Cedric de Leon

Professor of Sociology / Director of the Labor Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Cedric de Leon's research focuses on labor, race, and party politics in the United States, India and Turkey.

Labor Unions Comparative Historical Sociology Political Sociology Race and Race Relations

Ray La Raja

Professor of Political Science / Associate Director of UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ray La Raja's research interests include political parties, interest groups, elections, campaign finance and political participation.

Public Policy and Organizations Elections and Polling Political Science Campaign Finance American Politics

Daniel Kreiss, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kreiss’s explores how technology and social media impact the public sphere and political practice.

Campaigns Social Movements Elections Data Science Qualitative Research

Anna Esselment

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science · University of Waterloo

Anna Esselment research interests include Canadian institutions, campaigns and elections, and intergovernmental relations.

Canadian Politics Partisanship Political Parties Campaigns Canadian Institutions

Jim Riddlesperger

Professor · Texas Christian University

Professor Riddlesperger focuses on American politics, with emphasis in the presidency, Congress, and Texas politics

Political Parties American Political Institutions Congress and the Presidency Congress Issues in American Politics

Haroon Ullah

Policy Planning Staff · U.S. Department of State

A scholar, diplomat and author of widely acclaimed Bargain From The Bazaar and Vying for Allah's Vote. Visit haroonullah.com.

Public Policy Pakistan Diplomacy International Relations Foreign Policy

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

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

Andrew Janusz

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Andrew Janusz is an expert on elections, political behavior and racial identity in Latin America; particularly in Brazilian politics.

Brazilian Politics and Elections Political Representation in Latin America Race and Ethnic Politics

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

Charles Kurzman, Ph.D.

Philip Stadter Distinguished Professor, Department of Sociology, and consortium director of the UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Charles Kurzman is a Professor of Sociology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill specializing in Middle East and Islamic studies.

Sociology of Religion Islam and the Middle East Middle East Studies Democracy Building Terrorism

Jason Davidson

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

Dr. Davidson is a specialist in American Foreign and Security Policy, and International Security.

American Foreign Policy American Security Policy International Security British, French and Italian Foreign Policy

Elliott Silverstein

Director, Government Relations, Insurance · CAA Club Group

Elliott manages and executes key elements of CAA’s provincial advocacy role, and overseeing municipal advocacy efforts.

Government Relations & Public Affairs Issues Management Legislation Policy Analysis Strategic Advocacy

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

Professor Simon Tormey

Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law · University of Bristol

Exploring political theory, European politics, social critique and continental thought

EU Politics Politics of the Asia-Pacific Region Australian Politics Scottish Independence European Politics

Jane Hilderman

Executive Director · Samara Canada

Jane Hilderman leads Samara Canada, a trusted nonpartisan educational charity dedicated to strengthening Canada's democracy.

Policy Policy Analysis Qualitative Research Research Public Policy

Patrick Flavin, Ph.D.

Professor, Political Science · Baylor University

Dr. Flavin focuses on political inequality, the impact of politics and public policies on citizens’ quality of life, and state politics.

Politics Inequality State Politics Teachers' Unions and Politics Quality of Life

Muneeza Sheikh

Partner · Levitt LLP

Muneeza Sheikh practices in the area of labour and employment law

Canadian Politics Diversity Engagement in the Workplace Human Rights in Canada Labour Law in Canada Employment Law in Canada

Francis Beckwith, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies, Associate Director of Graduate Studies · Baylor University

Dr. Beckwith is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the areas of philosophy, ethics & church-state issues

Faith Law Church and State Issues Philosophical and Theological Ethics Ethics & Values

Sarah Reckhow

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Sarah Reckhow is an expert on education policy, urban and state politics, and philanthropy and nonprofits in public policy.

Philanthropy Racial Politics State Politics Education Policy Every Student Suceeds Act