PROGRAM DETAILS

Biden and the Trump Legacy

Instructor
Kevin Wagner
Category
Politics / Current Events
S033022

Course Description

This program will explore and review the successes and failures in the first year of the Biden Administration. Using exit polls and in-depth analysis, Professor Wagner will explore the controversies, successes, and failures in a historical context. We will consider if the Trump Presidency changed the scope and nature of American politics and what the future will hold. The lecture will explore the influences of technology, political media, parties, interest groups, and public opinion. Professor Wagner will present survey results and a projection for the state of American politics going forward. Combining visuals, data, and occasional humor, Professor Wagner will bring American Politics into focus.

About the Instructor

  • Kevin Wagner, Ph.D., is the department chair in political science at FAU and was awarded the LLS Distinguished Professorship in current affairs twice. His research area is technology and politics, both in the United States and abroad. He has co-authored two books and many research articles in this area. His latest book, “Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics”, was published by Oxford University Press. Wagner has lectured extensively on technology and politics. He has completed a TEDx talk on the topic 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 national television shows, including MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” and NBC’s “The Today Show”. Currently, he writes the weekly syndicated “Civics Project” column for Gannet Newspapers.


    Lifelong Learning Professorship in Current Affairs, 2017-2018
    Lifelong Learning Professorship in Current Affairs, 2013-2014

Upcoming programs presented by Kevin Wagner.

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One-Time S033022 Kevin Wagner Biden and the Trump Legacy
Wednesday, March 30: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm