Hans Hassell, assistant professor of politics, will discuss the rise of using behavioral psychology in voter turnout efforts and how those efforts can change the dynamics of a campaign. He will present some of his own experimental research on how individuals respond politically in different ways when confronted with stressful life experiences and what this might mean for political campaigns.
Kevin Johnson ’13 is set to begin an intensive one-year master’s program in computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. He was particularly drawn by the programs’s emphasis on leadership development.
Harper Reed ’01 is getting media attention for his work as chief technology officer of President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign.
Hans Hassell, assistant professor of politics, found that 65 percent of Cornell College students who plan to vote plan on doing so in Mount Vernon this coming November, adding between 300 to 400 votes to the town’s electorate
A crowd of 2,000 students, faculty, staff and community members, along with an overflow crowd of 800 and dozens of media organizations from around the region and the country, packed into the Richard and Norma Small Multi-Sport Center to witness President Obama’s first appearance after debating Republican challenger Mitt Romney Tuesday night.
Chris Stadler earned a Fulbright grant through the U.S. Department of State to serve as an English teaching assistant in Germany.
Three significant internships–combined with majors in international relations, women’s studies, and politics–led Lisa Chen to a career in educational policy, beginning with teaching in one of the country’s most challenging schools.
Liz Davis is a numbers person with a math major and physics minor. She is also an ideas person who discovered a passion for urban planning, thanks to key politics courses (her second major) and a Cornell Fellowship with an energy policy firm.
Will Dinneen ’12 won a Fulbright scholarship to teach English in Turkey. Dinneen was active in both academic and co-curricular groups while on campus, and served as president of Student Senate, a member of the Sigma Kappa Psi fraternity, the Mock Trial team and Cornell’s Concert Choir.
Political strategist Karl Rove and former press secretary Dee Dee Myers spoke for nearly 90 minutes at the 2012 Delt Lecture in King Chapel in May. The pair, moderated by politics Professor Craig Allin, talked at length about the present and future of U.S. politics.