Past Events



Data and Democracy: A Conversation with Steve Kornacki

Moderated by Professor John Lapinski
Feb 19, 2021 at -

Join us for a conversation with NBC News and MSNBC Political Correspondent, Steve Kornacki on Friday, February 19th from 3-4pm EST. Steve is known for breaking down the…



In Search of Political Wellness

Co-sponsored with SNF Paideia, CAPS, and PORES
Feb 8, 2021 at -

The past few months– from the protracted 2020 election, to the insurrection at the US Capitol building, to the change in tone and direction of the new Biden administration–…



Why Did So Many People Vote in 2020 (and Will They Come Back)?

Featuring Jessica Huseman (Editorial Director for Votebeat) and Stephanie Perry (Manager of Polling for NBC News)
Jan 27, 2021 at -

What does record-breaking voter turnout mean for future elections? Will administration changes due to the pandemic stick? Hear experts reflect on the 2020 election and discuss what we can…



Learning Leadership Through Study, Living Leadership Through Service Award Celebration

Honoring Elyse Saladoff
Jan 15, 2021 at -

The Learning Leadership through Study, Living Leadership through Service Award is bestowed each year by the benefactors, faculty, staff, student-leaders, and alumni of the Robert A…



Documentary Panel Discussion

All In: The Fight for Democracy
Dec 9, 2020 at -

Join Cinema & Media Studies for a panel discussion about the movie All In: The Fight for Democracy. In the film, Liz…



Inside the 2020 Election

Dec 8, 2020 at -

On Tuesday, December 8, join the Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES) for a panel discussion about the recent 2020 election. Members of…



Listening Well After the 2020 Election

How Do We Connect Across Political Difference?
Nov 16, 2020 at -

Listening Well After the 2020 Election: How Do We Connect Across Political Difference?