We sat down with American Politics Professor Wendy Schiller to discuss House of Cards

Recently, we interviewed Wendy Schiller, Professor of Political Science, to discuss the latest season of Politics 101 House of Cards. Her Introduction to the American Political Process and The American Presidency courses are favorites among the student body, and she has numerous years of experience working in Washington D.C. with real Frank Underwoods, Doug Stampers, and Jackie Sharps. She first started watching the show after her students raved about it in her various classes. After some Spring Break bingeing, she was ready for the interview. Her wealth of knowledge made for an enlightening and slightly terrifying interview.

Be forewarned: SPOILERS LIE AHEAD. If you haven’t finished the second season, well, I don’t know what you’ve been doing with your life. But also avoid the following interview if you are as emotionally invested in the show as most of its viewers. Without further ado, BlogDailyHerald presents to you an exclusive interview with the one, the only, Wendy Schiller:

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Free food digest: November 27, 2012

Eat free or dine trying.

Rape as an Economic Crime: Consequences for Survivors and Implications for Public Policy
12 p.m.
67 George StreetA light lunch will accompany the Taubman Center’s weekly lecture, this one given by Rebecca Loya.

Teach for America Presentation
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Science Center

Prospective TFA applicants with a particular interest in medicine and health can get free pizza and refreshments at this special info session.

The American Presidency in 2013: What to Expect in Domestic and Foreign Policy
8 p.m.
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Get ready for Wendy Schiller to drop some serious presidential knowledge on you. Enjoy some free pizza while Professor Schiller gives this lecture, a part of the IR DUG’s speaker series.

Professors who do cool things: Wendy Schiller on Real Time with Bill Maher

Sullivan vs. Schiller: A matchup for the ages

Wendy Schiller, associate professor of political science and “president” of POLS 1130: “The American Presidency,” was one of Bill Maher’s guests on Real Time this past Friday night. She absolutely killed it while discussing Trayvon Martin, Anwar Al-Awlaki, and the role of women in politics.  Recently, Professor Schiller has appeared on Bloomberg, as well as MSNBC, discussing political topics ranging from congressional deadlock over budget negotiations to historical trends in presidential election cycles. You can watch the “Overtime” section of this week’s Real Time here, or stream the full episode here.