Carleton Connects: Steven Schier on The Trump Presidency

12 December 2017

Join Carleton Connects as we hear guest Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, present findings from his newly released book, “The Trump Presidency: Outsider in the Oval Office”. An expert in American politics, Schier will share his insight on President Trump’s campaign and administration in this first year and going forward.  Schier, who came to Carleton in 1981, recently retired from teaching in 2016. He is the recent co-author of “The Trump Presidency: Outsider in the Oval Office.”

This program took place on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

About the Speaker

Professor Schier completed his PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His interests are primarily in American politics, including interest groups, elections, Congress, the presidency, and political parties. He is the author of several books, including: By Invitation Only: The Rise of Exclusive Politics in the United States (2000), You Call This an Election? America’s Peculiar Democracy (2003), and Panorama of a Presidency: How George W. Bush Acquired and Spent his Political Capital (2009). He edited The Postmodern Presidency: Bill Clinton’s Legacy in American Politics (2000), High Risk and Big Ambition: The Early Presidency of George W. Bush(2004), Transforming America: Barack Obama in the White House (2011), and coedited of The American Elections of 2008 (2009), American Government and Popular Discontent: Stability Without Success (2012) coauthored with Todd Eberly, and The American Elections of 2012, edited by Janet Box-Steffensmeier and Steven E. Schier. Professor Schier was appointed a Fulbright Distinguished Professor of American Studies at Uppsala University in Sweden for January-June 2014. He can sometimes be heard on the air as political analyst for KSTP television in Minneapolis. He teaches courses in American politics and methodology.

To learn more about Professor Schier, visit his profile here.