June 10, 2023

Farnsworth Selected for Fulbright in Poland

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of Political Science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, has been selected as the Spring 2024 Fulbright Distinguished Scholar in Humanities and Social Sciences at the American Studies Center of the University of Warsaw in Poland. Dr. Farnsworth has previously served as Canada-U.S. Fulbright Research Chair in Public Policy, McGill University in Montreal and as a Fulbright Specialist in Malaysia at Methodist College Kuala Lumpur.

Farnsworth has also appeared in recent media mentions, including:

EDITORIAL: Virginia’s leaders opt for safe route over gun safety (Culpeper Star-Exponent)
Stephen Farnsworth, director of the University of Mary Washington Center for Leadership and Media Studies, has perhaps the best answer: primaries.
Filler-Corn Leaving (WMAL)
“The Democratic caucus has selected a different leader and so her prospects politically may be best in a statewide contest,” said Stephen Farnsworth.
Filler-Corn Governor Bid (WMAL)
“Her fundraising bids were first rate and that is going to create an opportunity for her to be one of the leading candidates,” said Stephen Farnsworth.

Filler-Corn Not Seeking Re-election (WTOP)
“I do think that the possibility of a gubernatorial run is something to be considered seriously,” said Stephen Farnsworth.

Youngkin’s CNN Town Hall on Education (WTOP)
“The polls show him at one percent or so, so what he really needs to do is convince a lot of people that he belongs … higher up in the pecking order. That’s what this event would be about for the Youngkin campaign,” said Stephen Farnsworth.
Youngkin hits up New York donors amid mixed signals about 2024 plans (Cave Spring News)
“No one would describe Youngkin’s prospects as great, but it would have been useful to have him described as potentially good, at least,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a political scientist at the University of Mary Washington.
Texas Abortion Pill Challenge (CTV News)
“I think the likelihood that the judge is going to provide for support for the pro-life movement in the United States is pretty good,” said Stephen Farnsworth.