Democracy and the 2022 Midterm Elections, Part II

January 18, 2023 6:30 pm

Kane Hall (Room 120)

Video Archive

Join UW Professor Jacob Grumbach for the second and final lecture on the 2022 midterm elections. In this talk, he will address the election results as well as ways we can protect and improve American democracy through reforming the Constitution, updating election laws, and revitalizing the labor movement. 

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About the speaker

Jake Grumbach

UW Faculty Lecturer

Jacob M. Grumbach is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington and a Faculty Associate with the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies. Grumbach’s research focuses on the political economy of U.S. democracy, with an emphasis on public policy, racial and economic inequality, American federalism, and statistical methods. His book, Laboratories of Democracy was published in July of 2022. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, American Journal of Public Health, Business & Politics, Election Law Journal, Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Perspectives on Politics, and Political Research Quarterly. Previously, Grumbach was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University. He received his PhD from UC Berkeley in 2018.

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