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The Race For The White House

Baruch College is a one-stop resource for political expertise, polling analysis and student perspectives on the 2016 race for the White House. Our Subject Matter Experts, students and community members, are available to share their perspectives on topics that are defining this presidential election. Learn about our lectures, panel discussions, and debate viewings. All events are free and open to the public.

Our Experts Know Politics

Baruch College’s faculty experts are nationally and internationally recognized authorities in their fields who are sought out for their insightful analyses and thoughtful viewpoints. Contact us to arrange press interviews.

David Birdsell .

David Birdsell: Dean, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs
Expertise: Political debates, political figures, politics in the media
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Micheline Blum

Micheline Blum: Distinguished Lecturer, Director of Baruch College Survey Research
Expertise: Election polling, survey results and analysis, public opinion
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David J. Jones: Professor of Political Science, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences
Expertise: American politics, U.S. national elections, exit poll analyst
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Eric M. Gander
Expertise: Political campaigns and candidate debates, political communications
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Other Baruch Subject Matter Experts

Election Event Photos

Media and audience members settle in to watch the Oct. 3rd Presidential Debate. David Birdsell, Dean of the School of Public Affairs and political expert leads a pre-debate discussion. Students and other members of the viewing audience participate in the pre-debate discussion. Professor of Public Affairs and political expert Doug Muzzio answers questions from a reporter who covered Baruch's Viewing Party. Students and community members watch the Oct. 3rd Presidential Debate closely as they sit in the Subotnick Financial Services Center Students and community members watch as President Obama and Governor Romney debate issues about domestic policy. Baruch professors and political experts Doug Muzzio (left) and Eric Gander (right) watch the Presidential Debate.

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Baruch’s 2016 election events are free. RSVPs required.

  • APRIL 2017: First 100 Days of Donald Trump's Presidency. Details to come re: date, location and panel of top experts.
  • Videos: All previous events are available on video here.