Ted Brader, associate research scientist, Center for Political Studies
His research interests include public opinion, media effects and political parties.
Note: He will be available for interviews starting January 2004.
Collings, lecturer, communication studies
A former CNN and Newsweek reporter, he can provide insight into print and broadcast coverage of the election campaign, including issues of journalism ethics.
Vincent Hutchings, associate professor, Center for Political Studies
His general interests include public opinion, elections, voting behavior and African American politics.
Arthur Lupia, senior research scientist, Center for Political
He studies how people make decisions when they lack information and has applied these insights to topics such as voting and elections, civic competence, and the role of the media and the internet in politics.
Stockton, political science professor, U-M-Dearborn
He co-directs the Detroit Arab-American study, which interviewed 1,000 Arab Americans and Chaldean residents and 500 non-Arab residents in the Detroit area. The study is designed to assess the long-term social, political and economic changes in the wake of Sept.11, 2001.
Michael Traugott, senior research scientist, Center for Political Studies; chair, Department of Communication Studies
One of his projects involves assessing the impact of existing technology and ballot designs on some factors: the ability of voters to cast their ballots accurately and efficiently, and the level of voter turnout.
W. Russell Neuman, professor of communication studies and
senior research scientist in the Center for Political Studies
His research focuses on political communication and new media technology.
Nicholas Valentino, assistant professor in the political science department
He is an expert on the impact of mass media during political campaigns on the attitudes and political behavior of citizens. He also will collect the literature from all presidential candidates to study the strategies and messages during the campaign.
Mark Guerrieri, political science professor, U-M-Dearborn
(313) 583-6406 (office); (248) 280-0025 (home)
He is an expert on political consultants and negative campaigning. He can also discuss campaign strategies at the national, state and local levels.
Michael Belzer, assistant research scientist, Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations
He is an expert on labor unions, labor-management relations, employment policy, collective bargaining, health and safety of workers, and the labor market.
Grimes, senior research associate, Institute for Labor and Industrial
Grimes specializes in economic forecasting and regional economic development.
Hymans, director, Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics
Hymans is nationally known for his award-winning forecasts of the United States and Michigan economies
Matt Shapiro, economics professor, department of economics
Shapiro is an expert on investment and capital utilization, business-cycle fluctuations, consumption and saving, financial markets, monetary policy, and time-series econometrics.
Slemrod, director, Office of Tax Policy Research
Slemrod is a nationally known authority on economic effects of taxation, international aspects of taxation, tax compliance and tax law enforcement, tax reform and savings behavior
Barry Rabe, professor of public policy in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and director of the Program in the Environment
He is an expert on environmental issues on the state and federal levels. He can also discuss issues affecting the U.S.-Canada relationship, including the summer power outage that affected both countries.
Catherine McLaughlin, professor of Health Management and Policy and director of the Economic Research Initiative on the Uninsured
McLauglin is an expert on the causes and consequences of the lack of health insurance coverage. Published numerous articles on health care markets, cost containment and consumer choice.
Kenneth Lieberthal, professor of political science and business administration
He served as special assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and senior director for Asia on the National Security Council under President Clinton.
Tanter, professor emeritus, department of political science
(202) 333-7346 (office and residence)
(202) 320-8434 (cell)
Having served at the White House on the National Security Council staff, Tanter is an expert on Arab-Israeli conflict and U.S. relations with "rogue regimes," such as Saddam Hussein's Iraq and present-day Iran.
Elizabeth Gerber, professor of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and director of the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP)
She is an expert on the policy consequences of electoral laws and other political institutions.
J. David Singer, professor emeritus, department of political science
Singer is an expert on international conflict, diplomacy, arms control, deterrence and foreign policy.
Contact: Jared Wadley
Phone: (734) 936-7819