Category Archives: Professional Notes

Farnsworth Receives Fulbright Grant to Malaysia

Political Science Professor Stephen J. Farnsworth has received a prestigious 2019-20 U.S. Fulbright grant. He has been named a Fulbright Specialist and will spend much of the upcoming summer teaching American government at Methodist College in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

T his grant is the second Fulbright award for Farnsworth, who is director of UMW’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies. During the 2006-2007 academic year, he was a Canada-U.S. Research Chair in Public Policy at McGill University in Montreal where he collaborated on several research articles on Canadian and U.S. politics. He also began work on The Global President: International Media and the U.S. Government, one of the six books he has authored or co-authored.

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Farnsworth Published in Washington Post

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, is co-author of a Washington Post opinion column about how President Trump has fared on the late-night television comedy programs. The column, entitled “When Americans watch late-night comedy, the joke’s on Donald Trump,” contains research from Dr. Farnsworth’s Waple Fellowship project at UMW. Link The post Farnsworth Published in Washington Post appeared first on EagleEye.

Farnsworth Discusses New Presidency Book on C-Span

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, discussed his new book, “Presidential Communication and Character: White House News Management from Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump” at the Fall for Book Festival, held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. The book talk was recently broadcast on C-Span. Link here

Farnsworth and Gardner Research Presented at Conference

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, and Noah Gardner, a UMW 2018 honors graduate in political science, are co-authors of a research  paper, “Late Night Political Humorists and the Donald Trump Presidency,” presented at the Northeastern Political Science Association Conference in Montréal, Quebec, Canada.

Farnsworth Presents Research on U.S. Midterm Elections

Stephen Farnsworth, Professor of Political Science and Director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently delivered an invited research presentation entitled, “The Trump Presidency in a Divided America: A Midterm Assessment,” at the International Conference on Trump, Canada and the World after the Midterms Elections. The conference was held at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).

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. The post Farnsworth Authors Chapter on Political Humor appeared first on EagleEye.