May 30, 2023

Farnsworth, Seltzer and Burkley Present Research Paper on Political Humor

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, Kate Seltzer, a 2021 graduate of UMW with degrees in Political Science and in Communication and Digital Studies, and Sally Burkley, a senior Political Science and Communication and Digital Studies double major at UMW, are coauthors of a research paper entitled, “Winning (and Losing) on Late Night: Political Humor and the 2020 Presidential Campaign,” which was presented recently at the American Political Science Association Pre-conference in Political Communication [online].

Dr. Farnsworth also commented in the following news stories:

McAuliffe: Critical Race Theory Controversies Are ‘Made Up’ by GOP to ‘Divide People’ (National Review; Daily Magazine)

Northern Virginia early voting sends possible warning signs for Democrats, McAuliffe campaign (WUSA 9)

VA-Gov: Turns Out That Trump’s GOPer Actually Supported Critical Race Theory Before He Went Full MAGA (Daily Kos)

With Dems’ Advantage in Virginia Slipping Away, Terry McAuliffe Turns to Taylor Swift (MSN; Olt News)

Negotiations break down at Virginia Redistricting Commission (Middletown Press; KOB4; NBC 4)

House Seat Shuffle (Connection Newspapers)

Several campaign events planned locally (Fauquier Times)

Biden Agenda in Balance (CTV News Channel)

Virginia’s governor race heats up with less than a month left (Courthouse News Science)

Democrats on defense as their new House majority faces its first electoral test (Virginia Mercury)

With Trump sidelined and Biden floundering, has the Virginia GOP found its mojo? – Bob Lewis (Wall Street Window)

In Virginia, no Trump on the ballot and a toss-up governor’s race only 1 month away (WUSA 9)

U.S. Government Shutdown Averted (CTV News Channel)

In tight governor’s race, Virginia GOP targeting critical race theory to draw votes (The Washington Post; Laredo Morning Times)

With Trump sidelined and Biden floundering, has the Virginia GOP found its mojo? (Virginia Mercury)