Joe Gaylord, CLAS Alumni Fellow: "Current Politics in America: How We Got Here"
CURRENT POLITICS IN AMERICA: HOW WE GOT HERE
A discussion of how changes in our culture; the demographics of the country; the make-up of the political parties; changes in the media; and technology and the digital age have affected the political climate in America and the way we conduct campaigns for public office.
Joe Gaylord (BA, Speech and Dramatic Arts, ’67) is among the nation’s most experienced political consultants, having served as executive director of the National Republican Congressional Committee and senior counselor to House Speaker Newt Gingrich. He is an adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science and president of the Political Science Alumni Advisory Board.
Mr. Gaylord is a member of the 2018 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Alumni Fellows, hosted by the Department of Political Science. The CLAS Alumni Fellows program brings distinguished alumni to campus for a residency, including working with students and faculty and delivering a public lecture.