Course DescriptionThis program will give an in-depth look at how the presidential race is developing. Using engaging visuals and the latest political events, Dr. Wagner will explore the movements and transitions in the run for president by reviewing the changes in political media, parties, interest groups and public opinion. The presentation will explore modern politics from the lens of political history, and from his research on the growing shifts in the political media and political processes. The lecture will also take attendees inside the political noise, and show what matters and why. He will present survey results, media clips, and analysis of the latest happenings. Combining visuals, data, and occasional humor, Dr. Wagner will show how events, technology, media, and politicians are shaping who our next president will be.
- Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
- Date: Monday, December 2
- Location: Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
Member - $30
$75 for any combination of three events, members only
No Refunds Will be Given for One-Time Events Purchased Within a Discounted Bundle
Non-member - $35
One-time guest pass, Member or Non-member at the door - $35.
About the Instructor
Kevin Wagner, PhD received his JD, MA and PhD in Political Science from the University of Florida. He is currently the Chair of the Political Science Department and a member of the Executive Council of the Florida Political Science Association. He is the former Director of Graduate Studies in Political Science at FAU and currently President of the FAU Faculty Senate and a member of the FAU Board of Trustees. His research and teaching interests include campaigns and elections, as well as media and politics. His work has been published in leading journals and law reviews including American Review of Politics, The Journal of Legislative Studies, The Political Chronicle, and Politics and Policy. He is one of the leading authorities on the effects of technology on politics and has published a book entitled Rebooting American Politics: The Internet Revolution. His most recent book is Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in Politics. Wagner has lectured extensively on American politics and has been cited in many leading newspapers, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, New York Newsday, Dallas Morning News and Miami Herald. He has been featured on many national television shows, including MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports and NBC’s The Today Show and has appeared as a political analyst for both our local CBS and NBC affiliates.
Lifelong Learning Professorship in Current Affairs, 2017-2018Lifelong Learning Professorship in Current Affairs, 2013-2014
Upcoming programs presented by Kevin Wagner.
|Type||Number||Instructor||Course Title||Add to Cart|
|One-Time||FPL12021||Kevin Wagner||Race for the White House: A First LookMonday, December 2: 10:00 am - 11:30 am|
|One-Time||FPL12091||Kevin Wagner||The Politics of Primaries: Inside the Presidential Selection ProcessMonday, December 9: 10:00 am - 11:30 am|