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Upcoming events (list in formation):
9/26/16- Climate Change, Energy, and the Politics of 2016 featuring The Honorable Bob Inglis
9/26/16- Popcorn & Politics: Presidential Debate Watch
9/28/16- Policing and Its Reform in the 21st Century: Creating a New Narrative of Public Security, a lecture by Tracey Meares
10/10/16- Donna Brazile, interim chair of the Democratic National Committee
10/17/16- A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America's First Presidential Campaign, a book talk with author Edward J. Larson, Ph.D.
10/20/16- The White House-Capitol Connection: An Insider's View with Katie Beirne Fallon
10/27/16- Ethnoracial Solidarity Reconsidered: South Asian Immigrants and Political Incorporation with Professor Sangay Mishra
10/27/16- Pollsters on Politics: A Conversation About the 2016 Race for President and the State of Public Opinion Research
11/10/16- Revolutions Have Consequences: The Meanings of the 2016 Elections with Mike DuHaime and Maggie Moran
11/30/16- Varied Voter Voices in the 2016 Election with Sayu Bhojwani
12/8/16- Whistlestop :My Favorite Stories from Presidential Campaign History, a Book Talk with John Dickerson
12/14/16- Alumni Career Panel: Careers in Politics
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Rutgers Climate Institute, Rutgers Energy Institute, Cook Campus Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Department of Human Ecology, ​SEBS 250, and the Eagleton Institute of Politics present

Climate Change, Energy, and the Politics of 2016

Featuring The Honorable Bob Inglis


Monday, September 26, 2016
7:00 pm

Multipurpose Room, Cook Student Center
59 Biel Road, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
Register here!

Directions available here

 

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The Youth Political Participation Program and RU Voting™ present

Popcorn and Politics: Presidential Debate Watch

Get together with your fellow students to watch the debate between presidential candidates. As always, the debate watch will include good food and a good discussion about the election.

Monday, September 26, 2016
9:00 pm

Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

Open to current Rutgers students only
General admission FREE - RSVP required
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Directions available here

 

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The Youth Political Participation Program and the Darien Fund for the US Constitution, Citizenship, and Civic Engagement present

The 2016 Constitution Day Lecture

Policing and Its Reform in the 21st Century:
Creating a New Narrative of Public Security

Tracey Meares

  • Walton Hale Hamilton Professor and director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School
  • First African American woman to be granted tenure at both Yale and University of
    Chicago Law Schools
  • Nominated to President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing in 2014
  • Served on the Committee on Law and Justice, a National Research Council Standing Committee of the National Academy of Sciences and the Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Science Advisory Board
  • B.S. in general engineering from the University of Illinois and J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School


Wednesday, September 28, 2016
7:00 pm

Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
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Directions available here

 
Co-sponsored by: Undergraduate Academic Affairs; Black Student Union;
Phi Alpha Delta, Pre-Law Fraternity

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Undergraduate Academic Affairs presents

A lecture by Donna Brazile

Interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC)

Donna Brazile is an adjunct professor, author, syndicated columnist, television political commentator, vice chair for civic engagement and voter participation at the DNC, and interim national chair of the DNC as well as the former chair of the DNC’s Voting Rights Institute. Ms. Brazile has worked on every presidential campaign from 1976 through 2000, when she became the first African-American to manage a presidential campaign.

Monday, October 10, 2016
7:00 pm

College Avenue Gym
130 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
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Directions available here

 
Co-sponsored by the Eagleton Institute of Politics and its
Center for American Women and Politics

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A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America's First Presidential Campaign

A book talk with author Edward J. Larson, Ph.D.


Join author Edward J. Larson for a look back at our nation's revolutionary beginnings and a Q&A session about the relevance to today's campaigns.

Larson holds the Hugh and Hazel Darling Chair in Law and is university professor of history at Pepperdine University. He will be discussing his book
A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America's First Presidential Campaign.


Monday, October 17, 2016
7:00 pm

Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

Books will be available for purchase and signing.
General admission FREE - RSVP required
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Directions available here

 

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The 2016-2017 Albert W. Lewitt Endowed Lecture

The White House-Capitol Connection: An Insider's View

Katie Beirne Fallon
Former White House Director of Legislative Affairs

Photo Credit: The White House

Katie Beirne Fallon served as White House director of legislative affairs under President Obama from 2013-2016. She has also served as the deputy communications director at the White House. Prior to her positions at the White House, she served as staff director of the Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Center from 2011-2013, and as Senator Chuck Schumer’s legislative director from 2008-2010. She has a B.A. in government/international studies from the University of Notre Dame and master's degrees in politics from both Queens University Belfast and London School of Economics.


Thursday, October 20, 2016
7:00 pm

Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick


General admission FREE - RSVP required
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Directions available here

 

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The Departments of American Studies, Political Science, and Women's and Gender Studies, the Asian American Studies Program,
the Program on Immigration and Democracy at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, the Margery Somers Foster Center, and Rutgers University Libraries present

Ethnoracial Solidarity Reconsidered:
South Asian Immigrants and Political Incorporation

Sangay Mishra, Professor of Political Science, Drew University

Sangay Mishra is the author of Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans (University of Minnesota Press, 2016). He specializes in immigrant political incorporation, global immigration, and racial and ethnic politics. Before joining Drew University in 2013, he was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Lehigh University, PA. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He is currently the co-chair of Asian and Pacific American Caucus of the American Political Science Association and a member of the Committee on the Status of Asian Pacific Americans of the Western Political Science Association. He teaches courses on Race and Politics, Immigration, Public Policy and International Relations.

