Iva Deutchman, professor of political science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will be interviewed on Thursday, Oct. 4, by Bob Smith of “1370 Connection,” a program of WXXI radio in Rochester, N.Y. They will discuss the first presidential debate that will occur on Oct. 3.
The show airs on 1370 AM radio from noon to 2 p.m., and repeats from 9 to 11 p.m. It is simulcast Wednesdays at 1 p.m. on City 12 cable. Deutchman is expected to be interviewed at 1 p.m.
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 worked on two continents (Australia and North America). She has a long list of publications in major journals, the latest of which are “Electoral Challenges of Moderate Factions: Main Streeters and Blue Dogs, 1994- 2008,” The Forum, Vol. 8: Iss2, Article 2 (2010) (with DeWayne Lucas); “Five Factions, Two Parties: Caucus Membership in the House of Representatives, 1994- 2002,” Congress and the Presidency, 36:62-84, 2009 (with colleague DeWayne Lucas); and “Fundamentalist Christians, Raunch Culture and Post-industrial Capitalism,” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, Summer 2008.
Deutchman will be a participant on “The 2012 Election” panel at the Northeast Political Science Association Meeting in November. Last year, with Associate Professor of Political Science DeWayne Lucas, she presented a paper, “The Tea Party Congressional Caucus versus the Republican Study Committee,” at the Northeast Political Science Association Meeting. Deutchman was also a panel chair and discussant of “The Republican Party and ‘Big Tent/Small Tent’ Politics” at the Northeast Political Science Association Meeting in 2010.
She has been a senior lecturer and visiting scholar at the University of Melbourne numerous times. Deutchman’s expertise in Australia has been cited in U.S.-based publications as well as in Australia in The Australian, The Age, Australian Time and Arena. Most recently, she taught a graduate course on “President Barack Obama and the World” at the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2010.