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The State of Democracy Summit

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 8:30am to 2:00pm

Cornell Club of New York 6 E 44th Street, New York, NY 10017

What is the impact of media and technology on the state of American democracy? Join Members of Congress, journalists, and prominent thought-leaders for solution-oriented conversations about democratic resilience. The summit will seek to elevate discourse from present-day ad hoc policy responses to a broader, long-term approach to safeguard democracy in the midst of historic changes in the media and technology landscape. Read the Cornell Chronicle article about this summit here.


Misinformation, Disinformation, and Democracy
8:30-9:30 a.m. ET

Professor Mor Naaman 
Amb. Karen Kornbluh
Jacquelyn Mason

Attitudes on Democracy: A Poll Briefing
Learn the surprising results of a poll on attitudes towards democracy across the nation and in swing districts.
9:45-10:45 a.m. ET

Professor Douglas Kriner
Anna Greenberg
Colin Woodard

Congressional Perspective 1
11:00-11:45 a.m. ET

Rep. John Katko (R-NY)
Erin King Sweeney

Congressional Perspective 2
12:00-12:45 p.m. ET

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA)
Former Rep. Steve Israel

Exposing Threats to Democracy
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Mark Zuckerman
Bart Gellman

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Conference/Workshop, Panel Discussion, Special Event, Webinar


Government, Policy Analysis and Management, Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, Brooks School of Public Policy

University Themes

Public Engagement, Cornell in New York City


brooks, cascal, technology, casfeatured, cashum, govtcal, CornellTech



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Emily Anderson



Speaker Affiliation

Members of Congress, journalists, academics, pollsters, thought-leaders

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members of the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs and the Cornell community

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