The Trump Effect: What Sociologists Can Tell Us About the 2016 Election

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Featuring Professors Katrinell Davis, Lutz Kaelber, Tom Macias, Tom Streeter, and Jennifer Strickler.

How do we understand the sociological factors that led to the election of Donald Trump? What role did the media play? How will Trump’s presidency affect issues such as reproductive rights, immigration, and the social safety net?

The University of Vermont's sociology faculty will explore the social forces that define our current moment.

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