Redistricting, future of Congress to be discussed at Ripon College Feb. 20

“Redistricting and the Future of Congress” will be the subject of talk presented by Dr. Michael Crespin today at Ripon College. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Todd Wehr 104. His talk is presented by the Center for Politics and the People.

Crespin is the associate director of the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center at the University of Oklahoma, where he also is an associate professor of political science.

His research focuses on legislative politics, congressional elections, and political geography. His work has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Political Analysis, and State Politics and Policy Quarterly.

Research with co-authors has won the Harold Gosnell Prize for the best work in political methodology and the Patrick J. Fett Award for the best paper on the scientific study of Congress and the Presidency.

At Ripon, Crespin will discuss ways redistricting methods influence congressional elections as well as what to expect from the first session of the 115th Congress.

All are welcome to attend.


Related Posts

Guest speaker Tom Nelson

Saving of a Wisconsin paper mill focus of panel discussion Sept. 29

One Day Stronger: How One Union Local Saved a Mill and Changed an Industry — And What It Means for American Manufacturing, a new book […]

Two Ripon College students presenting at Catalyst Day, April 2019

Catalyst Day presentations available for viewing today

Join Ripon College students today for their culminating presentations in the capstone seminar of the Catalyst curriculum. Catalyst Day — held each fall and spring […]

Webinar on arts education, arts management to be held Monday

All may attend a guest lecture about arts education, arts management and professional practice to be presented Monday via Zoom webinar. Frank Juarez, art department […]

Fond du Lac County executive candidates will take part in forum Thursday

Allen J. Buechel and Rick Gedemer, candidates in the April 6 election for Fond du Lac County executive, will participate in a virtual candidates forum […]

Dr. Michael Crespin