Should Trump Be Reelected Based on First Term Successes?

Friday, February 21, 2020 10:10 AM

USFSP Student Center
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Topic Panelists

Art Arthur
Andrew “Art” Arthur serves as Resident Fellow in Law and Policy for the Center for Immigration Studies, a Washington, DC-based research institute that examines the impact of immigration on American society. He began his legal career through the Attorney General’s Honors Program as a clerk to Administrative Law Judge Joseph E. McGuire in the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer at the United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review. After a two-year clerkship with Judge McGuire, he received a second Honors Program appointment as a Trial Attorney in the San Francisco District Counsel’s Office, and later the Baltimore District Counsel’s Office, of the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). In 1999, he was promoted to the INS’s General Counsel’s Office in Washington DC, first as an Associate General Counsel, and later as an Assistant General Counsel and Acting Chief of the INS National Security Law Division. In the General Counsel’s Office, Mr. Arthur supervised attorneys handling cases involving espionage, terrorism, and persecutors. He also advised the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, and INS Commissioner on issues relating to national security. In July 2001, Mr. Arthur left the INS to become a Counsel on the House Judiciary Committee, where he performed oversight of immigration issues. After five years at House Judiciary, he was appointed to the immigration bench, serving for eight years as an Immigration Judge at the York Immigration Court in York, Pennsylvania. At the beginning of the 114th Congress, Judge Arthur left the bench and came back to Capitol Hill, where he served as Staff Director of the National Security Subcommittee at House Oversight and Government Reform before taking retirement from federal service in September 2016. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia (BA 1988), and of the George Washington University School of Law (JD 1992).
Bruce Eberle
Under Bruce's leadership, Eberle Associates has received numerous regional, national, and international awards for excellence in direct mail fund raising. But more important by far, Eberle Associates has become the most efficient and effective direct mail fund raising agency in the nation. Bruce is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Direct Marketing Association of Washington and currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Free Speech Foundation, an association that champions the rights of nonprofit organizations through legislative and legal action. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Bruce serves as a Trustee of Joe Gibbs' Youth For Tomorrow New Life Foundation, as a board member of the CHARIS Institute and as Vice President of Time of Grace ministry. He also served four terms on the Board of Regents of Wisconsin Lutheran College. He has previously served as President of God's Word to the Nations Bible Society. Bruce gave the 1994 commencement address at Wisconsin Lutheran College and was given the 1994 Pro Gloria Dei Award at the commencement ceremony. In 2000 he received the Nehemiah award from Youth for Tomorrow. A graduate of the University of Missouri and a veteran, Bruce and his wife, Kathi, have two children, Elizabeth and Matthew.
Ann Morrison
In the first 15 years of her career, Ann Morrison rose from fact-checker to executive editor of FORTUNE magazine, a Time Inc. magazine. In 1994, the company named her chief editorial executive of its Asiaweek magazine in Hong Kong, where she remained until 2000. That year Time Inc. transferred her to London, where she became co-editor (with her husband Donald Morrison) of the European edition of TIME. In 2008 and 2009, she was a lecturer in the Global Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. In 2011 and 2012, she taught media management at Sciences-Po in Paris, in addition to freelancing for various publications. She now serves on the Advisory Committee of the American Library in Paris, and continues to freelance as a writer and an editor on subjects ranging from French beauty secrets to Chinese culture. A graduate of the College of New Rochelle, she holds graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and the London School of Economics.
Mark Schulman
Mark Schulman, Ph.D. is a public opinion pollster and was co-founder/CEO of one of the nation’s largest survey research/polling firms, SRBI. He has worked extensively with the news media, major corporations, foundations, and government. For news organizations he has tracked presidential job ratings, political campaigns, analyzed election results, and probed policy issues. He served as Time magazine’s pollster for almost ten years. He was also on the ABC News Election Decision Desk for many years. He has been widely interviewed in the news media, including Time magazine, CNN, Fox News, the BBC, Vice Media/HBO, and many public radio stations.   Schulman was 2002-2003 president of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). He is the past president of the New York Chapter of AAPOR and received the chapter’s Achievement Award. He was on the editorial board and served as a section editor of Public Opinion Quarterly, the leading academic journal in its field.   Schulman received his B.A. from Washington College, Chestertown, Md., where he is member emeritus of the Board of Visitors and Governors. He holds a M.A. at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Ph.D. from Rutgers University. He also serves on the Board of Governors of the New School University College of Performing Arts.