UC Connect:The Dis-United States - Clinton v Trump

21 July 2016

An upcoming UC Connect free public lecture will focus on the raucous 2016 Presidential election in the United States, which is causing headlines around the world.

UC Connect:The Dis-United States - Clinton v Trump

University of Canterbury academic Dr Amy Fletcher will discuss the upcoming American presidential election and the implications of the decision for United States Foreign Policy and US-NZ relations.

An upcoming UC Connect free public lecture will focus on the raucous 2016 Presidential election in the United States, which is causing headlines around the world.

University of Canterbury academic Dr Amy Fletcher will discuss the Hilary Clinton-Bernie Sanders divide, the Donald Trump candidacy and a divided Republican party, the angry voter, and the implications of the decision on 8 November for United States Foreign Policy and US-NZ relations.

Dr Fletcher is an Associate Professor in the Political Science department at the University of Canterbury.  Prior to moving to New Zealand to take up a teaching post in 2000, she worked as a legislative assistant in the US House of Representatives. 

Born in Huntsville, Alabama, while her father was stationed there to work on the Moon test rockets in the 1960s, she has had a lifelong interest in US politics, space and technology policy, and US foreign policy. At UC she teaches courses on contemporary American Government and public policy. 

UC Connect public lecture: The Dis-United States? Clinton vs. Trump and the impact on New Zealand, Associate Professor Amy Fletcher, University of Canterbury, Monday 25 July, 7pm.

Register to attend at: www.canterbury.ac.nz/ucconnect

For further information please contact:
Margaret Agnew, Senior External Relations Advisor, University of Canterbury
Ph: (03) 364 2775 | Mobile: 027 5030 168 | margaret.agnew@canterbury.ac.nz
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