NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- On Friday, Sept. 16, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., the New Rochelle League of Women Voters’ first Coffee and Conversation program for the 2015-2016 series will feature Professor Jeanne Zaino, who will speak about the upcoming presidential election and how the polarization of the parties is affecting it.
The public is welcome to attend the free program. Jeanne Zaino is Chair and Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Iona College in New Rochelle where she teaches all aspects of American government, including institutions (congress, executive branch, federal judiciary), voting, political parties, elections, research methods, and public law.
Her primary research interests include: public opinion, voting, and elections. Her most recent publications focus on the implications of the increase in electoral litigation since 2000, the import of poll workers, and the use of metaphors in the classroom to go beyond transference.
She is currently working on a text book for Prentice Hall and is co-author of "Adventures in Social Research: Data Analysis Using SPSS and the GSS" with Earl Babbie and Fred Halley. She is a resident of New Rochelle, where she lives with her husband and two sons. A Question and Answer session will follow Professor Zaino’s informal presentation. Complimentary coffee and light breakfast fare will be served.
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