keyssarANHW/W3D Event: The Electoral College in the US - Why do we still need it?


The Alumnae-i Network for Harvard Women (ANHW) and Harvard Women in Defense, Diplomacy and Development (W3D) are organizing an event "The Electoral college in the US- Why do we still need it?"


Friday, February 26, 2021 @ 3:30PM Pacifitc Time (6:30PM Eastern Time)
Virtual Event via Zoom (details sent after registration)


Click here for more details and to register now!

Speaker Profile


Prof Alexander Keyssar is the Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. An historian by training, he has specialized in the exploration of historical problems that have contemporary policy implications. His book, The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States (2000), was named the best book in U.S. history by both the American Historical Association and the Historical Society; it was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. In 2004-5, Prof Keyssar chaired the Social Science Research Council's National Research Commission on Voting and Elections, and he writes frequently for the popular press about American politics and history. Keyssar's latest book, entitled Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College? (2020), is published by Harvard University Press.

 

When:

3:30PM - 4:30PM Fri 26 Feb 2021 ( Timezone: Pacific )

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