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Hot Topic: Politics

 

See below for a listing of UMD experts on a variety of topics related to politics and the 2016 election. Experts are listed alphabetically by topic. Note: Many of our experts fall under several categories.  

 

 

Broad Political Topics

 

David Karol
Associate Professor, American Politics
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
Expertise: Parties, Interest Groups, Political Institutions, American Political Development
 

Donald F. Kettl
Professor, Public Policy
School of Public Policy
Expertise: Government, Public Management  
 

Frances E. Lee
Professor, American Politics
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Expertise: American Government, Public Policy, Legislative Politics, Political Institutions
 

Irwin L. Morris
Professor, American Politics
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Expertise: American Politics, Political Economy, Public Policymaking
 

Stella Rouse
Associate Professor, Government & Politics and Director of the Center for American Politics and Citizenship
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
Expertise: Legislatures, Millennials in Politics
 

Business & Economic Policy

Clifford Rossi
Professor of Practice & Executive-in-Residence, Finance
Robert H. Smith School of Busines
Expertise: Economic & Financial Policy Positioning, Market Regulation
 

David Kass
Clinical Professor, Finance
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Expertise: Economic & Financial Policy, Stock Market Implications, Election Polling & Prediction Methods
 

David Sicilia
Associate Professor, History
The College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: American Business, Economic, and Technology History since Colonial Times
 

William Longbrake
Executive-in-Residence, Finance
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Expertise: Economic & Financial Policy Positioning, Finance & Investments, Macroeconomics & Monetary Policy, Risk Management, Housing & Public Policy
 

Communication & Rhetoric

Elsa Barkley Brown
Associate Professor, Women’s Studies & History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Theories of Collectivity and Citizenship, Political Narrative, African American Political Culture, Black Women’s Arts and Culture, Black Gender Studies
 

Karen Bradley
Associate Professor and Head of MFA Dance
School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies
Expertise: Non-verbal Communication, Body Language
 

Shawn J. Parry-Giles
Professor & Interim Director, Graduate Studies in Interpreting & Translation
The College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Political Rhetoric and Communication
 

Trevor Parry-Giles
Professor, Communication
The College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Rhetoric & Political Culture, Legal Rhetoric
 

Cyber & Digital

David Mussington
Director of Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise
School of Public Policy
Expertise: Cybersecurity, Cyber Policy, Military Cybersecurity

Philip Resnick
Professor, Computational Linguistics
College of Arts & Humanities/College of Computer, Mathematical & Natural Sciences 
Expertise: React Labs, Machine Translation & Sentiment Analysis, Empirical Linguistics, Clinical Informatics, Computational Psycholinguistics
 

Timothy Summers
Director of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Engagement
College of Information Studies
Expertise: Cybersecurity, Ethical Hacking, Hacking Elections
 

V.S. Subrahmanian
Professor, Computer Science & Director, Center for Digital International Government
College of Computer, Mathematical & Natural Sciences 
Expertise: Impact of “Twitter Bots” on Elections – Computer generated social media accounts designed to sway public opinion
 

Demographics

Antoine Banks
Associate Professor, Government & Politics
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
Expertise: Politics & Race, Politics & Emotion, Public Opinion 
 

Christina Hanhardt
Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, American Studies
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: LGBT & Queer Studies, Social Movements, Politics of Crime & Punishment
 

Christopher Bonner
Assistant Professor, History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: African American History, Black Protest in Early U.S., Radical Politics, Historical Violence
 

Elsa Barkley Brown
Associate Professor, Women’s Studies & History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Theories of Collectivity and Citizenship, Political Narrative, African American Political Culture, Black Women’s Arts and Culture, Black Gender Studies
 

Laurie Frederik
Associate Professor, Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies & Director of Latin American Studies Center
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, African Diaspora, South Africa, Anthropology of Art, Performance Studies, Ethnography, Politics, Nationalism, Subversive Culture, Artistic & Cultural Narrative, Law & Legal Testimony, Art & Politics in Cuba
 

Robyn Muncy
Associate Professor, History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Women’s History, Women in Politics, Social Policy & Progressive Reform Movements
 

Stella Rouse
Associate Professor, Government & Politics and Director of the Center for American Politics and Citizenship
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
Expertise: Legislatures, Latino Politics, Millennials in Politics
 

Education

Campbell F. Scribner
Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning, Policy and Leadership
College of Education
Expertise: Education as it relates to Politics
 

Geography & Electoral College

James Gimpel
Professor, Government & Politics
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
Expertise: Political Geography, Electoral College
 

History & Historical Elections

Christopher Bonner
Assistant Professor, History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: African American History, Black Protest in Early U.S., Radical Politics, Historical Violence
 

