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Marjorie Hershey

Political Science

Expert Bio

Marjorie Hershey has written extensively on political parties and campaigns, including the ways in which media interpret election results. She has written four books (one in its 17th edition) and several dozen articles in professional journals. Her most recent work is on party activists and also on media coverage of the Trump campaign and presidency.

Her Ph.D. is from the University of Wisconsin in political science and her undergraduate degree is from the University of Michigan in journalism. She’s received 16 teaching awards.

Areas of Expertise

Elections, political party organizations, party identification, media coverage of elections, campaign finance.

Other Information

Hershey is a volunteer with the Hoosier Hills Food Bank, the Hoosier-to-Hoosier Sale and other local nonprofits.

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