October 6, 2004
THOMAS HOLLIHAN, professor of communication, can comment on the strategy behind the candidates’ messages, their communication styles and media coverage of the debates.
Contact: (213) 740-3947 (office) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARTIN KAPLAN, director of USC’s Norman Lear Center, can discuss the presidential candidates’ communication style and campaign tactics.
Contact: (213) 740-9945 (office) or email@example.com.
BRYCE NELSON, professor of journalism, can comment on the candidates’ campaign strategy and media coverage of the debates.
Contact: (213) 740-3930 (office), (626) 795-1279 (home) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLENN MELNICK, professor of health care finance, can discuss the role of health care issues in the presidential elections.
Contact: (213) 821-1408 (office) or email@example.com.
DAVID CRUZ, professor of law, is an expert on gay marriage and sexual orientation and the law.
Contact: (213) 740-6830 (office) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
K. RAVI KUMAR, professor of information and operations management, can discuss American outsourcing of jobs to India and elsewhere.
Contact: (213) 740-2379 (office), (626) 818-2820 (cell phone) or email@example.com.
PRISCILLA WOHLSTETTER, professor of educational policy, can discuss the impact of “No Child Left Behind” on the presidential race.
Contact: (213) 740-3450 (office) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES
MICHAEL KEANE, lecturer of finance, can talk about guerilla warfare and military strategy in Iraq.
Contact: (213) 445-5771 (cell), (310) 260-4922 (home), (213) 688-4406 (office) or email@example.com.
TODD SANDLER, professor of international relations, is an expert on international security and terrorism. He can talk about the effectiveness of the “war on terrorism” and terrorists’ changing tactics.
Contact: (213) 740-9695 (office) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Sandler does not do TV interviews.
DAVID ANDRUS, director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program, can discuss the long-term impact of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, including Iraq, Israel and the West Bank/Gaza.
Contact: (213) 821-0927 (office) or email@example.com.
STEVEN LAMY, director of the USC School of International Relations and expert in domestic politics and foreign policy, can talk about U.S. relations with the European Union.
Contact: (213) 740-2135 (office) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RICHARD DEKMEJIAN, professor of political science, can discuss terrorism and Middle East politics.
Contact: (213) 740-3619 (office) or email@example.com.
ELIZABETH GARRETT, director of the USC-Caltech Center for the Study of Law and Politics, can discuss how each party handles the election issues.
Contact: (213) 821-5438 (office), (310) 968-5398 (cell phone) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JOHN MATSUSAKA, president of USC’s Initiative and Referendum Institute, can discuss political economy, government budgets, taxes and spending, along with initiatives, referendums and other ballot propositions.
Contact: (213) 740-6495 (office) or email@example.com.
ALISON RENTELN, professor of political science, can discuss the candidates’ electability and their campaign strategies.
Contact: (213) 740-3248 (office), (626) 536-5963 (cell phone), (626) 791-2612 (home) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HARRY PACHON, president of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute at USC, can gauge the Latino community’s perceptions of the candidates.
Contact: (213) 821-5623 (office).
JONATHAN WILCOX, a Republican strategist, teaches a course on politics and celebrity and can discuss related topics.
Contact: (916) 524-1000 (cell phone) or email@example.com.