Badger Café: The State of the 2020 Presidential Election

February 21 - 12:15AM - 2:00AM
UW-Fox Valley, Room 1229, 1478 Midway Road, Menasha, WI
Cost: Free

About the event

What can you expect during the upcoming presidential election? Find out at this talk by a UW–Madison professor — an expert on American politics — and be in the know about the factors that will affect it.

The speaker

Barry Burden, professor, UW–Madison Department of Political Science; director, Elections Research Center.

About the speaker

Among other works and accomplishments, Burden is author of Personal Roots of Representation, has published articles in journals such as the American Political Science Review, and has cofounded the Election Administration Project. He earned his doctorate at Ohio State University and was a faculty member at Harvard University before joining the UW faculty in 2006. His areas of interest include electoral politics, public opinion, political parties, representation, U.S. Congress, and quantitative methodology.

6:15 p.m. Welcoming reception and registration
6:30–7:30 p.m. Presentation by Barry Burden
7:30–7:45 p.m. Audience Q & A
8 p.m. Event concludes

This event is free and open to all, but registration is strongly encouraged. Light refreshments will be served.

Presented by the Wisconsin Alumni Association® (WAA) in partnership with the WAA: Fox Valley Chapter, this Badger Café offers a great way to stay connected with the university and learn from an expert in his field.

Questions? Contact Jordan Langer at or 608-308-5430.

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