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Dickinson College to Host Perspectives on Impeachment Panel Discussion

Portraits of Gregory Steirer, Kathryn Heard, David O'Connell, Susan Feldman

Panelists (L to R): Gregory Steirer, Kathryn Heard, David O'Connell, Susan Feldman. Photos by Carl Socolow '77.

Perspectives on Impeachment

Dickinson College will host a panel of experts to discuss the subject of impeachment from legal, political, ethical and media perspectives. “Perspectives on Impeachment,” will take place Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium.

In response to the current impeachment inquiry by the U.S. House of Representatives, a panel of Dickinson professors will address the multifaceted nature of the implications of such proceedings.


  • Susan Feldman is a professor of philosophy. Her work includes topics such as knowledge and skepticism, philosophy of science and ethics, both “pure” and “applied” to such areas as the environment, the status of women, medicine and public policy.
  • David O’Connell is an assistant professor of political science. Much of his research concerns the presidency and American politics. He is the author of God Wills It: Presidents and the Political Use of Religion, and his writing and commentary have been featured in numerous journals and news outlets.
  • Kathryn Heard is an instructor in political science and law & policy studies. Her research focuses on political theory, constitutional jurisprudence and American politics. She utilizes interdisciplinary studies to answer questions about the modern legal and political world and generate recommendations for the future.
  • Gregory Steirer is an assistant professor of English and film & media studies. His research focuses on media industries, digital culture and intellectual property law. His work has been published extensively in journals and edited collections, and his research has been supported by organizations such as the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The event is sponsored by the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues.

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Published October 29, 2019