Catherine Conaghan, Professor, Political Studies, Queen’s U.

EVENT DATE: October 12, 2016
TOPIC: American Election Outlook – a last minute review

Professor Conaghan’s research interests are wide, and include elections, policy making, political elites and political corruption. Those interests combined with her background of study at Pittsburgh and post graduate work at Yale help make her eminently qualified to share with us her thoughts on the upcoming American election.  Catherine has written extensively in the area of politics. Her latest book is “Deception in the Public Sphere” (2005).  

Professor Conaghan has been affiliated with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Helen Kellogg Institute of the University of Notre Dame and the North-South Institute of the University of Miami.  She served as visiting Fulbright Scholar in Peru in 1997.  In 2000 she was appointed as the visiting Knapp Chair in Liberal Arts at the University of San Diego.