Dec. 3: Gaining Voice: Black Representation in Government

The 2020 annual Gary King Visiting Lecturer Applied Social Research visiting lecturer Dr. Christopher Jude Clark will present his work “Gaining Voice: Black Seat Share and Policy Representation in States” remotely on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. 

Dr. Clark is an associate professor of political science at the University of North Carolina delivering a lecture at the SUNY New Paltz Benjamin Center on his research of race and electoral representation in the United States including state politics and policy. Most of his research focuses on black electoral representation as well as the creation and influence of black political organizations such as state legislative black caucuses. 

Presented by the SUNY New Paltz Benjamin Center, the event will provide log-in details for the lecture on Dec. 3, 2020, at 4 p.m. and is free to the public.

Austin Kong

Austin Kong is a fourth-year journalism student from Brooklyn, New York. In his free time, he likes keeping up-to-date with social media news, watching films and skateboarding. He is currently interning at The Legislative Gazette with high hopes of working there.

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