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The Constitution in the Digital Age: Data Technology, Surveillance, and Privacy [Video] captions transcript

The Constitution in the Digital Age: Data Technology, Surveillance, and Privacy [Video]

Video recording of UNT's 2022 Constitution Day webinar event that featured a wide-ranging conversation on data technology, surveillance, cybersecurity, social media, privacy, and information freedom in honor of Constitution Day. The event was a moderated panel presentation with speakers Amy K. Sanders, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Media and School of Law, UT Austin; Scott H. Belshaw, founder and director, Cyber Forensics Lab, University of North Texas; Daniella Smith, Director of the Information Science Ph.D. program, University of North Texas; and moderated by Dr. Rafael Major and Dr. Catherine Borck, University of North Texas. A watch party for this webinar was held in 250H of Willis Library.
Date: September 22, 2022
Creator: Sanders, Amy K.; Belshaw, Scott H. & Smith, Daniella
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Constitution in the Digital Age: Data Technology, Surveillance, and Privacy [Flyer] (open access)

The Constitution in the Digital Age: Data Technology, Surveillance, and Privacy [Flyer]

Flyer for UNT's 2022 Constitution Day webinar event that featured a wide-ranging conversation on data technology, surveillance, cybersecurity, social media, privacy, and information freedom in honor of Constitution Day. The event was a moderated panel presentation with speakers Amy K. Sanders, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Media and School of Law, UT Austin; Scott H. Belshaw, founder and director, Cyber Forensics Lab, University of North Texas; Daniella Smith, Director of the Information Science Ph.D. program, University of North Texas; and moderated by Dr. Rafael Major and Dr. Catherine Borck, University of North Texas. A watch party for this webinar was held in 250H of Willis Library.
Date: September 22, 2022
Creator: Borck, Catherine A.; Sittel, Robbie & Henson, Brea
Object Type: Pamphlet
System: The UNT Digital Library
Voter Access & Election Integrity: The 2021 Constitution Day Discussion [Flyer] (open access)

Voter Access & Election Integrity: The 2021 Constitution Day Discussion [Flyer]

Flyer for UNT's Constitution Day event for 2021 which highlights the calls for election reform being renewed around the country. The event was a moderated panel presentation with speakers Jan (Janice) Johnson, Co-President of the League of Women Voters of Denton; Linnie McAdams, Co-President of the League of Women Voters of Denton; and Dr. Matthew Wilson, Associate Professor of Political Science, Southern Methodist University; and moderated by Dr. Rafe Major, University of North Texas.
Date: September 16, 2021
Creator: Borck, Catherine A.; King, Kimi L.; Henson, Brea; Sittel, Robbie & Sylve, Joshua
Object Type: Pamphlet
System: The UNT Digital Library
Voter Access & Election Integrity: The 2021 Constitution Day Discussion [Video] captions transcript

Voter Access & Election Integrity: The 2021 Constitution Day Discussion [Video]

Video recording of UNT's Constitution Day event for 2021 which highlights the calls for election reform being renewed around the country. The event was a moderated panel presentation with speakers Jan (Janice) Johnson, Co-President of the League of Women Voters of Denton; Linnie McAdams, Co-President of the League of Women Voters of Denton; and Dr. Matthew Wilson, Associate Professor of Political Science, Southern Methodist University; and moderated by Dr. Rafe Major, University of North Texas.
Date: September 16, 2021
Creator: Johnson, Janice; McAdams, Linnie & Wilson, Matthew
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
People of Color, People of Faith: The Effect of Social Capital and Religion on the Political Participation of Marginalized Communities (open access)

People of Color, People of Faith: The Effect of Social Capital and Religion on the Political Participation of Marginalized Communities

Article exploring how religion, social capital, and nativity intersect in the political mobilization of racial minorities. Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey (CMPS) 2016 data is used to examine the connection between social capital, religion, and political behavior in a novel attempt to systematically identify the unique role of churches in the mobilization of racial minority communities.
Date: May 19, 2020
Creator: Huckle, Kiku & Silva, Andrea
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The 19th Amendment: Looking Back & Looking Forward captions transcript

The 19th Amendment: Looking Back & Looking Forward

Video recording of UNT's Constitution Day event for 2020 which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote. The event was a moderated panel presentation with speakers Dr. Christina Bejarano, Texas Woman's University; Dr. Rachel Moran, University of North Texas; and Dr. Andrea Silva, University of North Texas, and moderated by Dr. Rafe Major, University of North Texas.
Date: September 17, 2020
Creator: Bejarano, Christina; Moran, Rachel Louise & Silva, Andrea
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Internet and College Students' Motivation to Vote (open access)

The Internet and College Students' Motivation to Vote

This article investigates the impact of the political information available on-line on college students’ motivation to vote. The results illustrate that not only politicians, but educators should be cognizant of this civic engagement process. Schools and teachers of all levels are one the front lines of the battle to create a more informed, more involved citizenry; higher education has a strong influence on motivation to vote.
Date: March 1, 2004
Creator: White, Amy E. & King, Kimi L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Preface to the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Political Science (open access)

Preface to the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Political Science

Introduction to the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Political Science as featured in the 2011 edition of The Eagle Feather.
Date: 2011
Creator: Ishiyama, John T. & Greig, J. Michael
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Preface to the Proceedings of the University of North Texas Department of Political Science 2010 National Science Foundation Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (open access)

Preface to the Proceedings of the University of North Texas Department of Political Science 2010 National Science Foundation Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

Introduction to the proceedings of the University of North Texas Department of Political Science 2010 National Science Foundation Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates, featured in the 2010 edition of The Eagle Feather.
Date: 2010
Creator: Ishiyama, John T. & Greig, J. Michael
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Preface to the Proceedings of the University of North Texas Department of Political Science 2012 National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (open access)

