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Protecting Women from Domestic Violence with Sudha Shetty

Protecting Women from Domestic Violence with Sudha Shetty

Sudha Shetty, Henry E. Brady

Date: May 22, 2017 Duration: 28 minutes

Drawing on her own experience growing up in the caste system in India, Sudha Shetty channels her compassion for others into research and advocacy for victims of domestic violence and child abduction. 

Women in Politics, Public Pensions and Voter Turnout with Sarah Anzia

Women in Politics, Public Pensions and Voter Turnout with Sarah Anzia

Sarah Anzia, Henry E. Brady

Date: May 8, 2017 Duration: 27 minutes

Women who are elected to Congress perform better, on average, than their male counterparts, according to research conducted by political scientist Sarah Anzia. They secure more federal funding for their districts, sponsor or co-sponsor more legislation and are seen as more collaborative with fellow members. But why are there so few in Congress? In many cases, it's just about being asked.

Prison Reform: Alternatives to Mass Incarceration

Prison Reform: Alternatives to Mass Incarceration

Steven Raphael, Henry E. Brady

Date: May 16, 2016 Duration: 29 minutes

Professor Steve Raphael assesses the success rates of prison reform efforts around the country, including the sentencing “realignment” in California. Raphael joins Henry E. Brady, dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley.

Conflict Zones and National Security with Michael Nacht

Conflict Zones and National Security with Michael Nacht

Michael Nacht, Henry E. Brady

Date: February 5, 2016 Duration: 28 minutes

Michael Nacht, former defense advisor to Presidents Clinton and Obama, and now public policy professor with expertise in nuclear arms control and national security, assesses global threats with Henry E. Brady, dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley.