April 18, 2021

Farnsworth Lectures on American Democracy to Malaysian Students

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 the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently delivered an online lecture, “Reviewing the 2020 U.S. Elections: Challenges to American Democracy in the Post-Trump Era,” at Methodist College Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Farnsworth served as a Fulbright Specialist at MCKL during 2019.

Dr. Farnsworth also commented on the following news stories:

Lawmakers vote to remove Jefferson Davis’ name from highway (The Washington Post; WFXR TV; Inside NOVA; WTVR; Prince William Times)

State GOP looks to using more than one site for convention (The Washington Post)

Northam Endorses Herring Rival in Attorney General Race (WVTF)

Examining Next Steps for Legislation Passed During 2021 Session (WVTF)

Effort to Eliminate Mandatory Minimums Met a Disappointing End, But Will Likely be Back (WVTF)

U.S. Accelerates Vaccine Timeline (CTV News Channel)

U.S. Congress Passes $1.9T Rescue Plan (CTV News Channel)