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Listen to a brand-new podcast series from Dartmouth Alumni Relations exploring the November election with Dartmouth faculty experts and dynamic alumni special guests. New episodes will be released regularly as we count down to November 3, 2020.

The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast Dartmouth Alumni Lifelong Learning

    • Government
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Listen to a brand-new podcast series from Dartmouth Alumni Relations exploring the November election with Dartmouth faculty experts and dynamic alumni special guests. New episodes will be released regularly as we count down to November 3, 2020.

    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 8 - Partisanship and Polarization in American Politics

    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 8 - Partisanship and Polarization in American Politics

    Featuring conversations on bipartisanship, legislative governance, the federal debt, and COVID relief aid with our host, the Nelson A. Rockefeller Professor of Government Mike Mastanduno, and Senator Angus King '66 (I-ME) and Congresswoman Ann Kuster '78 (D-NH). Learn more about the pros and cons of political polarization and about new research on conspiracism from Robert Clements Professor of Democracy and Politics, Chair of the Government Department, and New Hampshire State Representative Russell Muirhead (D-Grafton).

    • 52 min
    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 7 - The Future of Foreign Relations

    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 7 - The Future of Foreign Relations

    Join our host, professor and former dean of the faculty Mike Mastanduno, for a conversation with POLITICO Chief Brussels Correspondent David Herszenhorn ‘94 and Professor Daryl Press on the future of U.S. foreign relations and the challenges and opportunities facing the incoming Biden administration. Herszenhorn is a former New York Times Washington and Moscow foreign correspondent and the former director of the Board of Proprietors of The Dartmouth. Inc, America's oldest college newspaper. Professor Press is an expert on international security and nuclear deterrence and Professor Mastanduno's expertise centers on international relations, U.S. foreign policy, and U.S.-China relations. Featuring a young alumni perspective from Charlotte Blatt '18.

    • 42 min
    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 6 - The Science of Pandemic Response

    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 6 - The Science of Pandemic Response

    Join Georgetown University and Smithsonian Institution professor and scholar Daniel Lucey ’77 MED’81 in conversation with Geisel School of Medicine and Thayer School of Engineering professor Kendall Hoyt for a discussion on the world's response to COVID-19 and pandemics past and future. Lucey is an infectious disease expert and "epidemic chaser," as described in a recent Financial Times article, who has traveled the world to get to the source of diseases like HIV, SARS, and Ebola. Hoyt is an authority on bioterrorism, technology, and vaccine development and is a member of the Global Health Security Initiative at Dartmouth's Dickey Center for International Understanding.

    • 37 min
    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 5 - SCOTUS and the Election

    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 5 - SCOTUS and the Election

    Former Obama administration Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal '91 and former Bush administration Solicitor General Gregory Garre '87 join Professor Sonu Bedi for a conversation on the past, present, and future of the Supreme Court. Also featuring Tobi Young '98, 2018-2019 SCOTUS clerk to Neil Gorsuch and former board secretary of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

    • 54 min
    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 4 - Drawing Parallels to the COVID Economy

    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 4 - Drawing Parallels to the COVID Economy

    Former Republican senator and Tuck School of Business senior fellow Judd Gregg HON'89,'06 and Rockefeller Center for Public Policy senior lecturer and fellow Charlie Wheelan '88 examine the lessons learned from the global financial crisis and discuss how the COVID-19 economic recession affected the 2020 presidential race. Featuring a young alumni perspective from Bryan Proctor TU'20.

    • 41 min
    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 3 - Race and Religion in the 2020 Election

    The Ballot, a Dartmouth Podcast - Episode 3 - Race and Religion in the 2020 Election

    Listen in as Dartmouth faculty experts and alumni discuss the roles played by the issues of race and religion in the 2020 presidential election. Featuring the John Phillips Professor in Religion Randall Balmer and faith leader and former Democratic National Convention CEO Leah Daughtry '84.

    • 35 min

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