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La Trobe University experts are available to discuss the next US election primary on February 24.


Professor Dennis Altman

Vice Chancellor's Fellow, La Trobe University
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Professor Dennis Altman is the author of fifteen books. He is a Vice Chancellor's Fellow and Professorial Fellow in the Institute for Human Security at La Trobe University in Melbourne. He was Visiting Professor of Australian Studies at Harvard in 2005 and listed by The Bulletin as one of the 100 most influential Australians ever.


Professor Altman can discuss:

  • Is it inevitable that the contest will be a rerun of Biden v. Trump?
  • If so, who is likely to win?
  • What are the implications for current conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza?
  • What are the consequences for Australia if Trump is re-elected?
  • Will the Republicans control Congress after the elections?

Read some of Professor Altman’s previous commentary here:

Big Thinker - Dennis Altman - Ethics Centre Article
Left is Not Woke: a philosopher’s plea for universalism and ‘progress’ is a frustrating polemic


 Dr Robert Horvath

Senior Lecturer, Politics. Dr Robert Horvath is a specialist on Russian Politics.

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His commentary has been published in The Age, The Australian, The Conversation, The Lowy Interpreter, The Diplomat, Inside Story, and The Canberra Times. He has appeared on ABC's Four Corners, the BBC World News, and Channel 9's Under Investigation and A Current Affair.

His most recent book is 'Putin's Fascists: Russkii Obraz and the Politics of Managed Nationalism in Russia' (Routledge, 2021).


Dr Horvath can discuss:


  • Does the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny impact the US Primary?


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