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Baker Cafe: Hijacking the Agenda with Dr. Jana Morgan

The Center will host Dr. Jana Morgan for a Baker Cafe, where she will present on economic power and political influence in the U.S. Morgan is Professor of Political Science as well as the Politics and International Relations Editor for the Latin American Research Review. In this Baker Cafe she will discuss her research, which uses text analysis of over 500 million words spoken in Congress across two decades along with in-depth analysis of policy processes to demonstrate how economic power influences the congressional agenda and policy outcomes in ways that privilege the wealthy.

Come for the crazy quotes from members of Congress, stay for the insights into power and policymaking. Join us Friday, October 29th from 10:00 to 11:00 am for light refreshments and discussion in the Center's Toyota Auditorium. Join us via webcast here.

 

Friday, October 29 at 10:00am to 11:00am

Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, Toyota Auditorium
1640 Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37996

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Topic

Humanities & Social Sciences, Law & Policy

Tags

research

Website

http://bakercenter.utk.edu/

Department
Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy
Hashtag

#BakerCafe

Contact Name

Elizabeth Woody

Contact Email

ewoody2@utk.edu

Contact Phone

865-974-0931

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