July 12, 2016
British Prime Minister David Cameron is scheduled to resign Wednesday (July 13), at which time he will be replaced by Home Secretary Theresa May, who on Monday (July 11), was officially named the Conservative Party leader and Cameron’s successor.
Cameron announced his intention to resign following the United Kingdom’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union. May’s only rival for Cameron’s position, Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom, pulled out of the race Monday after making controversial comments about motherhood and leadership.
Stephen Meserve, an assistant professor of political science at Texas Tech University, can discuss how the United States’ relationship with Britain and other members of the United Kingdom may change in the wake of Brexit and the change in leadership. Meserve specializes in European Union and Western European politics, with research interests in comparative political economy and comparative legislative studies. His works have been published in journals including Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Politics, Political Analysis and Political Science Research and Methods. He teaches undergraduate courses in historical political economy, introduction to comparative politics, Western European politics and American public policy, and graduate courses in comparative distributive politics, comparative political economy and European politics.
Stephen Meserve, assistant professor of political science, (806) 834-4048 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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