2016 Presidential Election Forum

"Once in a Lifetime: The 2016 Presidential Election"


QIPSR is hosting a timely and important forum on the upcoming presidential election. For this two-day event, we are hosting political communications expert Professor Kathleen Searles from the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University.


"Once in a Lifetime: The 2016 Presidential Election"
Professor Searles will present, "Don't Hate the Media, Hate the Game: Media Coverage of the 2016 Election in Context." Her presentation will be followed by a panel of experts from the University of Kentucky Department of Political Science who will field questions from the audience, on topics ranging from elections beyond the United States, to comparisons of a Clinton vs. Trump presidency, to the influence of political and social polarization.

Who: Professor Kathleen Searles, "Don't Hate the Media, Hate the Game: Media Coverage of the 2016 Election in Context."
When: 3:00PM, Thursday, October 20, 2016
Where: UKAA Auditorium, Young Library

Expert Panelists:
Professor Emily Beaulieu, Elections Beyond the U.S.
Professor Stephen Voss, Election Polls and Forecasts
Professor Mike Zilis, Comparing a Trump vs. Clinton Presidency
Professor Richard Waterman, Historical Comparisons
Professor Mark Peffley, Political and Social Polarization

"Left to Our Own Devices: Political News Attention & Engagement in a Mobile Era."
Who: Professor Kathleen Searles, LSU Manship School of Mass Communication
When: 1:00PM, Friday, October 21, 2016
Where: Davis Marksbury Building, Marksbury Theater (at the intersection of Rose and Ave. of Champions, behind Qdoba)
*Paper available upon request" 

Please make sure to register below to reserve your seat! We look forward to seeing you there!

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