U.S. Political Scientist and Elections Expert to Visit Latvia to Discuss the 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections

Riga, March 8, 2016 – Chair of Youngstown State University’s Politics and International Relations Department, Dr. Paul Sracic, will visit Latvia March 9-12 to discuss the upcoming U.S. presidential elections. Dr. Sracic will give two public lectures in Riga, both of which are open to the public and free of charge:

  • Riga Stradins University (RSU), Dzirciema street 16, March 10, 10:00-11:30 at the Hipokrāta auditorium. For more information please visit: http://www.rsu.lv/studentiem/9846-asv-profesora-vieslekcija-par-asv-prezidenta-velesanam-un-arpolitiku
  • The European Union (EU) House, Aspazijas boulevard 28, March 10, 15:00-16:30, on the 2nd floor. For more information please visit: http://esmaja.lv/

An expert on American politics and elections, Dr. Sracic is a frequent contributor to newspaper opinion pages in the United States. His articles on American and international politics and law have appeared in The Washington Post, USA Today, Bloomberg, Inside Higher Ed., The Atlantic.com, and Cnn.com. He also appears regularly on broadcast media and has been interviewed for CNN and NPR. In 2015, he recorded a TEDx talk entitled Ohio, the Swing State (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1HNNytCdjM ) Dr. Sracic holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University, and an A.B. in Political Science and Economics from Albright College. Dr. Sracic’s latest article in The Washington Post “Okay, so what would a Trump presidency be like?” can be found here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/03/02/okay-so-what-would-a-trump-presidency-be-like/

More information is available at: http://web.ysu.edu/gen/class/Dr._Paul_A._Sracic_Chair_m103.html