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Academic Lecture Series Presents: Diane J. Heith

Nov 15, 2016
5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
D'Angelo Center, Room 407, Queens
November 15, 2016 5:00 pm

Election 2016 Wrap-up: What Just Happened?

In a post-election analysis, Diane J. Heith, Ph.D., discusses the outcome of the most tumultuous presidential election in recent memory. With a specific focus on turnout, we explore how the issues, insults, and themes of this campaign played out as Americans went to vote.

Dr. Heith is Professor and Chair of Government and Politics at St. John’s University. She is the author of several works on the presidency, public opinion, campaigns and elections, and the media, including The Presidential Road Show: Public Leadership in an Era of Party Polarization and Media Fragmentation (2013), and Polling to Govern: Public Opinion and Presidential Leadership (2004). She is coauthor of the 2016 Presidential Election Guide (2016) and Presidents and the American Presidency (2012), and coeditor of In the Public Domain: Presidents and the Challenges of Public Leadership (2005). Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Public Opinion Quarterly, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Political Science Quarterly, The Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, The Journal of Women, Politics and Policy, White House Studies, and Congress and the Presidency.

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Special thanks to Department of Government and Politics and Student Development.