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Professor Justin Gross speaks at the 2016 University of Massachusetts President’s Forum

(from left to right: Emily Rooney, Professor Justin Gross, Kirsten Hughes, Professor Frank Talty, Professor Erin O’Brien, President Marty Meehan, and Benjamin Browning)

UMass President Marty Meehan convened the President's Forum at UMass Club on June 9. The 2016 Presidential Election Roundtable included our Assistant Professor of Political Science Justin Gross, who is also a member of UMass Amherst’s interdisciplinary faculty community known as the Computational Social Science Institute. Professor Gross shared his research findings on Twitter and elections. Other speakers included:

  • Host of WGBH’s “Beat the Press”, Emily Rooney (moderator)

  • Massachusetts State Senator, Benjamin Browning

  • Chair of the Massachusetts Republican Party, Kristen Hughes

  • Associate Professor of Political Science at UMass Boston, Dr. Erin O’ Brien

  • Assistant Dean of the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Social Science at UMass Lowell, Dr. Frank Talty


Justin Gross with fellow speakers at the 2016 Presidential Election Roundtable (from left to right: Professor Justin Gross, Professor Frank Talty, Kirsten Hughes, Professor Erin O’Brien, and Benjamin Browning)

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