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Veteran Political Analyst to Share Campaign Insights


    LYNCHBURG, Va. — Veteran political analyst and widely-published author Kathleen Hall Jamieson will present a lecture entitled "Lessons Learned from the 2000 Election Campaign" on Monday, September 17 at 4:30PM in Smith Hall Theatre on the campus of Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Jamieson’s visit and lecture are part of the College’s Philip Thayer Lecture Series. The lecture and the reception to follow are both free and open to the public.

Jamieson is a professor of communication and the Walter H. Annenberg Dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center and the author or co-author of ten books, including Everything You Think You Know About Politics…and Why You’re Wrong (Basic Books, 2000); Dirty Politics: Deception, Distraction and Democracy (Oxford, 1992); and Beyond the Double Bind: Women and Leadership (Oxford, 1995). She is an expert on political campaigns, and has received numerous teaching and service awards including the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. She is the recipient of many fellowships and grants including support from The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Ford Foundation, The Robert Wood Johnston Foundation, The MacArthur Foundation, and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. In 2001, Jamieson was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Founded in 1891, Randolph-Macon Woman's College is one of the premier women's colleges in the country, ranking among the top ten percent of all colleges and universities nationwide in the percentage of its graduates who go on to earn Ph.D's. Study at R-MWC combines coursework, internships, study abroad, and co-curricular activities in a rigorous and coherent educational program for women.

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