Monthly Archives: August 2017

On Charlottesville

Several days ago, in the beautiful central Virginia town of Charlottesville, groups of American citizens clashed with clubs, shields, torches, and projectiles. One local person’s life has ended. Two State Police officers are gone forever. A town will not forget being invaded, by hundreds of neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members, and members of other White [...]

By | 2017-08-24T13:03:23+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Power of Proximity

Thomas H. Little, Ph.D. SLLF Director of Curriculum Development and Research   More than thirty years ago, while I was racing the academic tenure clock at the University of Texas at Arlington, I conducted a study of political friendship patterns in the Senates of Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. The objective of the research (and [...]

By | 2017-08-24T13:03:23+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|