Michael Dukakis to speak in Grand Salon about 2012 election

Michael Dukakis, former Massachusetts governor and democratic presidential nominee, will be discussing the results of the 2012 election in the Grand Salon on Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.

Dukakis will be speaking on what kind of tone the results have set for governing in 2013.

Dukakis was governor of Massachusetts from 1975-79 and 1983-91 and the Democratic nominee who ran against George H.W. Bush in 1988. Dukakis is now a professor of political science at Northeastern University and a visiting professor of public affairs at UCLA.

The event, sponsored by the political science department, is free and open to the campus community.