President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered the final State of the Union address of his two-term presidency. To provide analysis of the president’s remarks, we turned to professor Nick Beauchamp, an expert on U.S. politics and political methodology who has developed a new method to visualize the language and themes of political speeches.
Ben Schmidt, an assistant professor of history and a core faculty member in the NU Lab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, conducted a word-by-word analysis of President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday evening.
Facing a fractured Congress and the forthcoming midterm elections, President Obama declared he would act unilaterally when necessary—the implications of which remain to be seen, according to political science professor Robert Gilbert.
Micro-finance experience in South Africa and a presidential speech inspire a young Northeastern alumna to follow a path of helping others