BOGOTA, N.J. — Local political pundits will weigh-in on the 2016 elections Friday, Jan. 29, at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton.
Moderated by Bogota native William "Pat" Schuber, former Bergen County Executive and Bergen LEADS seminar director, the session runs from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Speaking will be Peter Woolley, Professor of Comparative Politics at Fairleigh Dickinson University; and Brigid Callahan Harrison, Professor of Political Science and Law at Montclair State University.
Woolley is co-founder and executive director of FDU's independent survey research group, PublicMind. His research in public opinion and his political commentary have been cited in news outlets including the Sydney Morning Herald, Washington Post, Miami Herald, Trenton Times, NJN, CNN and Alaska's Ketchikan Daily News.
Harrison is a frequent commentator in print and electronic media on U.S. politics, provides regular political analysis to major news outlets and writes a weekly column on New Jersey politics in the Sunday edition of The Record. Her editorials have appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Star-Ledger and The Press of Atlantic City. Harrison's research interests include Congress and the Presidency, and American public opinion. She is an expert on the politics of the Millennial Generation.