Kevin Wagner, Ph.D.

LLS Distinguished Professor of Current Affairs

Political Science

Kevin Wagner, Ph.D., received his J.D. from the University of Florida and worked as an attorney and member of the Florida Bar in Palm Beach Gardens. He left the full-time practice of law and returned to the University of Florida to earn an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science. His research and teaching interests include American politics, campaigns and elections, media and politics, and American political thought. His work has been published in leading journals and law reviews and presented at major national conferences. He is one of the leading authorities on the effects of technology on politics and campaigning. Professor Wagner has lectured extensively on American politics and has been cited in many leading newspapers, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, L.A. Times, New York Newsday, the Dallas Morning News and The Miami Herald. He has been featured on CBS 12 as a political analyst and on national television, including NBC’s “Today Show.”

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The New U.S. President:

Reviewing the First 100 Days

This one-time lecture will explore and analyze the first 100 days of the new presidency. Using exit polls and in-depth analysis, Professor Wagner will explore the controversies, successes, and failures in a historical context. We will consider if the election changes American politics and what the likely future will hold. The lecture will explore the influences of technology, political media, parties, interest groups and public opinion. Professor Wagner will present survey results, media clips and projection for the state of American politics going forward. Combining visuals, data and occasional humor, Professor Wagner will present a window on the future of American politics.

Please note that this is a Live Zoom Class and will also be available for OLLI Video On Demand.
Register Early! There is a $5 charge for registering on the day of a one-time lecture or event.

Course # S1R3 — One Time Event
Place:Virtual, Lifelong Learning Complex, Jupiter Campus
Dates:Thursday, April 29 2021
Time:9:30 - 11 AM
Fee:$30 / member; $35 / non-member

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