Category Archives: Department of Political Science and International Affairs

Farnsworth Comments in the News

Farnsworth Comments in the News Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, has been quoted in several regional and national news stories: Virginia Democrats push progressive agenda — with a dose of caution (The Washington Post) Ghost of Harry Byrd Haunts Virginia Assembly (Alexandria Gazette) Romney’s Impeachment Vote Unlikely to Spoil his 2024 Utah Dreams Despite Trump’s Popularity Surge: Experts (MEAWW.com) Is Biden Finished? (CP24 TV Toronto)

Farnsworth Publishes Research Article on Media Fact-Checking

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, is co-author of a refereed research article, “Partisan Targets of Media Fact-Checking: Examining President Obama and the 113th Congress.” The article appears in the current issue of the Virginia Social Science Journal.

Dr. Farnsworth has also been quoted in several regional and national news stories:

Diverse Reactions to Delayed Results from Iowa Caucuses (MarketWatch)

Analysis of State of the Union, Iowa (WRVA Newsradio)

Impeachment, State of the Union, Iowa Caucus, Bloomberg (CTV News Canada)

Iowa Caucus Misfire (CTV News Canada)

Farnsworth Delivers Lecture on Virginia Politics to Richmond Civic Organization

Farnsworth Delivers Lecture on Virginia Politics to Richmond Civic Organization

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, delivered an invited lecture entitled, “The Clash of Many Virginias During the 2020 Virginia Legislative Session,” at a meeting of the Richmond First civic organization.

Dr. Farnsworth has also been quoted in several regional and national news stories:

Opening Arguments in Impeachment Trial (CTV News Canada)

Impeachment (CP24-TV, Toronto)

Farnsworth Comments in the Regional and National News

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, has been quoted in several regional and national news stories:

Virginia Bracing for a Fight Over Guns (U.S. News & World Report)

Impeachment Trial (Voice of America)

The Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump (CTV News Canada)

Farnsworth Delivers Invited Lecture on Virginia Politics

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, delivered an invited lecture entitled, “A Review of the 2019 Virginia Midterm Elections and a Preview of the 2020 Legislative Session,” at Virginia Executive Institute Alumni Association Meeting in Chesterfield, VA.

Dr. Farnsworth has also been quoted in several regional and national news stories:

Equal Rights Amendment approved by Virginia legislature, headed for legal battle (InsideNova.com; The Central Virginian)

Articles of Impeachment Headed to Senate (CTV News Channel)

How One Election May Have Shifted the Bar for Gun Control (Route Fifty)

Tables Turn in Virginia as Democrats Take Over Legislature (Courthouse News Service)

Farnsworth Comments in the Regional and National News

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, has been quoted in several regional and national news stories:

Under Trump, voter turnout surges in Virginia’s off-year elections (The Washington Post)

New book: Jokes about the president have surged with Trump (The Washington Post)

UMW professor co-authors book on late-night comedy in the age of Donald Trump (The Free Lance-Star)

“Town Talk” interview on “Late Night with Trump” (News Talk)

Castro Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Race (CTV News Channel)

The New Dominion (Virginia Business)

As Democrats seek a nominee, what qualities can they sell to Virginia’s voters? (Virginia Mercury)

Some Republicans see momentum in gun sanctuary movement. Will it work? (Virginia Mercury)