The Biden Presidency Looking Forward and Looking Back

Kevin Wagner
Politics / Current Events

Course Description

This program will explore and analyze the results of the 2020 presidential election. Using exit polls and in-depth analysis, Dr. Wagner will explore the controversies, voting patterns, and history that helped elect the next president of the United States. The presentation will delve into the influences of technology, political media, parties, interest groups, and public opinion. Dr. Wagner will present survey results, media clips, and projection for the state of American politics going forward. Combining visuals, data, and occasional humor, Dr. Wagner will show how events, technology, media, and politicians are creating a new politics for America.

This program is generously sponsored by the Alan and Marsha Levy Charitable Foundation

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 TimesWashington Post, Boston GlobeNew York NewsdayDallas 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, 2017-2018
    Lifelong Learning Professorship in Current Affairs, 2013-2014

Upcoming programs presented by Kevin Wagner.

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One-Time W012121 Kevin Wagner The Biden Presidency Looking Forward and Looking Back
Thursday, January 21: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm