Hofstra Senior Presidential Fellows Howard B. Dean III and Edward J. Rollins, and POLITICO Chief Political Correspondent Glenn Thrush, will discuss the most unpredictable presidential race in modern history during a panel discussion on Thursday, March 10, from 11:10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Student Center Theater, Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus.
The panel, Unconventional Wisdom? Presidential Politics in 2016, is co-sponsored by the Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency and the National Center for Suburban Studies. It will be moderated by Meena Bose, director of the Kalikow Center and executive dean of the Kalikow School for Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, and Lawrence Levy, executive dean of the suburban studies center. The event is free and open to the public.
Dean and Rollins have been senior presidential fellows at the Kalikow Center since 2009. Dean is a former governor of Vermont and 2004 Democratic presidential candidate. He was chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2005-2009.
Rollins is a veteran Republican strategist who has served in the administrations of four US presidents, (Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Bush; 41), including twice serving at the highest level as Assistant to the President.
Glenn Thrush is POLITICO’s chief political correspondent and a senior staff writer for POLITICO Magazine. He previously served as the site’s main White House correspondent and has been a reporter and editor at several newspapers, including Newsday, The New York Observer, Bloomberg News and the New York Daily News. In January, he interviewed President Obama in the Oval Office for his podcast, Off Message.