Professor from the U.S. Will Discuss U.S. Presidential Elections of 2016

downloadOn March 8th, 2016 Vytautas Magnus University students will have an extraordinary opportunity to hear dr. Paul Sracic’s lecture ‘‘The 2016 Presidential Election and U.S. Foreign Policy‘‘. Paul Sracic is Professor and Chair of the Department of Politics and International Relations at Youngstown State University in Ohio.

Dr. Sracic was selected as 2009 Fulbright Scholar in Japan, and spent a year teaching at the University of Tokyo. Dr. Sracic holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University, and an A.B. in Political Science and Economics from Albright College.  Dr. Sracic has given lectures at the U.S. Embassies in Tokyo, Beijing, and Brussels. He has also been interviewed on CNN and NPR.  In 2015, he recorded a TEDx talk entitled Ohio, the Swing State.

During the lecture professor will share his insights about U.S. president elections of 2016: voting system, candidates and their campaigns, implications of U.S. presidential elections to U.S. foreign policy.

The lecture will be held in VMU, Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy in Gedimino g. 44, room 302, 13 o‘clock.  The lecture will be held in English.