LUISS School of Government is pleased to host Robert M.Shrum, Senior Fellow, Wagner School of Public Service, NYU for a seminar on the 2012 Obama Election Campaign.
Robert M. Shrum is a Senior Fellow at the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at NYU. As an American political consultant, he worked as a senior advisor to the presidential campaigns of Al Gore in 2000 and John Kerry in 2004. He has been a senior advisor to Ehud Barak of Israel, the British Labour Party, and Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern. He began his career as a speechwriter for George McGovern, Jimmy Carter and then Ted Kennedy, working on the famous speech Kennedy delivered to the Democratic National Convention in 1980. From 1986 to 2004, he was the media and strategic consultant to 30 winning U.S. Senate campaigns, 10 winning Governor’s campaigns, and the Mayors of virtually every major American city. Shrum also publishes widely in various magazines and newspapers such as The Week Magazine, New York Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, The New Republic and Slate. His political memoire No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner, published in June 2007, was a national bestseller.
The meeting will start at 12:30 and will be held at LUISS School of Government, Via di Villa Emiliani 14, Roma
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