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‘Politics is for Power,’ author to speak at Bryant

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On April 29, Bryant University Hillel and Bryant University Council on Jewish Life and Culture will host a visit from Eitan D. Hersh, Ph.D., author of “Politics is for Power” and “Hacking the Electorate: How Campaigns Perceive Voters.” Hersh, a professor of political science at Tufts University, will speak on civic participation, voting rights and the relationship between election rules, strategies and voter behavior.

Hersh’s lecture will be held at the Ronald K. and Kati C. Machtley Interfaith Center at the Bryant Campus, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m.; it will be followed by a book signing.

The lecture is part of an ongoing commitment to a vibrant Jewish life and culture on the Bryant campus; additional co-hosts and supporting organizations include the Bryant Honors Program, Student Alumni Association, Council for Jewish Life and Culture, and the departments of Communications, History, Social Science and Analytics. 

To register, please contact the Bryant events staff at ccoronad@bryant.edu or 401-232-6139. 

The event is open to the public.