Public Policy Alumni Chapter to Host ‘Faith Factor’ Panel

Posted: March 8, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For its spring 2007 Signature Event on Friday, March 30, the School of Public Policy’s Alumni Chapter is presenting a panel discussion, “Faith Factor: America, Religion and the 2008 Elections.” The event is free and open to all.

Panelists are:

  • Mark Rozell, School of Public Policy professor and author or co-author of several books, including “Interest Groups in American Campaigns: The New Face of Electioneering” and “Second Coming: The New Christian Right in Virginia Politics”

  • Susan Tolchin, School of Public Policy professor and author of several books, including “The Angry American – How Voter Rage is Changing the Nation”

  • David Masci, senior research fellow at the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, where he is the in-house expert on church-state issues

  • Gregory A. Smith, research fellow at the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life who is working on a book about Catholic politics

The discussion will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the Arlington Campus in the Original Building, Room 329.

A free social hour with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar precedes the discussion at 6 p.m.

Donations to chapter activities, such as student scholarships, are welcome. Free parking is available in the Mason lot. RSVP to sppalum@gmu.edu by March 22.

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