Dr. Paul Freedman on a Speaking Tour of Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Paul Freedman as guest speaker at the Gymnasium/FMS Neufeld in Bern
Prof. Paul Freedman and Stephanie Morimura, Public Affairs Officer, discussing voter behavior with selected journalists.

The U.S. Embassy in Bern is pleased to have sponsored Dr. Paul Freedman, associate professor of political science from the University of Virginia, on a speaking tour of Switzerland during the first week of March. A specialist in public opinion, media and politics, and voting behavior, Dr. Freedman gave a total of nine talks on the voting patterns, campaign strategies, political TV advertising, and other factors that led to President Trump’s victory. Dr. Freedman spoke with a variety of audiences – from students to Swiss federal government officials, to journalists – at events across Switzerland conducted in partnership with Foraus Geneva & Zurich, the Swiss Press Club, the Global Studies Institute, the University of Bern, Gymnasium and FMS Neufeld, the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Center of Security Studies.