June 19, 2024

Research By Farnsworth and Jeremy Engel ’20 Presented at Academic Conference

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies, and Jeremy Engel  ’20, a senior political science major and a research associate at  the center, are co-authors of a recently research paper, “The Politics of Late Night Humor: Framing Presidential Candidate Character in the Age of Trump,” which was presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association in San Diego, California.

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

Virginia’s Legislature Will Tackle Gerrymandering In The New Year (WAMU)

Democratic debate set to feature attacks on Pete Buttigieg as he leads Elizabeth Warren in Iowa (MarketWatch)

Sondland to Testify at Impeachment Inquiry (CTV News Channel)

“Millionaires Surtax” Considered as Federal Budget Balancer (WVTF)

Suburban voters in Virginia defeated the NRA this fall. Next stop: Texas (Daily Kos)

Disarming the NRA: How Guns Flipped Virginia Blue (Mother Jones)

Now that the Democrats own the 2021 redistricting, will they resist the temptation to derail it? (Virginia Mercury)

COMMENTARY: Changes in 28th District doomed GOP candidate (The Free Lance-Star)

Impeachment Hearings Recap (WRVA)

Farnsworth and Engel ’20 Publish Column in Richmond Times-Dispatch

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies, and Jeremy Engel ’20, a senior political science major and a research associate at the Center, recently published an opinion column in The Richmond Times-Dispatch entitled “Northam’s Political Troubles Take a Backseat.”

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

Suburban Richmond race becomes first to top $1 million in TV ads (Virginia Mercury; WHSV)

Loudest voices were wrong about Northam’s effectiveness post-yearbook controversy (Virginia Mercury)

After blackface scandal, Va. governor has hung on – and is making amends (The Christian Science Monitor)

Va. Republicans target freshman Democrats in hopes of keeping House majority (The Washington Post)

Impeachment Probe Fight Heats Up (CTV News Channel)

Herring supports legalizing recreational marijuana (Loudoun Times; WTVR; WSET)