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Molly Ball

Molly Ball, national political correspondent for
The Atlantic
, will be on hand to launch Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s 2016-2017 Chapman Dialogue Lecture Series with “
2016 and the Great Disruption of American Politics
” on September 20. The talk will be held in Kennedy Hall 237AB from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will be moderated by Fowler School of Law Dean Matt Parlow.

Ball has been a writer for
The Atlantic
since 2011, and appears regularly as an analyst on NBC’s
Meet the Press
, CBS’s
Face the Nation
, PBS, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and NPR. In 2012, she was awarded the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting for her presidential campaign coverage. She is also a recipient of the Sandy Hume Memorial Award for Excellence in Political Journalism and the Lee Walczak Award for Political Analysis. Before joining
The Atlantic
staff, she wrote for
, the
Las Vegas Review-Journal
and the
Las Vegas Sun,
and has worked for newspapers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Cambodia, as well as the
New York Times
and the
Washington Post
. She is a graduate of Yale University and was a 2009 recipient of the Knight-Wallace journalism fellowship at the University of Michigan.

The Chapman Dialogue series is a robust schedule of distinguished lectures by innovative and thought-provoking legal scholars and practitioners.
See the full lineup of 2016-2017 presentations.