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Michael Tesler – Identity Crisis: The 2016 Presidential Campaign and the Battle for the Meaning of America

Thursday, April 11, 2019

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Watch on Watson's YouTube Channel. Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer Street

Book signing and reception to follow in 111 Thayer St. Lobby

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In Tesler's book, Identity Crisis, he marshals several data sources to show how attitudes about race and ethnicity were a central component of Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency.  

Michael Tesler is an Associate Professor of Political Science at University of California Irvine. His research interests include public opinion, voting behavior, political psychology, racial politics, and political communications.

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