Hofstra recently launched its Hofstra Votes Podcast as part of the University’s Hofstra Votes campaign. The series features various faculty and campus guests using their expertise to analyze and discuss topics pertaining to the political process.
One episode features Mark Lukasiewicz, dean of the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, talking about televised debates. Tomeka Robinson, an associate professor of rhetoric and public advocacy and director of Hofstra’s nationally-ranked speech and debate program, also spoke about debate techniques and analyzed how the candidates in the 2020 presidential race are doing thus far in the democratic debates. And Provost Herman Berliner, an economist, spoke about the state of the U.S. economy.