Compact Nation Podcast Season 4 Episode 3

The students! They vote! On this episode of #CompactNationPod, Nancy Thomas talks with Andrew about the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) Democracy Counts 2018 report, which showed an impressive increase in student voting in the 2018 midterms. Listen in as they discuss how activism on college campuses and institutional work contributed to these outstanding results, and learn more about some of the exciting student voting research she’ll be focusing on in the future. Plus, in our “Sparks Joy” segment, Emily visits France and the hosts discuss the importance of self-care.

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Nancy Thomas
Nancy Thomas is director of the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education at Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.

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Andrew Seligsohn
Andrew Seligsohn is the current president of Campus Compact and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

Marisol Morales
Marisol Morales is Campus Compact’s vice president for network leadership and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

Emily J. Shields
Emily Shields is the current Iowa Campus Compact executive director, acting director of Minnesota Campus Compact, and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

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