deadline: Oct. 25
The Eagleton Undergraduate Associates Program application deadline is less than two weeks away. Do you have all of your materials together? Double check by using the submission check-list below. Don't forget to ask your professors for letters of recommendation. Internship supervisors can submit a supplemental letter too.

 Completed application form

Resume

 Essay

Unofficial transcript

Two letters of recommendation (emailed from recommender to undergrad@eagleton.rutgers.edu)
Apply by October 25th at 5pm
The real constitutional crisis: We forgot what it means to be an American
The Hill published an op-ed written by Eagleton director John J. Farmer Jr., titled, "The real constitutional crisis: We forgot what it means to be an American."

"Here's the point: Such a structure requires accommodation of opposing views or it will collapse; compromise is its DNA," wrote Farmer.
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