Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Dr. Darryl Lamont Roberts to Discuss Barack Obama and Challenges to the American Presidency in Tuskegee

Dr. Darryl Lamont Roberts to Discuss Barack Obama and Challenges to the American Presidency in Tuskegee

The public is invited to “Barack Obama and Challenges to the American Presidency: The Price of the Ticket,” a talk by Dr. Darryl Lamont Roberts, Associate Professor of History and Political Science at Tuskegee University and Chief Executive Officer of CAMPAIGNANALYTICA, LLC, on Thursday, February 19 at noon at the Tuskegee History Center (104 South Elm Street, Tuskegee.)

Barack Obama's election as President of the United States was historic for a number of reasons, including the use of social media in fundraising and the engagement of young people.  Dr. Roberts will offer an analysis of the elections and the presidency from his unique perspective as a political scientist and direct involvement in electoral politics, as well as thoughts on the critical role of young people in our democracy today. 

Darryl Lamont Roberts earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Cornell University, was Chair of the Tuskegee University Political Science from 1993-1997, and Associate Professor at Tuskegee University since 1993. Dr. Roberts has had appointments at Harvard University, Cornell University, Duke University, and the London School of Economics and Political Science. Roberts has been involved in electoral politics for more than forty years and is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of CAMPAIGNANALYTICA, LLC, a  research organization that has in recent years represented the Honorable Judge Fred Battaglia, Jr. and the Honorable Roger A. Echols in Durham, North Carolina.  

This free program is sponsored by the Tuskegee History Center, the Tuskegee Consulting Group and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University.

For more information on the series, please call 334-724-0800 or visit www.tuskegeecenter.org.

 

Last Updated: February 23, 2015