Scranton Part of International Election News

    University of Scranton students and faculty members have been quoted in multiple international, national, state and local news stories related to the U.S Presidential Election. Jean Harris, Ph.D., professor of political science, is pictured being interviewed on campus a France 24 TV story on Pennsylvania voters.
    November 3, 2020

    University of Scranton students and political science faculty members were interviewed by journalists representing multiple international publications as part their news coverage of the U.S. Presidential Election. Faculty members and students were also quoted in national, state and local news stories about the election.

    Professor and Political Science Department Chair Michael Allison, Ph.D., spoke to Voice of America and Spain’s ETB, Basque Public TV. JoyAnna Hopper, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science, was interviewed by Poland’s Polsat News. Political Science Professor Jean Harris, Ph.D., and University students were interviewed for a segment on Pennsylvania voters for France 24 TV.

    In national news coverage of the election, Dr. Harris and Gretchen Van Dyke, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, were interviewed for CBS news stories. University students participated in a Fox News focus group following the first Presidential Debate.

    Dr. Harris and University of Scranton students participated in Pennsylvania Cable Network’s (PCN) Election College Panel. Julie Cohen, adjunct professor of political science, was interviewed for a story by Pennsylvania Capital Star. Iordanis Petsas, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Economics and Finance Department, was interviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer for a story about the candidates’ trade policies.

    Dr. Allison, Dr. Harris and Dr. Hopper were also interviewed for numerous local news stories on the election, the presidential debates and the frequent visits by the candidates and their running mates to the Scranton area.

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