Dr. Monica Bauer will be speaking on : “Hope for the Future of Our Party: a Political Scientist’s View”.
“Monica Bauer holds a BA from Brown University (History), a Masters in Divinity from Yale (Religion), an MA and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and an MA in Creative Writing from Boston University. She is the author of a political science textbook, American Government; Readings and Responses, published by Westview Press, and the co-author, with campaign finance expert Herbert Alexander, of “Financing the 1988 Elections.” She has been published in the field of Congressional elections and campaign finance reform, and has taught Political Science at many colleges and universities, including Williams, Wesleyan, Metropolitan State College of Denver, and the American University in Cairo. At the age of 30, she was the 1984 Democratic nominee for the US House of Representatives, from Nebraska’s First Congressional District, where she won a three way primary and campaigned in all 27 counties of the District. From 2013 to 2016 she was a frequent contributor to the Politics section of the Huffington Post.”