Affiliated Centers

President Biden’s First 100 Days: An Assessment

Recorded on April 22, 2021, and presented by UC Berkeley’s Citrin Center for Public Opinion Research, a Social Science Matrix Affiliated Center, this online panel evaluated the first 100 days of the Biden Administration.

Speakers included:

  • Mark Barabak, National Political Correspondent, Los Angeles Times
  • Terri Bimes, Associate Teaching Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley
  • Vanessa Tyson, Associate Professor of Politics, Scripps College
  • George Breslauer, Professor of Political Science Emeritus, UC Berkeley
  • Thomas Mann (Chair), Senior Fellow in Governance at the Brookings Institution and Distinguished Resident Scholar at UC Berkeley.





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