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Faculty members featured in C-SPAN’s Cities Tour

Five Case Western Reserve University faculty members were featured in C-SPAN’s Cities Tour.

With Local Content Vehicles, C-SPAN visited Cleveland May 21-27 to highlight the history and literary figures in the area. The interviews aired June 16-17.

Karen Beckwith, the Flora Stone Mather Professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, discussed women and gender in politics and the book she co-edited, Political Women and American Democracy. Watch to Beckwith’s interview.

Justin Buchler, associate professor of political science, talked about his book Hiring and Firing Public Officials: Rethinking the Purpose of Elections, in which he covers competitive elections. Watch to Buchler’s interview.

Michael Clune, professor of English, spoke about his previous struggle with heroin addiction, which was the focus of his book, White Out: The Secret Life of Heroin. Watch to Clune’s interview.

John Grabowski, the Krieger-Mueller Joint Professor in History, talked about how the transportation industry shaped Cleveland’s identity. He co-edited Cleveland: A History in Motion: Transportation, Industry and Community in Northeast Ohio. Watch to Grabowski’s interview.

Kathryn Lavelle, the Ellen and Dixon Long Professor of World Affairs, discussed how money and banks are integrated into the American political system, which is the focus of her book Money and Banks in the American Political System. Watch to Lavelle’s interview.