Thursday, October 27, 2016
11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Mabel Smith Douglass Room, Douglass Library
A light lunch will be provided

General admission FREE - RSVP Required

Please RSVP to mhawkes@scarletmail.rutgers.edu by Oct. 20

Directions available here

 

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The Eagleton Institute of Politics and the Pennsylvania/New Jersey and
New York chapters of the American Association for Public Opinion Research present

Pollsters on Politics: A Conversation About the 2016 Race for President and the State of Public Opinion Research

Join the Eagleton Institute of Politics for a panel of top national pollsters and survey researchers discussing politics and the challenges of polling in 2016.

Panelists:
Natalie Jackson
Senior Polling Editor, The Huffington Post

Scott Keeter

Senior Survey Advisor, Pew Research Center

Joe Lenski
Co-founder and Executive Vice President, Edison Research

Cliff Zukin
Professor of Public Policy and Political Science Emeritus, Rutgers University
Senior Survey Advisor and Senior Officer, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Moderator:

Ashley Koning
Interim Director, Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling


Thursday, October 27, 2016
7:00 pm

Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
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Directions available here

 

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A Day of Revolutionary Thinking

Revolutions Have Consequences:
The Meanings of the 2016 Elections

A Day of Revolutionary Thinking is a universitywide showcase of alumni success and scholarship marking Rutgers' 250th birthday on November 10, 2016. This culminating program of Rutgers' yearlong anniversary commemoration will connect alumni leaders, designated Rutgers 250 Fellows, with current students and faculty, crating a continuum from Rutgers' proud past to its promising future. Members of the Rutgers community can visit the 250.rutgers.edu website in mid-October to view the full schedule of speakers.

Eagleton's "A Day of Revolutionary Thinking" program will be a conversation with national Republican and Democratic political strategists Mike DuHaime and Maggie Moran reflecting on the results of the 2016 elections.

Mike DuHaime

DuHaime is a partner at Mercury, a global, high-stakes public strategy firm. He recently served as the senior strategist on the Chris Christie for President campaign. In 2014, DuHaime served as the senior advisor to the Republican Governors Association where he helped oversee the committee's efforts on behalf of ten governors. In both 2009 and 2013, DuHaime was the lead strategist for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's campaign. Previously, DuHaime served as political director of the Republican National Committee and in senior positions for President George W. Bush, Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Senator John McCain.

Maggie Moran

Moran is a managing partner at Kivvit, a leading public affairs and communication firm. In 2010, Moran served as a senior advisor on the election campaign of Andrew Cuomo for Governor of New York. She served as the New Jersey campaign manager for Vice President Al Gore in 2000 and as the director of rapid response for President Bill Clinton in 1996. Moran served as a senior advisor to Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's Governor's race, managed Governor Corzine's re-election campaign in 2009, managed Corzine's coordinated campaign in 2005, directed U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg's campaign in 2002, and managed the McGreevey $25 million Coordinated Campaign in 2001.


Thursday, November 10, 2016
3:00 pm

Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
Registration will open in October

Directions available here

 

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The Eagleton Program on Immigration and Democracy presents

Varied Voter Voices in the 2016 Election

Sayu Bhojwani

An overview of how the Asian and Latino vote affected the presidential outcome, as well as an analysis of major races down the ballot.

  • Visting scholar, Eagleton Program on Immigration and Democracy
  • Founder and president, The New American Leaders Project
  • Served as New York City's first commissioner of immigrant affairs under Mayor Michael Bloomberg (2002-2004)

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
4:00 pm

Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
Registration will open in October

Directions available here

 

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Whistlestop:
My Favorite Stories from Presidential Campaign History

A Book Talk with John Dickerson
Author and Moderator of CBS' "Face the Nation"


Dickerson will be discussing his new book, Whistlestop, which details, "the stories behind the stories of the most memorable moments in American presidential campaign history."

Thursday, December 8, 2016
7:00 pm

Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
Registration will open in October

Directions available here

 

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The Eagleton Alumni Committee presents

Eagleton Institute Alumni Panel: Careers in Politics

Panel discussion featuring:
  • Tara Boirard
    Eagleton Undergraduate Associate 1996
    Assoc. Director, New York City Mayor's Office of Management and Budget
  • Dan Clifton
    Eagleton Fellow 2000
    Partner and Head of Policy Research, Strategas Research Partners
  • Janine Gianfredi
    Eagleton Undergraduate Associate 2002
    United States Digital Service, The White House
Additional panelist to be announced.


Wednesday, December 14, 2016
6:30 pm

Eagleton Institute of Politics

191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

Open to current Rutgers students and Eagleton Institute alumni only
General admission FREE - RSVP required
Registration will open in November

Directions available here

 

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