Lecture to Discuss Emotional Sources of Trump Support

St. Lawrence University’s Department of Government in association with Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, will host guest speaker Sanford Schram ’71 at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, in Hepburn Hall, room 218. The event is free and open to the public.

Schram is a St. Lawrence University government graduate and a professor of political science at Hunter College in New York City and the CUNY Graduate Center. He has written six books and has co-authored, co-edited or been editor on eight others. He is also a two-time winner of the American Political Science Association’s Michael Harrington award for research on poverty. In 2012, Schram received the Charles McCoy Career Achievement Award from the Caucus for a New Political Science. His work has appeared in The Washington Post and in New Political Science. 

Schram’s lecture is titled “The Cognitive and Emotional Sources of Trump Support: The Case of Low Information Voters.”

For more information, contact the Department of Government at 315-229-5214.