EXPERT COMMENT: Buggery, bribery and a committee: the story of how gay sex was decriminalised in Britain

EXPERT COMMENT: Buggery, bribery and a committee: the story of how gay sex was decriminalised in Britain

Press releases   •   Jul 25, 2017 10:18 BST

Chris Ashford, Professor of Law and Society at Northumbria University, writes about the historical events that lead to a shift in attitudes towards gender and sexuality.

EXPERT COMMENT: Bernie endorses Hillary: what the Sanders campaign really achieved

EXPERT COMMENT: Bernie endorses Hillary: what the Sanders campaign really achieved

Press releases   •   Jul 19, 2016 10:15 BST

​Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History at Northumbria, writes about American politics for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Sounds presidential: 2016’s candidates are struggling with campaign songs

COMMENT: Sounds presidential: 2016’s candidates are struggling with campaign songs

Press releases   •   Mar 18, 2016 11:26 GMT

Brian Ward, Professor in American Studies at Northumbria University, writes about songs of the US election for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Why the US presidential primary system is no way to run a democracy

COMMENT: Why the US presidential primary system is no way to run a democracy

Press releases   •   Feb 05, 2016 13:56 GMT

​Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History at Northumbria, writes about American politics for The Conversation.

COMMENT: US election: what the 2016 candidates can learn from 1916’s ‘bearded iceberg’

COMMENT: US election: what the 2016 candidates can learn from 1916’s ‘bearded iceberg’

Press releases   •   Nov 09, 2015 11:31 GMT

Michael Patrick Cullinane, Senior Lecturer in US History at Northumbria University, comments on the upcoming US election for The Conversation.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Argument over funding HIV PrEP drug reveals prejudice about the reality of some gay sex

EXPERT COMMENT: Argument over funding HIV PrEP drug reveals prejudice about the reality of some gay sex

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2016 13:03 GMT

Alexander Maine, PhD candidate and a lecturer in Law at Northumbria University discusses preventative HIV drug PrEP and its availability.

EXPERT COMMENT: How Donald Trump’s shock politics are stalling his ambitions in world golf

EXPERT COMMENT: How Donald Trump’s shock politics are stalling his ambitions in world golf

Press releases   •   Jun 01, 2016 17:41 BST

​William Walton, Senior Lecturer in Northumbria Law School at Northumbria University, discusses Donald Trump for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Ted Cruz, not Donald Trump, is the scariest candidate standing

COMMENT: Ted Cruz, not Donald Trump, is the scariest candidate standing

Press releases   •   Mar 22, 2016 14:25 GMT

​Randall J Stephens, Reader in History (American Studies) at Northumbria, writes about Ted Cruz for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Trump crushes Rubio, but fails to shut down the race

COMMENT: Trump crushes Rubio, but fails to shut down the race

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2016 14:41 GMT

Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History at Northumbria, writes about American politics for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Ted Cruz, human dog whistle: Evangelicals — those “courageous conservatives” — know exactly what he is talking about

COMMENT: Ted Cruz, human dog whistle: Evangelicals — those “courageous conservatives” — know exactly what he is talking about

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2016 16:49 GMT

Randall J Stephens, Reader in History (American Studies) at Northumbria, writes about Ted Cruz for The Salon.

COMMENT: Trump and Palin exist in an alternative universe of knowledge denial

COMMENT: Trump and Palin exist in an alternative universe of knowledge denial

Press releases   •   Jan 21, 2016 14:09 GMT

​Dr Randall J Stephens, Reader in History and American Studies at Northumbria University, explains why Donald Trump and Sarah Palin exist in an alternative universe of knowledge denial. Originally published in The Independent.

 COMMENT: Why the Republicans' know-nothing outsider candidates are still on top

COMMENT: Why the Republicans' know-nothing outsider candidates are still on top

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2015 11:59 GMT

​Randall Stephens, Reader in History and Programme Leader in American Studies at Northumbria University, comments on the Republican Party for The Conversation.