Political scientist Dr. Michael Artime and presidential historian Mike Purdy will offer a series of six free lectures at the University of Puget Sound (Tacoma, Washington) on the 2016 presidential campaign and election. The lectures will include a contemporary analysis of the 2016 campaign and offer historical insights into previous presidential campaigns and elections.


Dr. Michael Artime and Mike Purdy

Lecture Series:

  1. The Long Road to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (January 21, 2016)
  2. Who Wants to be President? (February 18, 2016)
  3. What do the Candidates Believe? (March 10, 2016)
  4. What Voters & States Will Elect the Next President? (March 24, 2016)
  5. How Accurate Are the Polls? (April 14, 2016)
  6. Media, Marketing & the Making of the President (April 28, 2016)

Details:  The lectures will start at 7:00 pm and last one hour, after which the presenters will entertain 30 minutes of questions.  All lectures will be held on the University of Puget Sound campus in McIntrye Hall, Room 103.  Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early.

News Release:  Click here to read the University’s news release on the lecture series.

Website:  Click here for the University’s website on the lecture series (www.pugetsound.edu/2016election/)

Video:  The lectures will be video taped and posted on www.PresidentialHistory.com.