John Geer

Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Dean of the College of Arts and Science · Vanderbilt University

National expert in political campaigns, political advertising and public opinion. Co-directs the Vanderbilt Poll.

Opinion Poll Campaign Advertising Polls Tennessee Politics Polling

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Thad Kousser

Professor and Chair of Political Science · UC San Diego

Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.

Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government

Zoltan Hajnal

Professor · UC San Diego

Zoltan is a scholar of racial and ethnic politics, urban politics, immigration and political behavior.

Voter Turnout Ethnic Politics Race and American Politics Voter Suppression

Rosalyn Cooperman

Professor of Political Science · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Cooperman's expertise focuses on women in politics.

Women and Politics American Politics Congress

Matthew Kerbel, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Matthew Kerbel, PhD, is the go-to source for stories about political communication.

Political Science Political Parties Presidency and Governorship American Government Media and Politics

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Corwin Smidt

Associate professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Smidt focuses on American electoral and campaign politics, swing voters, presidential nominations, and Michigan elections.

Political behavior Political Campaigns American Politics Swing Voters

Gregg Murray, PhD

Professor of Political Science · Augusta University

Murray's research focuses on political behavior and psychology with specific interests in voter mobilization.

Government Responses to COVID-19 Public Policy Research Methods Political Behavior Voting

Heather Bastedo

Principal · Public Square Research

Heather Bastedo has more than ten years of experience in persuasion and motivation research

Politics Public Speaking Public Policy Policy Strategic Communications

Michael A. Genovese

Professor of Political Science and International Relations, President of Global Policy Institute at LMU, Loyola Chair of Leadership Studies, Director of Institute for Leadership Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

American Politics The American Presidency Law and Presidential Power British Politics

James Sample

Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Sample focuses on voting rights and constitutional issues

Administrative Law Judicial Elections Constitutional Law Voting Rights Policy Voting Rights

Fernando Guerra

Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Chicana/o Latina/o Studies and Director of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Political Science Chicana/o Latina/o Studies Electoral Politics Public Opinion Research Los Angeles Politics

Josh Clinton

Abby and Jon Winkelried Professor of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Polling expert who uses statistical methods to explain political processes. Co-directs the Vanderbilt Poll.

Voters Tennessee politics Polling American Politics Political polls

Kevin Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair · Florida Atlantic University

Kevin Wagner's research and teaching interests include judicial politics, political behavior and legislative behavior

Florida Politics Politics in Film and Fiction Research Methods Public Opinion and American Politics Political Party and Interest Groups

Amanda Clayton

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in gender and politics, with a focus on the impact of women legislators and candidates and public perception of women leaders.

Political Institutions gender quotas Gender Political Methodology Gender and Politics

David Schweidel

Rebecca Cheney McGreevy Endowed Chair and Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Marketing analytics expert focused on the opportunities at the intersection of marketing and technology

Marketing Technology AI Social Media Political Marketing Customer Analytics

Paula Surridge

Senior Lecturer, Political and International Studies · University of Bristol

Exploring the electoral impact of social and political values

Politics Political Sociology Voting Behaviour Political Values in British Politics Brexit

Gabriele Magni

Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Arnold Weinfeld

Associate Director · Michigan State University

Connector. Convener. Working to build problem-solving relationships with policymakers and university-community partners.

Community Outreach Program Development Program Management Legislative Relations Public Policy