March 1, 2024

Farnsworth Delivers Fulbright Lecture in Malaysia

Professor of Political Science Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science Stephen Farnsworth

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently presented a Fulbright Lecture, “Seeking Truth in an Era of Fake News,” at Methodist College. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A news report on the talk was published in The Star, the nation’s leading English language newspaper, and is found here:



Farnsworth has also recently offered comments on several national news stories:

In Baiting Candidates and Stoking Conflict, Did CNN’s Presidential Debates Go Too Far? (

Poking and prodding: did CNN debate go too far? (The Washington Post;

Trump Visits Dayton and El Paso (CTV News Channel)

Congress and WH on Gun Laws (WRVA)