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Darrell West — John Hazen White Sr. Lecture

Darrell West

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

True North Classroom, Stephen Robert '62 Hall, 280 Brook Street

Darrell West will be speaking about current American politics and his book titled Power Politics: Trump and the Assault on American Democracy. Drawing on his personal experiences in the D.C. policy world, Darrell West offers advice for protecting people, organizations, and the country as a whole from our contemporary challenges. This book makes the risks to democracy understandable by explaining specific threats and offering concrete ideas for ameliorating them. It will appeal to anyone interested in American politics, democracy, elections, mass media, technology, and governance.

Meet the Author
Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy

Darrell M. West is vice president and director of Governance Studies and holds the Douglas Dillon Chair in Governmental Studies. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of TechTank. His current research focuses on artificial intelligence, robotics, and the future of work. West is also director of the John Hazen White Manufacturing Initiative. Prior to coming to Brookings, he was the John Hazen White Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and Director of the Taubman Center for American Politics & Public Policy at Brown University.