August 16, 2010
Join Us in Boston!
The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
proudly presents the
Third Annual Cole Lecture in Contemporary Issues
"Public Opinion and Politics"
Associate Professor of Political Science
Thursday, September 23, 2010
University of Massachusetts Club
225 Franklin St.
5:30 pm - Cash Bar, complimentary hors d'oeuvres and networking
6:00 pm - Lecture
About the Speaker
Brian Schaffner’s research interests focus on American politics,
with a particular concentration on political campaigns, elections, and public opinion.
A frequent contributer to Pollster.com, he has served as a program officer
for the political science program at the National Science Foundation,
is co-author of Politics, Parties, and Elections in America (6th edition) and
co-editor of Winning With Words: The Origins and Impact of Political Framing.
The Cole Lecture in Contemporary Issues is funded by
Robert C. Cole Jr. ’59 (psychology) and his wife, Margaret.
This lecture series aims to engage UMass Amherst alumni with faculty
whose current research has a direct impact on world issues.
Mark your calendar today as space is limited!