September 24, 2019

Farnsworth Presents Research at American Political Science Assn. Conference

Stephen Farnsworth, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies.

Stephen Farnsworth, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies.

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of UMW’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently presented a co-authored research paper, “Jokes with Impact? Viewers of Late Night Political Comedy, Political Involvement and News Sources,” at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. The paper is a part of a chapter in an upcoming co-authored book, ” Late Night with Donald Trump,” which is scheduled to be published by Routledge in 2020.

Farnsworth has also been quoted in several regional and national news stories:

Virginia Republicans thought calling Ralph Northam ‘Gov. Blackface’ would help them. That’s changed. (The Washington Post; Sfgate.com; The Telegraph)

Va. Senate candidates Rashid and Stuart clash on guns, ERA in first debate (Prince William Times.com)

Stuart, Rashid debate for Senate seat (The Free Lance-Star)

Northern Virginia Communities Remove Jefferson Davis Name from Highway (WVTF)

NRA drops an unusual high dollar donation on Virginia Republican leader’s PAC (Virginia Mercury)

Latest on U.S. Politics (CTV News Channel)

John Bolton Out as Nat’l Security Advisor (CTV News Channel)

NRA looks for backstop in Virginia, pours blood money into Republican House (Daily Kos)

Trump Rally and Opponents (WRVA 1140 AM-96.1 FM)

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