Civility in Politics: Why Has Civility in Politics Declined?

The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted Part 1 of a 2-Part panel discussion titled: Civility in Politics. The panel surveys the political landscape, both nationally and locally, and then addresses the question: Why has civility in politics declined?

The panelists include: Matt Burbank, Associate Professor in the Political Science Department at the University of Utah; Jennifer Napier-Pearce, Editor of the Salt Lake Tribune; Edmund Fong, Associate Professor in Ethnic Studies and Political Science at the University of Utah; RonNell Andersen Jones, Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah.; and the conversation was moderated by Jason Perry, Director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah.

The panel was recorded on April 9th, 2018.