“What Just Happened?”: Penn Political Scientists Gather Nov. 5 for Public Discussion of 2008 Presidential Election

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 30, 2008


WHO: University of Pennsylvania political-science faculty members:

John DiIulio, director of Penn’s Robert A. Fox Leadership Program, was the first director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.

Marie Gottschalk, who specializes in American politics, public policy, political economy, organized labor, criminal justice and the development of the welfare state, teaches on the presidency.

Richard Johnston, an expert in public opinion and voting, is co-director of the National Annenberg Election Survey of Penn’s Annenberg Public Policy Center.

Rogers Smith teaches constitutional law and political thought, including the role of race in American politics. He is chair of the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism.

: “What Just Happened? Making Sense of the 2008 Presidential Election in Real Time”

: Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge (on the Penn campus)

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 5, noon-1:30 p.m.

The lively, open discussion of the results and significance of the 2008 presidential election is sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Political Science, the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism and Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences.