UMass Dartmouth and The Public’s Radio to host post-election analysis on November 8

Panel of experts will discuss “What Now? -- Lessons of the mid-terms”

The Public’s Radio, the National Public Radio affiliate serving Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, will host a post-election analysis panel discussion at UMass Dartmouth’s Robert F. Stoico/FIRSTFED Grand Reading Room, Claire T. Carney Library on Thursday, November 8, at 4 p.m.

The discussion, entitled “What Now? – Lesson of the mid-terms” will feature the following panelists:

John Della Volpe, Director of Polling at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics, where he has led polling initiatives on understanding American youth since 2000.

Scott Mackay, The Public’s Radio political analyst, who has spent 30 years covering New England politics.

LaSella Hall, Associate Director of the UMass Dartmouth Frederick Douglas Unity House and a doctoral candidate in the Humanities with a dual concentration in African American Studies and Political Science.

Dr. Shannon Jenkins, UMass Dartmouth political science professor, whose research focuses on state legislatures, female politicians, and political parties.

The discussion will be moderated by UMass Dartmouth Journalism Lecturer Caitlin O’Neil Amaral who manages the SouthCoast Journalism Alliance, a partnership between the university and The Public’s Radio.

Welcoming remarks will be provided by The Public’s Radio News Director Elisabeth Harrison.


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