From the Desk of Peter Longo: Community Life on the Great Plains

Peter J. Longo is a professor of political science at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He is coauthor of The Nebraska State Constitution: A Reference Guide, Second Edition (Nebraska, 2009) and Great Plains Politics (Bison Books, 2018) in the Discover the Great Plains Series.  … Continue reading From the Desk of Peter Longo: Community Life on the Great Plains

From the Desk of James Nichols: Of Borders and Birthers

James David Nichols is an assistant professor of history at City University of New York, Queensborough Community College. His new book, The Limits of Liberty: Mobility and the Making of the Eastern U.S.-Mexico Border (July 2018), chronicles the formation of the U.S.-Mexico border from a … Continue reading From the Desk of James Nichols: Of Borders and Birthers

From the Desk of Laurel Zwissler: The Relationship between Religion and Politics

Laurel Zwissler is an assistant professor in the Philosophy and Religion Department at Central Michigan University. Her new book Religious, Feminist, Activist: Cosmologies of Interconnection (Nebraska, 2018) investigates the political and religious identities of women who understand their social-justice activism as religiously motivated.  … Continue reading From the Desk of Laurel Zwissler: The Relationship between Religion and Politics