A Change Election? Perspectives on the 2016 Contests

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
6:30-7 p.m., Welcome Reception 7-8:30 p.m., Panel Discussion and Q&A
Saxbe Auditorium, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University 55 West 12th Avenue Columbus, OH 43210
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Ohio State history, legal and political science scholars and election experts discuss the issues and candidates that make up one of the most talked about campaign seasons. Panelists include:
Paula Baker, associate professor of history. The author of Curbing Campaign Cash, Baker is at work on a study of campaign finance and party organization.
Paul Beck, professor emeritus of political science. The author of Party Politics in America and Voting in Old and New Democracies, Beck is a commentator on political parties, voting behavior and public opinion.
David Stebenne, professor of history and law. The author of Arthur J. Goldberg: New Deal Liberal and Modern Republican: Arthur Larson and the Eisenhower Years, Stebenne is a regular contributor to such publications as The Huffington Post, New Republic, Salon and U.S. News and World Report.
Thomas Wood, assistant professor of political science and presidential campaign consultant in both the 2012 and 2016 contests. Wood studies political campaigns, and their effects on voters’ attitudes and behavior.

Support provided by Ohio State’s Democracy Studies Program and the College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Society.
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