Preface to the Proceedings of the University of North Texas Department of Political Science 2012 National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

Introduction to the Department of Political Science 2012 National Science Foundation Research Experience as featured in the 2012 edition of The Eagle Feather.
Date: 2012
Creator: Ishiyama, John T. & Greig, J. Michael
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Preface to the Joint Proceedings of the University of North Texas Department of Political Science National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates and the American Political Science Association Undergraduate Research Fellows Program (open access)

Preface to the Joint Proceedings of the University of North Texas Department of Political Science National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates and the American Political Science Association Undergraduate Research Fellows Program

Introduction to the special section featuring the joint proceedings of the University of North Texas Department of Political Science National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates and the American Political Science Association Undergraduate Research Fellows Program in the 2013 edition of The Eagle Feather.
Date: 2013
Creator: Ishiyama, John T. & Greig, J. Michael
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Rafael Major holding a microphone]

Photograph of Rafael Major speaking at the 2018 Constitution Day event, "Can Free Speech Do Harm?: Free Speech on the College Campus."
Date: September 20, 2018
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Robert Shipley standing at lectern]

Photograph of Robert Shipley speaking at the 2018 Constitution Day event, "Can Free Speech Do Harm?: Free Speech on the College Campus."
Date: September 20, 2018
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Shannon Gilreath standing at lectern]

Photograph of Shannon Gilreath speaking at the 2018 Constitution Day event, "Can Free Speech Do Harm?: Free Speech on the College Campus."
Date: September 20, 2018
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Speakers at 2018 Constitution Day]

Photograph of Rafael Major moderating a discussion between Shannon Gilreath and Robert Shipley at the 2018 Constitution Day event, "Can Free Speech Do Harm?: Free Speech on the College Campus."
Date: September 20, 2018
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Speakers at 2018 Constitution Day]

Photograph of Rafael Major and Glenisson de Oliveira at the 2018 Constitution Day event, "Can Free Speech Do Harm?: Free Speech on the College Campus."
Date: September 20, 2018
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library
Can Free Speech Do Harm?: Free Speech on the College Campus captions transcript

Can Free Speech Do Harm?: Free Speech on the College Campus

Video from the 2018 Constitution Day event, "Can Free Speech Do Harm?: Free Speech on the College Campus."
Date: September 20, 2018
Creator: Major, Rafael
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
Political Mandate and Clarity of Responsibility: Economic Policies under Rightist Governments in Latin America (open access)

Political Mandate and Clarity of Responsibility: Economic Policies under Rightist Governments in Latin America

This article uses panel data for eighteen Latin American countries from 1995 to 2015 to study whether clarity of responsibility can influence presidential decision-making concerning unpopular policies, especially microeconomic policies.
Date: June 13, 2018
Creator: Biglaiser, Glen & McGauvran, Ronald J.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Is there a monadic authoritarian peace: Authoritarian regimes, democratic transition types and the first use of violent force (open access)

Is there a monadic authoritarian peace: Authoritarian regimes, democratic transition types and the first use of violent force

This article examines conflict proneness of authoritarian states and tests whether the monadic democratic peace argument can be extended to explain the conflict behavior of authoritarian states.
Date: November 30, 2008
Creator: Ishiyama, John T.; Conway, Ryan & Haggans, Katherine
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Sanctuary Cities: A Discussion About Senate Bill 4 captions transcript

Sanctuary Cities: A Discussion About Senate Bill 4

Video of the 2017 Constitution Day: Sanctuary Cities event. This is a forum style discussion featuring Texas House Representative Ramon Romero, who argued vigorously against SB4, and Texas House Representative Lynn Stucky, who is a strong supporter of the new law. Students will also ask the speakers questions via Twitter using hashtags #UNT #Constitution Day.
Date: September 14, 2017
Creator: Evans-Cowley, Jennifer; Major, Rafael; Romero, Ramon & Stucky, Lynn
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
Latino Attitudes Toward Abortion and Marriage Equality: Examining the Influence of Religiosity, Acculturation, and Non-Response (open access)

Latino Attitudes Toward Abortion and Marriage Equality: Examining the Influence of Religiosity, Acculturation, and Non-Response

This article seeks to extend literature on Latinos' policy preferences by examining the influence of multiple dimensions of acculturation and religiosity on two contemporary moral policy issues: abortion and same-sex marriage.
Date: 2014
Creator: Branton, Regina; Franco, Ana B.; Wenzel, Jim & Wrinkle, Robert D.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Primed Parsons; Reference Groups and Clergy Political Attitudes (open access)

Primed Parsons; Reference Groups and Clergy Political Attitudes

This article investigates the effect of parishioners and institutional superiors on clergy political attitudes.
Date: 2015
Creator: Calfano, Brian Robert & Oldmixon, Elizabeth Anne
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Discourse and Dissonance: Religious Agendas in the 104th Congress (open access)

Discourse and Dissonance: Religious Agendas in the 104th Congress

This article investigates the religious dimension of Republican legislators' participation in one-minute speeches during the 104th Congress (1995-1996).
Date: August 20, 2015
Creator: Blackstone, Bethany & Oldmixon, Elizabeth Anne
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Bottoms Up: How Subnational Elections Predict Parties' Decisions to Run in Presidential Elections in Europe and Latin America (open access)

Bottoms Up: How Subnational Elections Predict Parties' Decisions to Run in Presidential Elections in Europe and Latin America

This article argues that a party's presence in elections across subnational units and its subsequent performance in these elections are determining factors for whether it enters the presidential race.
Date: August 25, 2015
Creator: Spoon, Jae-Jae & Jones West, Karleen
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library