Author Archives: Steve

Farnsworth Authors Chapter on Political Humor

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, is co-author of a book chapter, “Partisan Trends in Late Night Humor,” published this month in Political Humor in a Changing Media Landscape, an edited volume from Lexington/Rowman & Littlefield.

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Farnsworth Article Published in International Political Journal

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, is author of a research article, “Gridlock until 2020: Trump remains true to himself, a policy that will never change,” which appears in the November/December issue of "Internationale Politik," a journal published by the German Council on Foreign Relations).

The article was published in German as “Stillstand bis 2020: Treu bleibt Trump nur sich selbst. Seine Politik aber wird sich niemals ändern.”

What Will Turnout Look Like on Election Day? (WVTF)


Stephen Farnsworth at the University of Mary Washington says the reason for that is the system of electing state offices in odd-year elections.

“The reason that Virginia is at or near the bottom in mid-term election after midterm election is because the state has decided to give Virginians extra elections, and that splits up the people who care about different elections at different times.”

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