Penn State Harrisburg panel explores candidates' stances on inequality

October 15, 2012

Examining the presidential candidates’ stances on issues of inequality in income and opportunity, is the next topic in Penn State Harrisburg’s 2012 election-year series, “Academic Perspectives on the Election Season,” at noon Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Gallery Lounge, W-107 Olmsted Building. The series is free and open to the public.

Kamini Maraj Grahame, associate professor of sociology, will moderate the panel, which includes faculty members Kenneth Cunningham, associate professor of sociology; Rosalie Rodriguez, president of the Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education and special assistant to the president for diversity and inclusion at Juniata College; and Matthew Woessner, associate professor of political science and public policy.

Future presentations are:
-- "Foreign Policy and Terrorism" – moderator: Paul Thompson, senior lecturer in homeland security (Oct. 31)
-- "Post-Election Wrap-Up" – moderator: Steven Peterson, director, School of Public Affairs (Nov. 7)

For information, visit the event calendar or contact Krista Strickler at



  • Wednesday's talk will focus on 'Academic Perspectives on the Election Season.'

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Last Updated October 16, 2012