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Regis hosts lecture on the aftermath of the 2016 presidential electionNovember 28, 2016
On Thursday, December 1, 2016, the Regis School of Arts and Sciences will host “The Presidential Election of 2016: Aftermath and Implications,” a lecture by Wendy Schiller, professor of Political Science and International Public Affairs and chair of Political Science at Brown University.
Schiller has written several books on politics including Electing the Senate: Indirect Democracy before the Seventeenth Amendment, Gateways to Democracy: An Introduction to American Government, The Contemporary Congress, and Partners and Rivals: Representation in U.S. Senate Delegations. She has also published articles in the American Journal of Political Science, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Studies in American Political Development, and the Journal of Politics. She is a contributor to national news organizations including MSNBC, NPR, CNN.com, and Bloomberg News and provides local political commentary to the Providence Journal, WPRO radio, and WJAR10, the NBC affiliate in Providence.
Prior to Brown, Schiller was a staff member for Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Governor Mario Cuomo. She earned her PhD from the University of Rochester and undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Chicago.
The lecture will be held from 4 – 6 pm in the Regis Fine Arts Center Atrium, 235 Wellesley Street, Weston. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by a panel discussion and book signing.
The next lecture in the Liberal Arts Lecture Series is “Animal Stories: How Wild Things Make us Human,” by writer Vicki Croke on April 11, 2017.