The Tommy G. Thompson Center Presents: A Conversation with Mia Love

Published: February 6, 2020
By: UW-Parkside Marketing & Communications

SOMERS – CNN correspondent Mia Love is coming to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Student Center Ballroom on March 12 at 7 p.m. This Q&A session will be moderated by UW-Parkside Political Science and Law Professor Dr. Ross Astoria, and students will also be given a chance to engage with Love and offer their own questions. In addition, this presentation is completely free and open to the community.

Love is a former Representative of the 4th Congressional District of Utah and is the first and only Republican black female to ever serve in The United States Congress. Love was appointed as the only freshman to serve on the Select Panel for Infant Lives, to investigate the selling of organs on the free market. She was also selected to serve on the Financial Services Committee (which handles regulation of our nation's financial institutions) Terrorism and Illicit Finance, Financial Institutions and Monetary Policy and Trade subcommittees. She is currently working a CNN correspondent and was recently appointed as a non-resident senior fellow at The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.

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This event is sponsored by the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies at University of Wisconsin-Parkside. For more information about this event, please visit the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies event page here:

CSSPS Events

More information about Love can be found via the Premiere Speakers webpage here:

Premiere Speakers: Mia Love

The event is also made possible thanks to contributions by the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership at UW-Madison as part of its mission to pursue leadership, foster collegiality, and to address vital policy needs. More information about the Tommy G. Thompson Center can be found on their website:

Tommy G. Thompson Center

Media Contact:

Dr. Ross Astoria
Associate Professor
College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies

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