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Upcoming Events

President Biden’s First 100 Days

Join DU Chancellor Jeremy Haefner, the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research and the Center on American Politics in a presentation by political scientists and experts to review President Joe Biden’s First 100 Days in office and the implications for America’s future domestic and foreign policy.

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    May 4, 2021

    11:00 am MT to 12:30 pm MT 

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  • How Our European Allies View America – Apr. 21, 2021

    What do our European allies think of America today – and did the 2020 election change their views? For better or for worse? Some allies have openly worried whether they could trust a country that elected Trump in 2016, even if he left office. Experts present a first review of international public opinion before and after the 2020 election and discuss the implications for American foreign policy in the future.

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  • U.S. and Japan Alliance and Defense Policy – Mar. 31, 2021

    From the East China Sea to the South China Sea, including Hong Kong and Taiwan, the risk of conflict has increased in recent years. Leading foreign policy experts Tsuneo “Nabe” Watanabe, Senior fellow of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation; Dina Smeltz, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; and Professor Lewis Griffith, director of the International Security and Homeland Security Programs at the Korbel School, discuss the threats and options for the U.S.-Japan alliance. The panel was moderated by Floyd Ciruli, director of the Crossley Center. 

    The program is supported by the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research, the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver. 

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  • Free and Open Indo-Pacific: The Quad – Mar. 29, 2021

    Can the Quad shift from a concept to reality? Experts from the U.S. and Japan discuss the potential for a joint strategy and unified actions on important issues in the Indo-Pacific region. Can Japan, the U.S., Australia and India be a defender of the rule of law and democratic values?

    The program is supported by the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research, the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver. 

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  • Free and Open Indo-Pacific and China – Mar. 24, 2021

    A free and open Indo-Pacific from the Northern Pacific to India is a diplomatic, economic and national security goal of the U.S., Japan, and their friends and allies around the world. Experts Professor Koji Murata of Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan, and Suisheng “Sam” Zhao of the Korbel School Center for China-US Cooperation discuss the challenges it faces from China’s broad claims of sovereignty and hostile behavior and aggressive rhetoric witnessed in Hong Kong, Taiwan, the South China Sea and elsewhere. 

    The program is supported by the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research, the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver. 

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  • Sports and International Politics – Mar. 23, 2021

    Nations fight to host an Olympics and Japan’s intent on its delayed event being a success. Professor Koji Murata of Kyoto, Japan, and Professor Tim Sisk of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies discuss what the Olympic Games mean for countries, athletes and the world. 

    The program is supported by the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research, the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver. 

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  • The First Week: Biden vs. Trump – Feb. 9, 2021

    President Joe Biden inherited a formidable set of challenges, from a pandemic still spreading, a crippled economy, a social justice crisis, an injured political system and a weakened position in a threatening world. Former Ambassador Christopher Hill, now at Columbia University; Colorado College professor (retired) and Presidential Scholar Tom Cronin; and Crossley Center Director Floyd Ciruli provide perspectives on the transitions, the inaugurals, and President Trump’s and President Biden’s first weeks in office.

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  • Election Central – Colorado: Blue or Not? – Dec. 15, 2020

    Is Colorado Still Competitive? Will 2022 Produce a Backlash? Colorado’s election experts examine what happens next in Colorado. 

    Panelist: 

    Dick Wadhams– former Republican Chair, consultant, CBS4 commentator and Denver Post columnist 

    Steve Welchert – Veteran consultant to Democratic campaigns and local and statewide ballot issues, political commentator and analyst 

    Professor and Pollster Floyd Ciruli moderated 

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  • UN’s Relevance in the Turbulent 21st Century – Dec. 9, 2020

    The United Nations was sidelined for the U.S. the last four years by the America First policy. Professor Tim Sisk of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and director of the Institute of Comparative and Regional Studies and Professor Akiko Fukushima, a Senior Fellow of the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research discuss their latest work as it relates to the UN’s potential contribution to addressing a host of global problems. Professor Floyd Ciruli moderated the discussion. 

    The program is supported by the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research, the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver. 

  • Foreign Policy Impact of Election: U.S. and Japan – Nov. 11, 2020

    Japan’s leading political analyst and television commentator, Professor Toshihiro Nakayama, describes the U.S. election night results from Japan’s perspective. He was joined in the conversation on the election’s impact on U.S.’s and Japan’s foreign policy by former Ambassador Christopher Hill. 

    This program was supported by the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research, the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver.

  • What Happened? Why? What’s Next? - Nov. 4, 2020

    As the online political journal described it, “Election 2020: Floyd Ciruli, Fritz Mayer examine the misfired polling in DU review.” Korbel School Dean Fritz Mayer and Pollster and Professor Floyd Ciruli reviewed the Nov. 3rd results, the final polling and the political implications.

    The program was sponsored by the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research, the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the Scrivner Institute of Public Policy.

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  • Colorado Political Experts: Two Weeks Out – Oct. 21, 2020

    A panel of top political, policy and media experts discussed the competitive races in Colorado: presidential, senate and congressional, legislature and ballot issues. The panel:

    • Dick Wadhams, former Republican Chair, consultant, CBS4 commentator and Denver Post columnist
    • Sheila MacDonald, veteran consultant to leading Democratic campaigns and numerous local and statewide ballot issues
    • Joey Bunch, editor, senior writer, columnist for Colorado Politics and the new Denver Gazette

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  • Election Night 2020: Long Night, Long Count – Oct. 16, 2020

    A panel of media and election experts on what the election night will look like in Colorado and across the country. The panel:

    • Tim Ryan, veteran 9KUSA Assistant News Director and now Director of Content
    • Shaun Boyd, CBS4 political reporter
    • John Frank, political reporter, Colorado Sun and formerly Denver Post
    • Amber McReynolds, former head of Denver Elections Department and now CEO of National Vote at Home Institute

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  • Forecasting and Who Wins the Presidency and Senate – Oct. 13, 2020

    Jessica Taylor, an editor of the Cook Political Report, one of the most followed forecasting publications, described the Cook Political Report’s latest presidential and U.S. Senate predictions, including Colorado.

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  • The U.S. and China in the 2020 Election – A New Cold War? – Sept. 30, 2020

    Will the next administration inherit a new Cold War regardless of who wins? Professors Floyd Ciruli and Suisheng “Sam” Zhao discussed the issues.

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  • Election Central: Pre-Labor Day Update – Sept. 1, 2020

    Join Professor Floyd Ciruli in a pre-Labor Day review of the major issues, such as the pandemic, race relations and the economy, and the position of the campaigns and the major questions related to polls and forecasts.

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  • Podcast: Political Polls: Can We Trust Them? - Sept. 1, 2020

    For those of you who want to know more about what happened with the 2016 presidential polls and if it could happen again, tune into a DU RadioEd podcast on the subject.

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