Center for Legislative Studies

CLS Lectures

Center for Legislative Studies - 2014 Fall Lecture Series

The UNCG Harriet Elliott Lectures Series - Fall 2014

"The Divided States of America: Can Our Politics Be Depolarized?"

Speaker: Dr. Thomas E. Mann, W. Averell Harriman Chair and senior fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institute

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Elliott University Center Auditorium

"How News Coverage Polarizes Us and What (If Anything) Can Be Done About It"

Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Ladd, Associate Professor at Georgetown University and a nonresident fellow at The Brookiings Institute

Wednesday,October 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m. School of Education Building, Room 114

"Inside the Beltway: Perspectives on Polarization from Congressional Staff"

Date and Panelist: TBA

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** A reception will follow each lecture***



  • Department of Political Science