The Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics
A bipartisan research, teaching and experiential learning institute dedicated to increasing understanding of the political process with special emphasis on political parties, grassroots activity, civility and ethics, and hands-on learning through internships and events.
Ray C. Bliss Institute Reception
September 20, 2022, 5:30 p.m., InfoCision Stadium Level 5
Dr. John C. Green, director emeritus of the Bliss Institute, will interview author Mr. John Roy Price about his book on former President Richard Nixon entitled The Last Liberal Republican.
In addition to the discussion about Nixon’s surprising social policy, we are planning an archival display of recently donated material related to Ray C. Bliss.
You will also have the opportunity to meet and hear from Dr. J. Cherie Strachan, the new director of the Bliss Institute.
THE GREATER AKRON CIVILITY CENTER
Setting standards, providing resources, and working to create a culture of civility in the Greater Akron community.
Why study applied politics
Catey Breck, MPA, BA '06, discusses her career path and how the Bliss Institute helped her.
UA graduate student, Kevin Cohen, shares his internship experience with the Tim Ryan for Congress Campaign.
Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics
The University of Akron
Olin Hall 325
Akron, OH 44325-1914
(see campus map)
Bliss Institute News
Dr. David B. Cohen, professor of political science, commented on how some Democratic candidates ahead of the midterm elections are being cautious with their association with President Joe Biden as campaigning heats up with less than 70 days until Election Day.