FORA.tv Speaker - Costas Panagopoulos
Dr. Costas Panagopoulos is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University. He is also Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of the Master's Program in Elections and Campaign Management at Fordham University, an initiative designed to train graduate students in practical electioneering.
Dr. Panagopoulos previously founded and directed the Master's Program in Political Campaign Management in the Department of Politics at New York University. A former candidate for the Massachusetts State Legislature in 1992, Dr. Panagopoulos offers courses in the program that focus on campaign strategy and message development, political advertising and media strategy. His academic research focuses on American Politics, with an emphasis on campaigns and elections, voting behavior and public opinion.
Dr. Panagopoulos was selected by the American Political Science Association as a Congressional Fellow during 2004-2005, and he served in the office of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY). He was also appointed Visiting Research Scholar at the Institute for Politics, the Internet and Democracy at the Graduate School for Political Management at George Washington University and as a Research Fellow at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University, both in Washington, DC.
Panagopoulos is President/CEO of XVOTES, a New York-based political strategy firm. He was elected President of the American Association of Political Consultantsâ€™ Mid-Atlantic chapter in 2003. He has also developed expertise in international political consulting and has worked as a consultant in the Electoral Assistance Division at the United Nations. He earned his doctoral degree in Politics from New York University.
02.27.07 | 01:25:25 min
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