Sept. 22, 2008
Election ’08: The Diversity Factor
Webster University Hosts Panel Sept. 25 to Discuss Unique Factors that Influence the Election
Webster University faculty experts in politics, media, sociology and religion will discuss the diversity issues of age, race, religious views and gender that are playing such a major part in election campaign media coverage. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Webster University Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs.
The panel will be moderated by Collette Cummings, associate dean of students, and includes the following faculty members:
Gwyneth Williams, Ph.D., professor of History, Politics and International Relations, an authority on the U.S. Presidency, national elections, Congress, constitutional law, the Supreme Court, and politics and race, religion, gender and the American family.
Christopher Parr, Ph.D., professor of religious studies, an authority on religion in the media and government, religion and conflict and comparative religions.
Bernie Hayes, adjunct professor of communications and journalism, an authority on ethnic media and the business of media.
Don Conway-Long, Ph.D., associate professor of behavioral and social sciences, an authority on Islam.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at 7:30 p.m.
Webster University, University Center Sunnen Lounge, 175 Edgar Road, Webster Groves, Missouri.