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UNM Political Science Professor Analyzes Midterm Elections

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Lonna Atkeson

Lonna Atkeson

Lonna Atkeson, a professor of Political Science at the University of New Mexico will talk about the U.S. Midterm elections and their possible im-pact on this state at the luncheon meeting on December 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

Atkeson is considered a national expert in the field of election administration and in conjunction with others has recently published an article on “Balancing Fraud Prevention and Elector Participation: Attitudes Toward Voter Identification” in Social Science Quarterly.

At UNM, she teaches courses in political behavior, public opinion, elections and undergraduate and graduate research methods and design. In addition to teaching, she conducts research in a number of subfields of political science including elections, campaigns, election administration, public opinion, political behavior, the media, political psychology, state politics, gender politics and political methodology.

Everyone is welcome at the luncheon, but you must make a reservation by 10 a.m. on Monday, December 10. You can call in your reservation to the league office at (505) 884-8441 or email lunch@lwvcnm.org. Cost of lunch is $22.