The 2012 Presidential Election: Issues and Analysis
- Cristina Barron, Political Science
- Francis Neely, Political Science
Faculty examine the electoral process and the 2012 campaign issues in light of their historical, social, economic, political and cultural context. The course features faculty panels and roundtables followed by group discussion. Topics throughout the semester include: television coverage of nominees, how elections and campaigns work: the electoral college, media, lobbying and campaign finance, economy, health care, the environment, immigration and family and welfare policy, education, U.S. foreign policy, the new administration and the next four years at home and abroad and what the 2012 election outcome means for the future of the U.S. in a globalized world.
- Joel Kassiola
- Kathryn Johnson