Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics



June 2, 2016
4:00 pmto6:30 pm

Americas Lawless_poster_Final_revKnight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Opening reception: 4:30-5:00
Talk: 5:00-6:30

“Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics”

with Jennifer Lawless

Dr. Jennifer Lawless is professor of government at American University. She focuses on gender politics in the United States and will discuss the finding of her most recent book, Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off From Politics, which analyzes young people’s opinions about contemporary politics and their political ambitions (or lack of it).

More information about the book can be found here: http://www.american.edu/spa/wpi/running-from-office.cfm

Sponsor: CSWS’s Americas Research Interest Group (Americas RIG), CLLAS, Department of Political Science, and the College of Arts and Sciences Program Grant.

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