The new American Political Development website, http://www.americanpoliticaldevelopment.org/
will be hosting a Webcast event: "Battle for the Ballot Box: Election Reform in American Political Development" on Tuesday November 13, from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. The Electronic Forum will consist of a live webcast of two panel discussions followed by an electronic discussion, in which anyone may participate.
The panel schedules are as follows:
2:30 - 3:30 pm.
Panel 1- Perspectives of the Task Force Coordinators of the National
Commission on Federal Election Reform
Moderator: Paula Baker, Dept. of History, University of Pittsburgh
Panelists: Mark Hansen, Dept. of Government, Harvard University David King, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Daniel Ortiz, University of Virginia School of Law
Panel 2 - Election Reform, Voting Rights, and American Political History
Moderator: Bruce Schulman, Dept. of History, Boston University
Panelists: Heather Gerken, Harvard University School of Law Alex Keyssar, Dept. of History, Harvard University Brenda Wright, National Institute for Voting Rights
To pose a question to the panelists prior to the webcast, view the webcast, or
participate in the discussion afterwards, please log on to the web page below.
The webcast is the first in a series of webcasts and discussions to be hosted
on the American Political Development on topics of interest in American political history.
The APD website is a joint undertaking of the Miller Center for Public Affairs'
American Political Development Program and the scholars of the American Political History Initiative. The purpose of this site is to facilitate the study of American Political Development by bringing together a wide variety of resources for APD scholars in one easily accessible source. Please visit for further information about the Electronic Forum.
For further information, please contact Jon Stokes at the email address below.
American Political Development Program
Miller Center of Public Affairs
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