American Politics Topic of Presentation
Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/04/2006 -Political analyst Larry Sabato, regarded by The Wall Street Journal as "probably the most quoted college professor in the land," will visit the UCM Wednesday, Dec. 6, recapping the 2006 midterm elections and offering projections for the 2008 presidential election. He will speak at noon in Nahm Auditorium in the W.C. Morris Science Building.
Author and Essayist on American Politics
Sabato is the Robert Kent Gooch Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia and has authored more than 20 books and countless essays on politics. He has also served on a variety of national and state commissions and is the recipient of more than two dozen major scholarships, grants, and academic awards. At UVA he teaches courses in American politics, including Introduction to American Politics and Virginia Government and Politics.
Founder of University of Virginia Center for Politics
In 1998 Sabato founded the University of Virginia Center for Politics, where he combines his years of academic study with an equally long career as a political practitioner and commentator on local, state and national elections.
Public Invited to Attend
Following the presentation, there will be a question and answer period and reception in the Elliott Union Charno Room. The event is open to the public.
Sponsors are the Department of Political Science and Geography, the College of Arts and Sciences, the American Democracy Project, Office of Campus Activities, and the Center for Teaching and Learning, all at the University of Central Missouri.
For More Information
For more information, contact Jim Staab, interim chair, Department of Political Science and Geography, at 660-543-4048.