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March 26, 2021

On March 25th, 2021, Professor Michael Neblo of the Ohio State University’s Institute for Democratic Engagement and Accountability (IDEA) testified for the second time to the House of…

December 10, 2020

Congress remain captive to tech that requires them to stretch limited budgets to do even basic outreach.  Deliberative Town Halls, a free resource IDEA offers Members of Congress as part of our…

December 4, 2020
IDEA Director Michael Neblo explains how Connecting to Congress Deliberative Town Halls are decidedly different from regular town halls.

IDEA Director Michael Neblo was interviewed by Columbus…

September 28, 2020

Recently, IDEA Director Dr. Micheal Neblo discussed the implications of IDEA’s current Connecting to Congress Initiative on the state of political discourse in the United States with  Ohio State…

People Directory

Paul A. Beck
Academy Professor of Political Science
Associate Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs; IDEA Steering Committee
Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law
Paula Baker
Associate Professor, History