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GLNS hosting 'U.S. Presidential Debate: Analysis and Commentary' symposium on Oct. 3
09-20-12

Dr. Brian Carso
The Misericordia University Government Law and National Security program is hosting the symposium, “U.S. Presidential Debate: Analysis and Commentary,’’ on Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 9-11 p.m. in Dudrick Room 216 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall on campus. The event is open free to the public, and refreshments will be served.

The symposium will provide the campus community and members of the general public an opportunity to watch the first nationally televised debate between the two presidential candidates on a big screen and to participate in a post-debate discussion with political science and history scholars, Brian Carso, J.D., Ph.D., associate professor of history and director of the Government Law and National Security program, and Lawrence Goldstone, Ph.D., a well-known author of narrative history and historical fiction who holds a doctorate in constitutional studies from the New School of New York City.

Dr. Goldstone has written several books on legal history and numerous articles of social and political commentary in national publications. Dr. Carso has written on legal history, American politics and constitutionalism. His background also includes work on organizing the 2004 GOP convention in New York City.