Humanities & Society

WashU Experts: The First 100 Days

America spoke in November, one month after the candidates collided in the presidential debate held Oct. 9 at Washington University in St. Louis. In the days that followed the historic 2016 election, faculty experts across campus offered their perspectives on the economy, the legislative responses, the cultural and global ripple effects.

Now a cluster of Washington University faculty experts is speaking to the future — relying on their research, teaching, intellectual capital and rich experience to offer advice for, and about, the new administration that officially took office Jan. 20 with the inauguration of President Trump.

Their advice spans fields from law to the humanities, on topics ranging from immigration law that Congress should pass to how best to approach environmental issues. What follows are snapshots of their advice for the administration, departments, press and public.

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