• A Country Divided: The 2020 US Elections and the Future of American Politics

  • Featuring

    • Professor David Schultz

      David Schultz is a Professor in the Departments of Political Science and Legal Studies at Hamline University. He is also a visiting professor of law at the University of Minnesota Law School. David has a B.A. and M.A. in political science and philosophy, a J.D. and LLM in law, a Ph.D. in political science, and a masters degree in astronomy. A three-time Fulbright scholar who has taught extensively in Europe and Asia, and the winner of the Leslie A. Whittington national award for excellence in public affairs teaching, David is the author of more than 35 books and 200+ articles on various aspects of American politics, election law, and the media and politics, and he is regularly interviewed and quoted in the local, national, and international media on these subjects including the New York Times, Wall Street JournalWashington Post, the Economist, and National Public Radio. His most recent books are Encyclopedia of Money in American Politics (2018) and Presidential Swing States (2018).

  • When

    Wednesday, November 4, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:15 pm



The 2020 U.S. presidential election is one of the most consequential in recent memory, taking place in a country divided by the coronavirus, the economy, race, and the killing of George Floyd.  

Join us virtually as Professor David Schultz examines the factors that influenced the 2020 elections, including those at the congressional and state level, and the impact the election results will have on law, public policy, and upon America in general into 2021 and beyond.

Sponsored By

This event is co-sponsored by LLSA and offered as part of the Civic Scholars Initiative at Minnesota Law. 



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1 Standard CLE credit has been requested.

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