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Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies


AU Experts Forecast the 2016 Election


Tuesday, November 17th

11:30 AM Lunch

12:00 PM Discussion begins
SIS Founders Room, American University


Panel to include:

Glen Bolger

 Partner and co-founder of Public Opinion Strategies and CCPS Research Fellow


Anna Greenberg

 Senior Vice President of Greenberg, Quinlan, Rosner and CCPS Research Fellow


Jennifer L. Lawless

 Professor of Government and Director of the Women & Politics Institute


Allan Lichtman

Distinguished Professor of History and author of The Keys to the White House, (forthcoming early 2016, Rowman & Littlefield)

David N. Wasserman

U.S. House Editor, Cook Political Report

 Moderated by:

James A. Thurber

Director, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
and Distinguished University Professor at American University

Lunch will be provided
Please RSVP to or 202-885-2903


2015 Events

CCPS Alumni Reception: Your Success is Our Success!

October 8, 2015
6:00 PM
Mary Graydon Center 2-5

You are invited to join the Campaign Management, Public Affairs & Advocacy, and European Public Affairs & Advocacy Institutes in celebration of three decades of success! Mingle with former classmates and hear from CCPS faculty and AU notables. RSVP to

Please click here for parking information, maps, and directions to the University.

The Obama Administration: Legal Issues Involving the Use of Military Force

Thursday, April 23
American University
Kay Spiritual Life Center Lounge

Panel to Include:

  • Chris Edelson: Assistant Professor of Government, School of Public Affairs at American University
  • Lou Fisher: Scholar in Residence, The Constitution Project
  • Shoon Murray: Associate Professor, School of International Service at American University

Moderated by Professor James A. Thurber, Director, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies and Distinguished University Professor.

Please RSVP to or 202-885-3491

Keynote Address by Gary King to Honor Distinguished Alumnus Jeff Gill

Professor Gary King, Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor, Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences at Harvard University presented his research on the Chinese censorship apparatus, at a keynote given on January 30th.

View Professor King’s presentation

Learn More about Gary King

Learn More about Jeff Gill

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