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Events IOP in Action
October 7, 2021

Strengthening American Democracy: Overcoming the Challenges Women Face in Running for Office

Join us for a presentation from Christina Reynolds, the Vice President of EMILY’s List, an organization dedicated to electing pro-choice women to public office in the first of the IOP’s Strengthening American Democracy Speaker series. Christina is the co-author, with EMILY’s List former President Stephanie Schriock, of Run to Win: Lessons in Leadership for Women Changing the World. Her presentation will focus on the challenges that women face in the electoral arena and how candidates and organizations that support them can work to overcome those challenges.

Events IOP in Action
October 5, 2021

Engaged Education: Integrating Art and Civics

Join the IOP@FSU as Dr. Sara Scott Shields and Dr. Rachel Fendler discuss their work with interdisciplinary teams at schools in historically underrepresented and marginalized communities. We’ll be discussing the key takeaways of this collaborative project and answer questions from our attendees.

Events IOP in Action
September 8, 2021

Who Do You Trust? Public Opinion on Handling the Pandemic

This webinar features a study by Associate Professor of Political Science Amanda Driscoll and political science Ph.D. student Taylor Chewning, using a nationally representative survey to explore how Americans view the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The political scientists will discuss some of the study’s key findings and take questions from attendees.

May 6, 2021

IOP@FSU Discussion with Senator Angus King

Join the IOP@FSU for a discussion with Senator Angus King (I-Maine) hosted by IOP undergraduate fellows and IOP Director Hans Hassell focused on public service, bipartisanship, and civility in politics. Senator Angus King is one of two independents in the U.S. Senate and has represented the State of Maine since 2013. Prior to becoming a US Senator, he served as Governor of Maine, also as an independent, between 1995 and 2003.

April 22, 2021

Political Civility: Encouraging Problem Solving

The IOP@FSU is excited to host Margaret White, Executive Director of No Labels, and former Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT), in an event moderated by the Honorable Al Cardenas. Their discussion will highlight the importance of bipartisanship and political civility and focus on how we can encourage problem solving in a polarized Congress and in our own local communities.