The League of Women Voters of Geneva opens its annual luncheon series on Tuesday, Oct. 7 with Iva Deutchman, professor of political science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She will speak on “The Effects of the President on the Economy.”
Deutchman holds a Ph.D. and a master’s degree in political science from the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University in political science and economics. She is a professor of 20 plus years who has written a long list of publications in major journals, the latest of which is “Fundamentalist Christians, Raunch Culture and Post-industrial Capitalism,” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, Summer 2008. Anticipated in the spring of 2009 is “Five Factions, Two Parties: Caucus Membership in the House of Representatives, 1994- 2002,” Congress and the Presidency, Spring 2009 (with DeWayne Lucas).
In addition to scholarly publications, she has been cited in various publications such as The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, Time magazine, USA Today and the Philadelphia Inquirer. She has appeared live on National Public Radio (NPR) programs as well as dozens of others local radio shows throughout the U.S. and Australia.
The program will be held at the Geneva Presbyterian Church beginning at 11:45 a.m. and is open to the public. The catered lunch costs $8 and reservations are required. For reservations contact Judy Curtis at 789-4895 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deutchman will also give an election talk at the Geneva Public Library, on October 19.