Professor of Political Science Stephen Farnsworth, who is director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies; Professor of Geography Stephen P. Hanna; and Kate Seltzer, a 2021 graduate of UMW with degrees in political science and in communication and digital studies, are coauthors of a book chapter entitled, “Declining Rural Influence in Virginia Politics: Comparing Mark Warner’s 2001 and 2020 Elections,” which was published in the new book, Vibrant Virginia: Engaging the Commonwealth to Expand Economic Vitality, just published by Virginia Tech.
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Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, Kate Seltzer, a 2021 graduate of UMW with degrees in Political Science and in Communication and Digital Studies, and Sally Burkley, a senior Political Science and Communication and Digital Studies double major at UMW, are coauthors of a research paper entitled, “Winning (and Losing) on Late Night: Political Humor and the 2020 Presidential Campaign,” which was presented recently at the American Political Science Association Pre-conference in Political Communication [online].
Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, and Kate Seltzer, a UMW senior double majoring in political science and communication, are co-authors of a research paper, “Late Night Political Humor and the 2020 Presidential Nomination Campaign: A Democratic Field Competes with Donald Trump," which was delivered (online) at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association earlier this month. The paper is an update of Professor Farnsworth’s recent co-authored book, Late Night With Trump: Political Humor and the American Presidency.
He also offered insight in a number of recent regional, national and international news stories:
Taking a Look at What to Expect from the 2021 General Assembly Session (WVTF)
After fueling a blue tide, Democrats in changing Virginia suburb aim high for more influence (Washington Post)
Big ideas face the hard reality of coronavirus as Virginia General Assembly prepares to convene (Washington Post)
Trump supporters engage in historic attacks on U.S. democracy on a day reserved to celebrate it (The Globe and Mail)
U.S. Capitol on Lockdown (CTV News Channel)
Facebook Blocks Page of Virginia State Senator Who Spread Conspiracy Theories on Capitol Riot (dcist)
Analysis: What changes Republicans, Trump and Biden face after the storming of the Capitol (Globe and Mail, Toronto)
Divide deepens in Virginia GOP as Democrats renew calls for Trump’s early ouster (Virginia Mercury)
Democrats Unveil Articles of Impeachment (CTV News Channel)
Trump Faces Second Impeachment (CTV News Channel)
Can President Trump issue pardons while impeached? Experts at odds (ctvnews.ca)
“It will be very difficult for Biden to govern with the scenario that Trump leaves him” (La Razon of Spain)
“I didn’t see a focus on issues,” says Lee Carter in explanation of candidacy for Governor (Virginia Scope)
McAuliffe announces huge fundraising numbers (Virginia Scope; Henrico Citizen)
Saturday Night Live seeks fresh Biden as political comedy faces new era (The Guardian)
Viewpoints with Todd Vanderheyden (iheart.com)
3 Prince William Supervisors Walked Out Of Unconscious Bias Training In Protest (dcist.com)