Shoulders Lecture Series Presents Marjorie Hershey
The Shoulders Family Commons Lecture Series will present “From Obama to Trump: What Happened, Why & What does it Mean for Us,” a lecture by Author and Professor Marjorie Hershey. The lecture will take place on Sunday, April 23, at 2 p.m. in the Shoulders Family Commons at Harrison High School.
Hershey is currently a professor of political science at Indiana University and specializes in the study of American political parties, campaigns and media coverage of elections. She earned a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin and a B.A. from the University of Michigan. She is the author of four books and several dozen articles for professional journals and book chapters. Her most recent publication, “The Elections of 2016,” was just released last month.
As part of her curriculum at IU, Hershey teaches about political parties, interest groups, environmental policy and how to teach for her graduate students. She has received 16 teaching awards at IU and nationally.