During this election year in the United States, the airwaves and water cooler discussions are full of speculation about the presidential race. To help put the public debate in perspective, the Monterey Institute has invited Dr. David Brady, a renowned expert in the field of voter behavior and election history, to give a lecture on March 28, 2012 titled “Reading the Tea Leaves: Making Sense of the 2012 U.S. Presidential Campaign.” The lecture will be held at the Irvine Auditorium on 499 Pierce Street and starts at 5:30 pm. The lecture is sponsored by the Institute’s eMIISsaries affinity group and is free and open to the public. Arrive early for best seating.
Dr. David Brady is the deputy director of the Hoover Institute. He is also a popular and extremely well respected professor at Stanford University who has won numerous teaching and service awards during his quarter century at Stanford. Dr. Brady is a sought-after public speaker and has published eight books and more than 100 papers. His current research focuses on the political history of the US Congress, the history of US election results, and public policy processes in general.