President’s Panel on Politics and Policy

Jason Johnson, PhD, is a political contributor for MSNBC, host at SiriusXM radio, politics editor for TheRoot.com, and professor of politics and journalism at Morgan State University. His topics range from politics to pop culture.

Tuesday, Dec. 10
SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms

7:45 to 8:15 a.m. — Breakfast
8:15 to 9:30 a.m. — Program and Q&A

Jason Johnson, PhD, is a political contributor for MSNBC, host at SiriusXM radio, politics editor for theRoot.com, and professor of politics and journalism at Morgan State University. His topics range from politics to pop culture.

Dr. Johnson will speak about how the issues of race and diversity are impacting the current presidential administration and how these issues will impact the 2020 presidential campaigns.

Registration will be available soon.

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The President's Panel on Politics and Policy is a speaker series examining issues important to the UMB community that are likely to be affected by the Trump administration and Congress.

With so much at stake in terms of health and higher education policy, federal budget priorities, and issues of civil rights and social justice, President Jay A. Perman, MD, encourages the UMB community to take part in these timely conversations.

Past Speakers

March 5, 2019 - Covering the Trump Presidency

Maggie Haberman, The New York Times White House correspondent and CNN political analyst

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Nov. 27, 2018 - National Politics and Community Organizing

Barbara Mikulski, MSW ’65, Johns Hopkins University professor of public policy, former U.S. senator from Maryland

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May 1, 2018 - The Intersection of Federal Policy and State Priorities 

Former Maryland governors Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and Parris N. Glendening
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Oct. 31, 2017 - Creating Change

Derreck Kayongo, Business Visionary, Global Soap Project Founder and CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights
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May 2, 2017 – Federal Budget Outlook

Matt Hourihan, American Association for the Advancement of Science
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March 21, 2017 – Higher Education

Goldie Blumenstyk, The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Feb. 28, 2017 – Social Justice

Frank Bruni, The New York Times
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Jan. 31, 2017 – Health Care

Karen Fisher, JD, Chief Public Policy Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges
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