June 18, 2024

Cooperman Comments on PACs for MarketPlace

Professor and Chair of Political Science Rosalyn Cooperman

Professor and Chair of Political Science Rosalyn Cooperman shared comments for an article titled “Monday was a big filing day for PACs and other political groups,” published by MarketPlace. “They are a political action committee, but they can raise unlimited amounts of money from corporations, unions, individuals, but they can’t coordinate directly with the parties or candidates,” Cooperman said in the article. Read more.

Monday was a big filing day for PACs and other political groups (Marketplace)

Cooperman Weighs in on Abortion Issue in Political Campaigns

Professor and Chair of Political Science Rosalyn Cooperman

Professor of Political Science Rosalyn Cooperman shared her expertise on Republican candidates and political leaders in a recent article titled “A presidential rematch — this time with abortion at the forefront.” In the article, Cooperman said, “I don’t know that there’s any real fidelity to any stance on an issue unless it’s perceived to be useful — abortion being one of a very long list. If you look at what he has said over time, it is what is politically expedient.” Read more in the AZ Mirror and on Yahoo News.

A presidential rematch — this time with abortion at the forefront (AZ Mirror; Yahoo News)

A rematch — this time with abortion at the forefront (Reckon News; Oregon Live)

Cooperman Talks About POTUS Election on ‘Voice of America’

Professor and Chair of Political Science Rosalyn Cooperman

Professor of Political Science Rosalyn Cooperman spoke with Voice of America for a segment titled “Issues in the News: The Strategic Importance of Africa.” On the show, Cooperman discusses how the 2024 U.S. Presidential election is shaping up? Listen to the episode.

ISSUES IN THE NEWS: The Strategic Importance of Africa – January 26, 2024 (Voice of America)

Cooperman Presents Research on Republican Party Factions

Professor and Chair of Political Science Rosalyn Cooperman

Professor and Chair of Political Science Rosalyn Cooperman

Rosalyn Cooperman, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science & International Affairs, presented research on gender and party factions within Congress at the 2023 Shambaugh conference on Women and Political Parties at the University of Iowa.

Cooperman Pens Article on Women in Virginia Politics

Professor and Chair of Political Science Rosalyn Cooperman

Professor and Chair of Political Science Rosalyn Cooperman

Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Affairs Rosalyn Cooperman penned an article titled “The Fight for Partisan Control of Virginia’s State Legislature Continues and Democratic Women are on the Front Line” for the Center for American Women in Politics/Rutgers. The article pointed to three main takeaways of how gender is playing a significant role on the campaign trail in Virginia for the House of Delegates and state Senate. Read the article.

The Fight for Partisan Control of Virginia’s State Legislature Continues and Democratic Women are on the Front Line (CAWP Rutgers)