Articles by Brian Fogarty

Brian Fogarty

Brian Fogarty

Brian joined Glasgow’s Q-Step Centre in January 2015 as Lecturer in Quantitative Social Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in 2005. Before moving to Glasgow, he was Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Political Science at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Brian’s research focuses on studying the news media as a strategic actor in politics and as a political institution within the American political system. His work has been published in such journals as Legislative Studies Quarterly, Political Communication, Journal of Theoretical Politics, and American Politics Research. His current projects focus on media coverage of voter fraud and social protests.

The Prospect of Escalating the War on Drugs in the Trump Administration

When issues of personal vice come onto the American political scene, they persistently stay on the agenda. What are the odds that an issue like drug usage could suddenly lurch onto the national agenda under President Donald Trump’s administration? The ingredients and political dynamics are currently present for drug policy to become a big issue in the United States.