On April 1st, Professor Marc Hetherington, of the Political Science Department at UNC-Chapel Hill presented our monthly public lecture. It is entitled “Why We Can’t Just Get Along: The Partisan Divide in a Period of Intense Polarization.”
Professor Hetherington has authored or co-authored six books, three on partisan polarization, discussing the evolution of this divide over the past two decades. In addition, his work includes volumes on political trust and public policy more generally.
A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, our spreaker received his PhD from the University of Texas. His academic career has included appointments at Vanderbilt, Bowdoin College, Princeton and the University of Virginia.