Election 2020 Information


Events

Managing Uncertainty and Stress During the 2020 Election – Circle 

Join Lynn Cohn and Annie Buth from the Center on Negotiation and Mediation for a virtual circle gathering focused on processing the upcoming election. Come to share, listen, and reflect together. Circles are a restorative justice practice that provide an intentional space for dialogue and connection.

  • Thursday, October 29th, 12 p.m. CT
  • Location: Zoom

2020 Election: Northwestern Law Community Dialogue

Join the Center on Negotiation and Mediation for an open dialogue about the 2020 Election. The event will provide the opportunity to process the election collectively. Come to reflect, share, and hear from others within the Northwestern Law community.

  • Wednesday, November 4th, 6:30 pm CT
  • Location: Zoom

2020 Election: Northwestern Law Community Reflection Circle

Join Lynn Cohn and Annie Buth from the Center on Negotiation and Mediation for a virtual circle gathering focused on steps forward after the election. Come to share, listen, and reflect together. Circles are a restorative justice practice that provide an intentional space for dialogue and connection.

  • Thursday, November 5th, 12:00 p.m. CT
  • Location: Zoom 

The 2020 Election Redux: A Conversation featuring Professor Michael Kang and Professor Joshua Sellers

Once again, join Northwestern Law faculty member Professor Michael Kang and Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law faculty member Professor Joshua Sellers for an informal conversation between the election law scholars debriefing the aftermath of an election cycle to remember.   

  • Wednesday, November 4th, 12:00 pm CT 
  • Location: Zoom

Virtual Speaker Series: The 2020 Post-Election Panel

The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Alumni Club of DC and Law Alumni Club of NYC invite you to debrief the 2020 election with Northwestern Pritzker Law election experts. The panel features Daniel B. Rodriguez, Harold Washington Professor of Law, as moderator in conversation with Jason C. DeSanto, Senior Lecturer, Carter Phillips (MA '75, JD '77), Supreme Court Practitioner and Chair Emeritus at Sidley Austin LLP, and Kate Shaw (JD '06), Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

General Resources

Northwestern’s NU Votes initiative centralizes voting information, resources, and support for the University community. Review NU Votes’ guidance about when, where, and how to vote in Evanston, Chicago, or across the nation.

Resources for Students

Dean of Students Susie Spies Roth and Associate Dean of Inclusion & Engagement Shannon Bartlett will be hosting extra office hours during Election Week. All students are invited to drop by to discuss anything they wish.

  • Wednesday, November 4 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 5 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 
  • Friday, November 6 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Location: Zoom

Northwestern’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) team is available for tele-health appointments.

Resources for Faculty and Staff

Employees have free access to our Employee Assistance Program, such as professional counseling, as well as the resources offered by our well-being program. Full-time faculty can also access support through the faculty wellness program.