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Gerrymandering: Why It’s More Complicated Than Most People Think
September 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
League of Women Voters of Wellesley
Opening Meeting, September 28, 6:30 pm, Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street,
Wellesley Hills, MA
Speaker: Mira Bernstein, Assistant Professor, in the interdisciplinary program in Science, Technology
and Society at Tufts University
Topic: Gerrymandering: Why It’s More Complicated Than Most People Think
Background Reading on selected Websites:
1) About guest speaker, Mira Bernstein:
2) Gill vs Whitford, gerrymandering case currently before the US Supreme Court to be
considered this fall:
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/450676/gerrymandering-supreme- court-will- rule-wisconsin-
3) Gerrymandering issues:
http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/a-summer- school-for- mathematicians-fed- up-with-
4) Additional websites highlighting Mira Bernstein’s work with Math Camp (summer program):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lN9uW0fKpCA (you can see Mira speaking at 1 hour 45 minutes
about math camp)