December 14, 2018

Farnsworth Presents Research on U.S. Midterm Elections

Stephen Farnsworth, Professor of Political Science and Director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently delivered an invited research presentation entitled, “The Trump Presidency in a Divided America: A Midterm Assessment,” at the International Conference on Trump, Canada and the World after the Midterms Elections. The conference was held at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring Jumps In Early For Governor’s Race (WAMU 88.5)

Democrats struggle with an identity crisis (The Globe and Mail)

Stephen J. Farnsworth and Stephen Hanna column: How Spanberger won a district drawn by and for Republicans (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

U.S. & China Reach Trade Ceasefire (CTV News Channel)

Trump Needs to Show Control (

Political Fallout of Cohen Plea (WRVA 1140)

Could the timing be right for a redistricting constitutional amendment? (Virginia Mercury)

Farnsworth Discusses New Presidency Book on C-Span

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, discussed his new book, “Presidential Communication and Character: White House News Management from Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump” at the Fall for Book Festival, held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.

The book talk was recently broadcast on C-Span. Link here:



World Leaders Meeting for G20 Summit (CTV News Channel)