Where: Kimmel 912
The election is over, the pieces have fallen into place, and Donald Trump is the President-Elect. His campaign was marked by boastful promises, often controversial rhetoric, and a loud commitment to "Make America Great Again". What will these translate into across the next four years? What are the biggest challenges that the incoming Administration will face and tackle? What can Americans and the international community expect? With a wayward economic recovery, tough foreign policy and immigration challenges, visible social divisions, and the growing threat of climate change, what will America look like in 2020?
Mary Kissel (Editorial Board, Wall Street Journal) and Patrick Egan (Associate Professor of Politics, NYU) will be joining The Review and Debates at NYU to discuss "What's Next for America Under Trump?". A Q&A session will follow our discussion, and as always dinner will be served!
Mary Kissel is a Wall Street Journal editorial board member, host of “Opinion Journal” on WSJ Video, and co-host of the editorial page’s “Foreign Edition” podcast. An editorial writer and former foreign correspondent, she has reported from Europe, Asia-Pacific, Australasia and America. Ms. Kissel joined the Journal in Hong Kong in 2004 as a financial columnist and served as Asia opinion editor from 2005 to 2010, directing commentary on more than 20 countries. She joined the editorial board in New York in 2011. A foreign policy expert, her work promotes free markets and free peoples. Ms. Kissel has written for the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Spectator Australia and World Affairs. Her television appearances include ABC, Australian Broadcasting, BBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business, Fox News and MSNBC. Ms. Kissel started her career at Goldman Sachs in New York and London. She holds a master’s degree in international affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a bachelor’s degree in government from Harvard College.
Patrick J. Egan specializes in public opinion, political institutions and their relationship in American politics. He is author of Partisan Priorities: How Issue Ownership Drives and Distorts American Politics (Cambridge, 2013) and co-editor of Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy (Oxford, 2008). In 2012, he received the NYU Golden Dozen Award in recognition for his outstanding contribution to learning in the classroom. Before entering academia, he served as an Assistant Deputy Mayor of Policy and Planning in the office of Philadelphia Mayor Edward Rendell. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from UC Berkeley and a master’s degree in public affairs from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School.