Faculty Spotlight

Morning Sessions (10:15a -11:30a)

A Practical Guide to Tackling Misinformation

Learn why we are all susceptible to believing misinformation and what we can do protect ourselves in this session led by Professor Claire Wardle, a leader in the field of misinformation, verification and user-generated content. Claire will also share some strategies for talking to friends and family who might be "falling down the rabbit hole" of conspiratorial thinking.

Claire Wardle, Professor of the Practice of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Instructor-led Session | Hybrid | Morning (10:15a - 11:30a)

Location: List Art, Room 120 (64 College Street, Providence, RI 02912) and Zoom/Livestream

Afternoon sessions (1:15p - 2:30p)

Election 2024: Expectations and Potential Surprises

This session will review the upcoming 2024 elections at the local, state and national level, including a focus on the presidential election and the battle for party control of the U.S. Congress.

Wendy J. Schiller 
Alison S. Ressler Professor of Political Science
Director, Taubman Center for American Politics & Policy
Professor of Public & International Affairs

Instructor-led Session | In-Person | Afternoon (1:15p - 2:30p)

Location: MacMillan Hall, Room 117 (167 Thayer Street)