The Political Circus Year-End Spectacular!

THU // DEC 12
We've learned a lot in 2019 during Political Circus -- and during, you know, all the actual crazy sh*t that went down. Join us for the final Political Circus of 2019 for a wrap-up of the year, an insanely elegant summary of tons and tons of political science, and a sneak preview of how these lessons can inform us as we head into 2020! Also feat. circus, of course, and a very special kickoff of our 2020 election year plans!
 
This is a series about the decades (sometimes centuries) of political research that can help us understand what our political structures are actually doing, why, and how (and whether) to change them. We examine the research and discoveries behind questions like: What does "majority rule" even mean and what are the consequences of it? Are we actually getting more polarized? Why, despite the historical records in the midterm election, do so many candidates and leaders still look the same?

Doors 6:30 PM, show 7:00 PM.
Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door.
21+
This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come, first-served.
REFUND POLICY: Tickets may be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event.

About the host:

Andrea Jones-Rooy, Ph.D., is a professor, circus performer, standup comedian, and diversity consultant. She earned a Ph.D. in political science and complex systems at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and has taught at Carnegie Mellon, NYU Shanghai, and NYU, where she is currently their Director of Undergraduate study and teaches their flagship course, Data Science for Everyone. Andrea has also conducted research for FiveThirtyEight, the Santa Fe Institute, and many (many) companies on data science, social science, and diversity. This recent New York Post video about her sums up the whole thing pretty well.

 

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