Upcoming Event: Election Postmortem
UPDATE: Presentation slides from the event have now been made available on our Event Materials page
Join NEAAPOR for a post-election panel to discuss an unprecedented 2016 presidential election. A talented panel of experts will breakdown election polling results, discuss the impact of two historically unpopular candidates on the polls and answer questions about polling and the 2016 presidential race. The event is free and will be held at Brandeis University’s Hassenfeld Conference Center.
When: November 16th, 2016 starting at 6:30 pm
Hassenfeld Conference Center
415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453
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About the speakers:
Brian Schaffner is Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Director of the UMass Poll. He is author of the book Politics, Parties and Elections in America and co-editor of the book Winning with Words: The Origins & Impact of Political Framing. His research has appeared in more than 20 refereed journal articles. Schaffner has also served as program director for the political science program at the National Science Foundation
Tim Vercellotti is Professor of Political Science at Western New England University and directs the Polling Institute at Western New England University. He previously directed survey research centers at Rutgers University and Elon University. His research interests include youth political efficacy, the role of emotions in forming policy attitudes, and election administration.
Chris Anderson is Co-Founder and President of Anderson Robbins Research, a leading light in the political consulting world — and is a Democratic polling expert for Fox News’ election night decision team.
Andy Smith is Professor of Political Science at the University of New Hampshire and Director of the UNH Survey Center. His research has focused on survey methodology, elections, and public policy. The Survey Center is nationally known for its election polling. In recent years, the Survey Center has conducted polls for CNN, Fox News, WCVB in Boston, WMUR in Manchester, KYW in Philadelphia, USA Today, the Boston Globe, and the Philadelphia Inquirer.