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NYDEO: Panelist Dr. Alan Abramowitz addresses Fake News & Political Persuasion 09/20/17

Posted: September 29th, 2017, 8:55 pm
by Nydia Tisdale

Alan I. Abramowitz is the Alben W. Barkley Professor of Political Science at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his B. A. from the University of Rochester in 1969 and his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1976.

Dr. Abramowitz has authored or coauthored six books, dozens of contributions to edited volumes and more that fifty articles in political science journals dealing with political parties, elections, and voting behavior in the United States.

He is also one of the nation’s leading election forecasters — his Time for Change Model has correctly predicted the popular vote winner in every presidential election since 1988 including the 2012 election.

Dr. Abramowitz’s most recent book, “The Polarized Public: Why American Government Is So Dysfunctional” examines the causes and consequences of growing partisan polarization among political leaders and ordinary Americans.

Fake News & Political Persuasion presented by the American Constitution Society Georgia Lawyer Chapter, and General Assembly; co-sponsored by the Georgia First Amendment Foundation and Jones Day; and held at Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

Follow him on Twitter @AlanIAbramowitz.


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