Miller Center

The Elections of 2012

Sidney M. Milkis Sidney M. Milkis
David  Mayhew David Mayhew
Nicole  Mellow Nicole Mellow
Michael  Nelson Michael Nelson
Marian  Currinder Marian Currinder

Speakers: Sidney M. Milkis, David Mayhew, Nicole Mellow, Michael Nelson, Marian Currinder
Date: February 18, 2013
Time: 11:00 AM

In a special Presidents' Day event, the Miller Center will host a roundtable discussion of the forthcoming edited volume, The Elections of 2012, due to be published in March 2013.  Participants include the Miller Center's Oral History Program Senior Fellow and Editor Michael Nelson, Rhodes College, as well as chapter authors Nicole Mellow, Williams College; Marian Currinder, Georgetown University; and David Mayhew, Yale University.  The session will be moderated by the Miller Center's Director of Democracy & Governance Studies, Sid Milkis.

Bringing together top-flight scholars to reflect on and analyze all aspects of the 2012 elections,The Elections of 2012 delivers a nuanced breakdown of the outcomes, implications, and consequences of yet another momentous political contest. Whether discussing particular races or taking a broader look at national trends, contributors captivate students with stories and political drama, yet weave in important scholarship and expert analysis. Each selection offers readers historical perspective, as well as a forward look to implications for the political system.