Wayne State University experts available to comment on the 2012 presidential election processOctober 2, 2012
Wayne State University offers a wide range of experts available to help bolster stories regarding the 2012 presidential election. Please contact Wayne State Public Relations at 313-577-2150 to arrange an interview.
Marjorie Sarbaugh Thompson, professor of political science – Sarbaugh-Thompson can discuss Michigan Politics, U.S. Congress, redistricting, voter registration issues, and public policy issues.
Karen McDevitt, professor of new media studies, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts – McDevitt is available to discuss the use of new and social media in presidential campaigns.
Fred Pearson, professor of political science and director for Center for Peace & Conflict Studies – Pearson is available to discuss foreign policy issues.
Jack Lessenberry, journalism lecturer, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts – Lessenberry can discuss Michigan politics, political journalism and the media coverage of the election process.
Marc Kruman, professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of Citizenship – Kruman can discuss the history of the presidency and presidential elections.
Herb Smitherman, assistant dean of community and urban health – Smitherman is available to discuss the Affordable Care Act.
Lyke Thompson, professor of political science and director of the Center for Urban Studies – Thompson can discuss how the Michigan and Detroit vote play in national elections.
John Corvino, professor and chair of the philosophy department – Corvino is available to speak on the same sex marriage debate.
Matt Seeger, professor and dean of the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts – Seeger, an expert in crisis communications, can discuss communication ethics, crisis and emergency communications.
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