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Election 2020: What happened? What’s next?

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 6:00-7:30 p.m. ET | Virtual Event

The 2020 election was one for the ages—record turnout, a highly polarized electorate, surging youth activism, and new election procedures like vote-by-mail—conducted in the shadow of a worsening pandemic, persistent economic uncertainty, and a nationwide movement for racial justice. Please join us as we look at what happened and what comes next. This event is for the entire Tufts community—alumni, students, staff, faculty, community members and friends—and will feature leading experts from across the University. Moderated by Tisch College Dean Alan Solomont, the panel will consider the factors that led to the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, what it means for pressing issues like healthcare, climate and foreign policy, and how we move forward together.

Bhaskar Chakravorti, Fletcher, The Graduate School of Global Affairs
Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Tisch College of Civic Life, CIRCLE
Amy Lischko, Tufts University School of Medicine
Brian Schaffner, Departments of Political Science & Civic Studies
Alan Solomont, Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, moderator

Registration for this event is now closed. You can watch a live stream on the Tisch College Facebook page.