The Future of the Republican Party

Levitt Center for University Advancement and Livestream (see link)
Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 7:00 PM
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The Future of the Republican Party is one of a series of events being hosted by the Public Policy Center and the College of Law, in collaboration with the Iowa Board of Regents, to highlight divergent but compelling voices on important issues impacting public policy and our communities. Series topics include: Free Speech and Social Media (Sept 22), The Future of the Democratic Party (Oct 14), and The Future of the Republican Party (Nov 10).

These events are free and open to the public. For those not able to attend in person, the events will be both livestreamed and archived on the Public Policy Center website. Links to the livestream and recordings are in the individual event pages.

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
Session Details Speakers
7:00 PM Free Speech and Social Media
  1. Carl Szabo
  2. Mike Davis
  3. Traci Griffith
  4. Amy Sinclair
  5. Zach Wahls
  1. Todd Pettys (Moderator)
Thursday, October 14th, 2021
Session Details Speakers
7:00 PM The Future of the Democratic Party
  1. Seung Min Kim
  2. Thomas Holbrook
  3. Larry Grisolano
  4. David Loebsack
  5. Stacey Walker
  6. Eric Gjerde
  7. Nick Salazar
  8. Lindsay James
  1. Tracy Osborn (Moderator)
Wednesday, November 10th, 2021
Session Details Speakers
7:00 PM The Future of the Republican Party
  1. Terry Nelson
  2. Alan Abromowitz
  3. David Young
  4. Chris Hagenow
  5. Michael Bousselot
  6. Joe Mitchell
  1. Tom Rice (Moderator)
  • Alan Abromowitz

    Alben W. Barkley Professor of Political Science, Emory University

  • Michael Bousselot

    Representative, Iowa House District 37

  • Mike Davis

    Founder and President, Internet Accountability Project

  • Eric Gjerde

    State Representative, Iowa District 67

  • Traci Griffith

    Associate Professor, Simmons University, Secretary, National ACLU Board

  • Larry Grisolano

    President and CEO, AKPD Message & Media

  • Chris Hagenow

    Vice President, Iowans for Tax Relief

  • Thomas Holbrook

    Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Lindsay James

    State Representative, Iowa District 99

  • Seung Min Kim

    White House Reporter, Washington Post

  • David Loebsack

    Former US House Representative for the State of Iowa

  • Joe Mitchell

    Representative, Iowa House District 84

  • Terry Nelson

    Founding/Managing Partner, FP1 Strategies

  • Nick Salazar

    State Director, League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa

  • Amy Sinclair

    State Senator, Iowa District 14

  • Carl Szabo

    Vice President & General Counsel, NetChoice

  • Zach Wahls

    State Senator, Iowa District 37

  • Stacey Walker

    Supervisor, Linn County Board of Supervisors

  • David Young

    Former US House Representative for the State of Iowa

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Leslie Gannon at (319) 335-6817 or leslie-gannon@uiowa.edu.