Royal Bandurka

Royal Bandurka '18

Major: Political Science
Hometown:Minerva, Ohio

Professors at Mount Union have the ability to express their lived experiences of what they talk about, and that makes the material really come to life

Invited Speakers

Invited Speakers

Chuck Todd
Host of Meet the Press, author of The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House, and former White House correspondent for NBC News
(Presented in conjunction with the Schooler Lecture) 

Jenna Brayton
White House Associate Director of Content for the Office of Digital Strategy 

Don Gonyea
NPR National Political Correspondent

Congressman Tim Ryan (tentative)
U.S. Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district 

Zack Space
Former U.S. Representative for Ohio's 18th congressional district. 

Ambassador David Swartz
Former Ambassador/First US Envoy to Republic of Belarus


Sponsored by:

The Department of Political Science and International Studies, University of Mount Union
The Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, The University of Akron 

For additional information contact:
Dr. Michael Grossman at

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