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Visiting Professor Outlines Presidential Race

Visiting Professor Outlines Presidential Race

Visiting Professor, Dr. Caroline Tolbert
February 1, 2012 – The Distinguished Speaker Series gets political with its latest lecturer.

Dr. Caroline Tolbert, professor of political science at the University of Iowa, will present “Iowa, New Hampshire or South Carolina? Picking Presidential Candidates in 2012” at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Central Park Campus Conference Center, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney.

Dr. Tolbert is the author of more than six books, as well as dozens of articles in scholarly journals. Her research explores political behavior, elections and representation widely defined. Dr. Tolbert was the general program chair of the 2008 Midwest Political Science Association Meeting. She is also the former co-director of The University of Iowa Hawkeye Poll.

Dr. Tolbert was named the solo Collegiate Scholar by the University of Iowa in 2009.  The award is given to top faculty members standing for promotion to Full Professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Science for Excellence in research and teaching.

All Distinguished Speaker Series events are free and open to the public. Her lecture will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

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