As we move toward a decision in November, the sociopolitical fault lines running through our country are increasingly evident. Join two of Cal’s leading experts on presidential politics for an analysis of the contentious (and often peculiar) race for the White House and its implications for America’s future.
Bimes (Ph.D., Yale University) is a lecturer in the Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science and assistant research director at the Institute of Governmental Studies. As a lecturer, she teaches courses on the presidency and the senior honors thesis writing seminar. Her past publications include articles on populism and presidential elections. At the Institute of Governmental Studies, she directs the John Gardner Public Service Fellowship Program, the Charles H.
Glaser is associate professor and associate dean at the Goldman School of Public Policy. A social psychologist whose primary research interest is in stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination, he is also affiliated with Berkeley’s psychology department, the Center for Policing Equity, and the Center for the Study of Law & Society. His work on electoral politics and political ideology has focused on the role of emotion (as experienced and expressed) in politics.