Join us on campus or livestream the event from wherever you are as UNC political science professors Jason Roberts and Sarah Treul discuss these and other relevant issues.
Wednesday, January 25
2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST/ 7:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. GMT
Graham Memorial Building, Room 039, Chapel Hill, NC
featuring UNC political science professors Jason Roberts and Sarah Treul
On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. Can he and Congressional Republicans follow through on their often disparate promises? How does a president outside the political mainstream navigate entrenched legislators, bureaucrats and lobbyists? What major domestic and foreign challenges await the new administration?
Jason M. Roberts is an associate professor of political science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research and teaching is on American political institutions with a focus on the U.S. Congress, election law and institutional change. Among other publications, he is the co-author of “Ambition, Competition, and Electoral Reform: The Politics of Congressional Elections Across Time.” His current work focuses on how election law changes in the states affect electoral outcomes. He received his Ph.D. from Washington University in St Louis.
Sarah A. Treul is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where her research and teaching focuses on American political institutions, with an emphasis on the U.S. Congress. Her forthcoming book, “Agenda Crossover: The Influence of State Delegations in Congress,” analyzes the ways in which members of Congress utilize their state delegations to facilitate their reelection. She is a 2014 recipient of a Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at UNC. Treul earned her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.
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