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Posted on March 8, 2016

Speaker Alan Abramowitz Portrait of Alan Abramowitz
11 a.m. March 31
Eberly Hall, Room 110

Dr. Alan Abramowitz, a professor of political science at Emory University, returns to Cal U March 31 to discuss "Beyond Trump's Insults and Clinton's Emails: How Polarization and Negative Partisanship Are Shaping the 2016 Election."

The public is invited to join our campus community at this free talk presented by the American Democracy Project at Cal U.

About the speaker

Alan Abramowitz is the Alben W. Barkley Professor of Political Science at Emory University in Atlanta.

He has authored or co-authored six books, dozens of contributions to edited volumes, and more than 50 articles in political science journals dealing with political parties, elections and voting behavior in the United States. 

He is also one of the nation’s leading election forecasters. His “Time for Change” model has correctly predicted the popular vote winner in every presidential election since 1988, including the 2012 election. 

Abramowitz’s 2012 book The Polarized Public: Why American Government Is So Dysfunctional, examines the causes and consequences of growing partisan polarization among political leaders and ordinary Americans.

About the American Democracy Project

The American Democracy Project is a multi-campus initiative focused on higher education’s role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens for our democracy.

Focused on undergraduates at public colleges and universities, the American Democracy Project has created a collaborative network of 220 public colleges and universities, representing more than 1.7 million students, that are member institutions of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).

The American Democracy Project has been active at Cal U since 2003.

Join us

Admission to the talk is free. Visitor parking is available in the Vulcan Garage, off Third Street near the campus entrance.