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American Political Science Association
1527 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-483-2512
The Association can refer reporters to politcal scientists in the U.S.
www.apsanet.org

Profnet
Online database of academic experts.
Queries are also taken.
For more information on queries
1-800-PROFNET
www.profnet.com

Frank Askin
Professor of Law and Robert E. Knowlton Scholar
Rutgers Law School
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-5687
faskin@kinoy.rutgers.edu
Areas of expertise: campaign finance, free speech

Lillian R. Bevier
Professor of Law
University of Virginia School of Law
580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903-1789
(434) 924-3132
lbevier@law1.law.virginia.edu
Areas of expertise: election law

Wendell Cochran
Associate Professor and Director, Journalism Division
American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington, DC 20016-8017
202-885-2060
cochran@american.edu
Areas of expertise: U.S. newspapers, use of computers in journalism, development and use of electronic media, use of the Internet by government agencies, impact of new communication technologies on society, emerging media technologies, journalism ethics

Anthony Corrado
Associate Professor of Government
Department of Government
Colby College
2nd Floor Miller Library
5300 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901
207-859-5304
ajcorrad@colby.edu
Areas of expertise: campaign finance, presidential elections

Barbara Hinkson Craig
Professor of Government and Chair, Dept. of Government, Dept. of Government
Wesleyan University
238 Church St.
Middletown, CT 06459
860-685-2380
bcraig@wesleyan.edu
Areas of expertise: constitutional law, federal politics and operations, congressional policymaking process, campaign financing

Paul S. Herrnson
Director, Center for American Politics and Citizenship
Professor, Government and Politics
University of Maryland at College Park
1106 Tawes Fine Arts Building
College Park, MD 20742
301-405-4123
ph38@umail.umd.edu
Areas of expertise: political parties, elections and campaigns, campaign financing and campaign reform

Gary Jacobson
Professor of Political Science
University of California at San Diego
Office SSB 370
La Jolla, CA 92093-0521
(858) 534-4295
gjacobso@weber.ucsd.edu
Areas of expertise: term limits, congressional elections

Jonathan Krasno
Associate Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science
Binghamton University (SUNY)
P. O. Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
(607) 777-2462
jkrasno@princeton.edu
Areas of expertise: U.S. politics, campaign finance, congressional elections

D. Bruce La Pierre
Professor of Law
Washington University School of Law
Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 462
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 935-6477
lapierre@wulaw.wustl.edu
Areas of expertise: election law

Daniel Lowenstein
Professor of Law
University of California at Los Angeles
Box 951476
405 Hilgard
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1467
(310) 825-4841
lowenste@law.ucla.edu
Areas of expertise: elections, election laws

Michael J. Malbin
Professor of Political Science and Executive Director of The Campaign Finance Institute
State University of New York at Albany
135 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
518-442-5255
m.malbin@albany.edu
Areas of expertise: term limits, campaign finance, presidential and congressional elections

David Magleby
Chair, Department of Political Science
Brigham Young University
Office: SWKT 990
Provo, UT 84602
801-422-2083
david_magleby@byu.edu
Areas of expertise: campaign finance reform, voter partisanship, crossover voting, and initiatives and referendums

Robert E. Mutch
Author of "Campaigns, Congress, and Courts," a history of federal campaign finance law; 202-265-2308
rmutch@compuserve.com
Areas of expertise: campaign finance history, PACs, campaign finance reform, U.S. political history, campaign finance reform in Canada

Bradley A. Smith
Professor of Law
Capital University School of Law
303 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215-5642
614-236-6317
bsmith@law.capital.edu
Areas of expertise: civil procedure and election law

Frank J. Sorauf, Jr
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
University of Minnesota
1446 Social Sciences Bldg
267 19th Ave S
Minneapolis MN, 55455
612-624-5503
sorauf@polisci.umn.edu

Jim Thurber
Professor of Government and Director, Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies
American University
School of Public Affairs 8022
Nebraska 338
Washington, DC 20016
202-885-6247
thurber@american.edu
Areas of expertise: presidency, U.S. Congress and political campaigns

Michael Traugott
Adjunct Professor
Professor, Communication Studies
Research Professor, Center for Political Studies
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
4230 ISR
426 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
(734) 763-4702
mtrau@umich.edu
Areas of expertise: voting behavior, voting by mail, campaign finance