Wednesday, December 7, 2016
12:00 - 1:15 pm
Forum for Scholars and Publics (Old Chem Room 011)
Light lunch served starting at 11:45
Join us for a discussion with political scientist John Aldrich and historian Reeve Huston about the role of the electoral college in US politics. Why and how was it created? What have been the justifications for it and arguments against it? What is its role in contemporary politics? Are there feasible alternatives for the future?
John Aldrich is the Pfizer-Pratt University Professor of Political Science. He specializes in American politics and behavior, formal theory, and methodology. Books he has authored or co-authored include: Interdisciplinarity: Its Role in a Discipline-based Academy; ...