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Thursday, 29 September 2016 10:41

Frostburg State University faculty members will cover a variety of topics during a Presidential Election Panel Discussion to be held at FSU onTuesday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall room 133A of the Lane University Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Stephen Twing, a professor in the Department of Political Science, will be the moderator. Members of the panel and their discussion areas are as follows:

·        Dr. Eleanor McConnell, assistant professor, History, “The Jackson Men: Populist Conservatism in Antebellum America”

·        Dr. Gregory Wood, associate professor, History, “Opposition to the New Deal and the Roots of Modern Conservatism”

·        Natalie Schuster, lecturer, History, “Modern Conservatism and the Rise of Trump”

·        Dr. Stephen Simpson, professor, Political Science, “The Media, the Polls and the Presidential Campaign”

·        Dr. David Lewis, professor, Political Science, “The 2016 Election and the Future of the U.S. Supreme Court”

·        Dr. Stephen Hartlaub, professor, Political Science, “The Conditions for Tyranny and the American Polity”

The panel discussion is sponsored by FSU’s departments of Political Science and History and the J. Glenn Beall Institute for Public Affairs, which promotes a spirit of civic responsibility and an increased knowledge of government affairs and the political process at all levels.

For more information, contact Twing at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or 301-687-3097.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258.

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