Public Opinion and Presidential Decision Making
Panel Discussion - Dallas Ft. Worth World Affairs Council
Photo - With Clinton Pollster Mark Penn and Bush Pollster Jan Van Lohuizen
April 16, 2014
It was wonderful to moderate a panel discussion on Public Opinion and Presidential Decision Making for the Dallas Ft. Worth World Affairs Council. This was an event delivered by the Graduate School of Political Management's Society of Presidential Pollsters. My guests were the pollster for President Clinton, Hillary Clinton and Tony Blair - Mark Penn and the pollster for President George W. Bush - Jan Van Lohuizen.
Polling the Pollsters
Hour long interview - KERA Dallas Public Radio
Photo (© Kennedy) - with host Krys Boyd
April 16, 2014
It was great to have a conversation with KERA Dallas Public Radio host Krys Boyd to discuss public opinion and White House decision-making.
Consensus on Immigration Reform? These Students Think It's Possible
Huffington Blog Post
March 10, 2014
"GSPM Student Jalakoi Solomon co-authored this piece
America is a nation of immigrants, whose hard work and determination have created the most prosperous and free nation in the history of mankind. Our country's diversity is a key component of our society and innovative economy. That is why it is so important for our elected officials to get the politics right and address the pressing issue of immigration reform."
"Who Makes Campaign Contributions? The Importance of Message, Messenger and Medium to Donors in 2008 and 2012"
GSPM Shenkman Seminar
March 26, 2014
As part of the Graduate School of Political Management's Shenkman Seminar Series, we hosted a discussion led by Brigham Young University Professor David Magleby on:"Who Makes Campaign Contributions? The Importance of Message, Messenger and Medium to Donors in 2008 and 2012". This important research effort is led by GSPM professor Michael Cornfield.
Turkey Elections - March 31, 2014
Turkey TRT National TV Commentary
March 31, 2014
The recent local elections throughout Turkey attracted significant attention. The West was particularly concerned about the government shutting down Twitter and YouTube.