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America in the Age of Trump:
A Presidency Like No Other
Kevin Wagner
Lifelong Learning Society Professorship in Current Affairs, 2017-2018
Lifelong Learning Society Professorship in Current Affairs, 2013-2014

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This program will explore and review the successes and failures in the first year of the Trump Administration. Using exit polls and in-depth analysis, Professor Wagner will explore the controversies, successes, and failures in a historical context. We will consider if the Trump Presidency changes the scope and nature of American politics and what the future will hold. The lecture will explore the influences of technology, political media, parties, interest groups and public opinion. Professor Wagner will present survey results and a projection for the state of American politics going forward. Combining visuals, data and occasional humor, Professor Wagner will bring the Trump Presidency into focus.

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Dr. Kevin Wagner received his JD, MA and PhD in Political Science from the University of Florida. He is the former Director of Graduate Studies in Political Science at FAU and currently President of the FAU Faculty Senate and a member of the FAU Board of Trustees. His research and teaching interests include campaigns and elections, as well as media and politics. His work has been published in leading journals and law reviews including American Review of Politics, The Journal of Legislative Studies, The Political Chronicle, and Politics and Policy. He is one of the leading authorities on the effects of technology on politics and has published a book with Rowman and Littlefield Press entitled Rebooting American Politics: The Internet Revolution. His most recent book is Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in Politics, from Oxford University Press. Dr. Wagner has lectured extensively on American politics and has been cited in many leading newspapers, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, New York Newsday, Dallas Morning News and Miami Herald.  He has been featured on many national television shows, including MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports and NBC’s The Today Show and has appeared as a political analyst for both our local CBS and NBC affiliates.

FPL12042
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Date: Monday, December 4, 2017
Location: Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
Fees: Member - $30 per event
$75 for any combination of three events, members only
$120 for any combination of eight events, members only

Non-member - $35
Cash will no longer be accepted as payment for lectures.

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