Boosters, Bridges, and Budgets: Looking ahead in State and National Politics in 2022
In this talk, Political Analyst Wendy J. Schiller, the Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence in Political Science and Director of the Taubman Center for American Politics & Policy, will discuss federal and state responses to public needs in the short and long term, as well as the tax and budgetary implications of local and national spending. She will also discuss what the political landscape might look like leading into a midterm congressional election year.
She did her undergraduate work in political science at the University of Chicago, served on the staff of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Governor Mario Cuomo, and then earned her Ph.D. from the University of Rochester. After fellowships at the Brookings Institution and Princeton University, she came to Brown in 1994. She teaches popular courses titled The American Presidency, Introduction to the American Political Process, and Congress and Public Policy.
Includes Q & A