How Will Clinton and Trump Try to Engage the Emotions of Voters in the First Presidential Debate?

Article ID: 661457

Released: 23-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Source Newsroom: Ohio State University

Expert Pitch

With the first presidential debate coming up, Americans may be interested in learning more about debate and public speaking strategies, and also how the candidates are trying to engage voters emotionally.

Gleb Tsipursky, assistant professor of history at The Ohio State University, may be helpful for addressing their interests. He has written in Salon about the role of emotions in the 2016 presidential campaign, in The Conversation on Trump and Clinton’s debate prep and public speaking strategies, and in other venues as well, as you can see from his full bio below.

His work has been featured twice in the Columbus Dispatch (1 and 2), and OSU Faculty Experts has interviewed him on dealing with racial profiling and emotions in the 2016 presidential campaign.

Full BioDr. Gleb Tsipursky runs a nonprofit that popularizes science-based strategies for rational thinking and goal achievement to build an altruistic and flourishing world, Intentional Insights. He also serves as an assistant professor at Ohio State working at the intersection of history, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and behavioral economics, and researching emotions, decision-making, meaning and purpose, altruism, and agency in contemporary and historical contexts. He has been published in media outlets such as TIME, The Huffington Post, Lead Change Group, Lifehack, Salon, Elite Daily, The Plain Dealer, Alternet, Sun-Sentinel, Buffalo News, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Inside Higher Ed, Psychology Today, and elsewhere. A best-selling author, he wrote Find Your Purpose Using Science and other books, as well as over 20 peer-reviewed articles in academic venues.


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