Stephen J. Farnsworth, professor of political science at International Affairs at University of Mary Washington and director of its Center for Leadership and Media Studies, is a recipient of a prestigious 2017 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). This statewide teaching award recognizes 12 outstanding college and university professors from across the Commonwealth each year.
Op-ed columns by Stephen J. Farnsworth, professor of political science, and Stephen P. Hanna, professor of geography, appeared recently in The Washington Post and The Richmond Times-Dispatch respectively. The columns, “This one map shows the Republicans’ problem in Virginia” (Post) and “Virginia’s Changing Dynamics (Times-Dispatch),” provided a post-mortem of the Virginia elections.
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University of Mary Washington political scientist Dr. Stephen Farnsworth reviews the 2017 election in Virginia and discusses what lies ahead for the 2018 legislative session in Richmond.
Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington said that US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is wise to abandon Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for a Senate seat in Alabama, in the wake of allegations concerning improper behavior with teenage girls. “It’s not ‘he said, she said,'” Farnsworth said. “It’s ‘he said, she said, she said, she said, she said.'”
As University of Mary Washington political scientist Stephen Farnsworth put it: “It would not surprise me if Virginia’s current governor started spending a lot of time in Iowa and New Hampshire come January.”