David Sicilia
Associate Professor, History
The College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: American Business, Economic, and Technology History since Colonial Times
 

Ira Berlin
Distinguished University Professor, History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Atlantic Studies in 18th and 19th Centuries, Slavery
 

Judith Hallett
Professor, Graduate Program Director, Classics
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Latin/Roman and Greek Language and Literature, Women, Sexuality and the Family in Classical Antiquity, Classical Tradition in American, Ancient Elections
 

Julie Green
Professor, History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: U.S. Labor & Working Class History, Immigration & Political History, Transnational Approaches to History of the Americans
 

Michael Ross
Professor, History
The College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: American Constitutional History, 19th Century History, Civil War Era
 

Patrick Warfield
Associate Director, Associate Professor, School of Music
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Musicology, American Musical Culture, Historical Campaign Songs, Campaign/Political Music
 

Robyn Muncy
Associate Professor, History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Women’s History, Women in Politics, Social Policy & Progressive Reform Movements
 

Trevor Parry-Giles
Professor, Communication
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Rhetoric & Political Culture, Legal Rhetoric, History of American Presidential Campaign Rhetoric
 

Leslie Rowland
Associate Professor, History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Slavery, 19th Century U.S. History, Civil War, Transition from Slavery to Freedom in the U.S. South
 

Immigration

Julie Green
Professor, History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: U.S. Labor & Working Class History, Immigration & Political History, Transnational Approaches to History of the Americans
 

International Affairs & Foreign Relations

Laurie Frederik
Associate Professor, Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies & Director of Latin American Studies Center
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, African Diaspora, South Africa, Anthropology of Art, Performance Studies, Ethnography, Politics, Nationalism, Subversive Culture, Artistic & Cultural Narrative, Law & Legal Testimony, Art & Politics in Cuba
 

Shibley Telhami
Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, Government & Politics
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
Expertise: Foreign Relations with emphasis on the Middle East
 

Journalism & Media

Tom Bettag
Eleanor Merrill Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Expertise: how media are and should be covering elections, journalism’s importance to democracy

James Carroll
Capital News Service Washington, D.C. Bureau Director
Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Expertise: media coverage of presidential and congressional elections, prospects for congress after the election, first 100 days

Lucy Dalglish
Dean
Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Expertise: First Amendment rights 

Mark Feldstein
Richard Eaton Professor of Broadcast Journalism
Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Expertise: presidential debates, candidate issues and scandals, media coverage of the campaigns

Sarah Oates
Professor and Senior Scholar
Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Expertise: political communication and democratization

Dana Priest
John S. and James L. Knight Chair in Public Affairs Journalism
Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Expertise: presidential candidates and national security issues
 

Marketing & Advertising

Hank Boyd
Clinical Professor, Marketing
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Expertise: Candidate Branding, Campaign Ads, Messaging, Market Research & Consumer Behavior
 

Shawn J. Parry-Giles
Professor & Interim Director, Graduate Studies in Interpreting & Translation
The College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Political Rhetoric and Communication, Political Ads
 

Philosophy

Aidan Lyon
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Prediction Models, Philosophy of Science, Probability & Mathematics, Objective Probability, Evolutionary Theory, Judgment Aggregation, Intelligence Gathering & Analysis
 

Christopher Morris
Professor & Chair, Philosophy
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Moral & Political Philosophy, Practical Ethics, Legal Theory, Practical Rationality
 

Eric Pacuit
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Logic, Voting Systems, Game Theory, Social Choice Theory, Decision Theory
 

The Arts

Laurie Frederik
Associate Professor, Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies & Director of Latin American Studies Center
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, African Diaspora, South Africa, Anthropology of Art, Performance Studies, Ethnography, Politics, Nationalism, Subversive Culture, Artistic & Cultural Narrative, Law & Legal Testimony, Art & Politics in Cuba
 

Patrick Warfield
Associate Director, Associate Professor, School of Music
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Musicology, American Musical Culture, Historical Campaign Songs, Campaign/Political Music
 

Voter Participation & Polling

Aidan Lyon
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Prediction Models, Philosophy of Science, Probability & Mathematics, Objective Probability, Evolutionary Theory, Judgment Aggregation, Intelligence Gathering & Analysis
 

David Kass
Clinical Professor, Finance
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Expertise: Economic & Financial Policy, Stock Market Implications, Election Polling & Prediction Methods
 

Eric Pacuit
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: Logic, Voting Systems, Game Theory, Social Choice Theory, Decision Theory
 

Michael Hanmer
Associate Professor, Government & Politics, Director of Graduate Studies
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
Expertise: Voting, Voter Participation & Laws

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