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George Washington University Experts are Available to Comment on the State of the Union Address

February 01, 2013

George Washington University experts are available to comment on the upcoming State of the Union address. To schedule an interview, contact Jill Sankey at 202-994-6466 or jpsankey@gwu.edu.


Healthcare

Elizabeth Rigby
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Professor Rigby can discuss healthcare reform.

Legislative and Congressional Issues

Sarah Binder
Professor of Political Science
Professor Binder can discuss the legislative and congressional aspects of the State of the Union address.

Elizabeth Rigby
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Professor Rigby can discuss general policy-making and partisanship in Congress. 

 
Social Issues

Elizabeth Rigby
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Professor Rigby can discuss poverty and income inequality.

Kimberly Morgan
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Professor Morgan can discuss domestic social policy issues, especially social welfare policy.

Cynthia Harrison
Associate Professor of History, Women's Studies and Public Policy
Professor Harrison can discuss women and public policy and women's history.

Gregory Squires
Professor of Sociology and Public Policy and Public Administration
Professor Squires can discuss fair housing, community development, racial inequality and urban development.
 
Budget and Debt

Neil Buchanan
Professor of Law
Professor Buchanan can discuss the federal budget and debt issues.

Dale Didion
Adjunct Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Professor Didion can discuss developing federal budgets and reducing federal expenditures.

Economy 

John Forrer
Associate Director, Institute for Corporate Responsibility; Associate Research Professor of Strategic Management and Public Policy
Professor Forrer can discuss the National Infrastructure bank and investments in U.S. infrastructure.

Michael Moore
Professor of Economics and International Affairs; Director, International Trade and Investment Policy Program
Professor Moore is available to comment on the international economy.

Steven Suranovic
Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs
Professor Suranovic is available to comment on finance and international trade.

Energy and Climate Change

Dale Didion
Adjunct Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Professor Didion can discuss renewable and nuclear energy.

Charles Glaser
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Director of Institute for Security and Conflict Studies
Professor Glaser is available to comment on energy security and the U.S. nuclear strategy.

Marcus King
Director of Research; Associate Research Professor of International Affairs
Professor King is available to comment about climate change and security.

Gun Control

Robert J. Cottrol
Professor of Law, History and Sociology
Professor Cottrol can discuss lesislative aspects of gun control.

Sarah Binder
Professor of Political Science
Professor Binder can discuss gun control legislation.

John Sides
Associate Professor of Political Science
Professor Sides can discuss political aspects of gun control.

Larry Parnell
Associate Professor in the College of Professional Studies
Professor Parnell can discuss political aspects of gun control. 

Steve Billet
Director of the Legislative Affairs Program
Associate Professor of Political Management
Professor Billet can discuss political aspects of gun control.

Michael Cornfield
Acting Director of the Political Management Program
Professor Cornfield can discuss political aspects of gun control.

Donald Braman
Associate Professor of Law
Professor Braman can discuss gun control legislation.

Dr. Paramjit Joshi
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor Joshi can discuss the psychological impacts of violence, crisis and trauma on children.

Middle East

Nathan Brown
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Professor Brown is available to comment on comparative and Middle Eastern politics.

Marc Lynch
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Director, Institute for Middle East Studies; Director, Middle East Studies Program
Professor Lynch is available to comment on Middle East politics.

Media

Jill Kasle
Assoicate Proessor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Professor Kasle can discuss telecommunications and broadband development.

Danny Hayes
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Steven Roberts
J.B. and M.C. Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs
Professor Roberts can discuss American politics and the role of the news media.

Frank Sesno
Director, School of Media and Public Affairs
Professor Sesno is available to comment on media and politics and political coverage.

Presidential Politics

Robert Entman
J.B. and M.C. Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs; Professor of International Affairs
Professor Entman is able to comment on presidential politics, political scandal and framing and public opinion.

Stuart Kasdin
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Professor Kasdin can discuss the State of the Union in general terms.

Michael Cornfield
Acting Director of the Political Management Program
Professor Cornfield can discuss information that should be included in the State of the Union address.

Mark Kennedy
Director of the Graduate School of Political Management
Professor Kennedy can discuss information that should be included in the State of the Union address.

Regulation

Susan Dudley
Director, Regulatory Studies Center
Professor Dudley is available to discuss regulation.

Space

Scott Pace
Director, Center for International Science and Technology Policy and the Space Institute
Professor Pace can discuss space and science technology and policy.

Taxes

Michael J. Worth
Professor of Non-Profit Management
Professor Worth can discuss the impact of income and estate tax changes on charitable giving, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy.

U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security

Stephen Biddle
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Professor Biddle is available to comment on Afghanistan and international security.

Michael E. Brown
Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs
Dean Brown is available to comment on U.S. foreign policy and international security.

Amitai Etzioni
University Professor and Professor of International Affairs; Director, Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies
Professor Etzioni can discuss defense cuts.

Charles Glaser
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Director of Institute for Security and Conflict Studies
Professor Glaser is available to comment on energy security and the U.S. nuclear strategy.

Marcus King
Director of Research; Associate Research Professor of International Affairs
Professor King is available to comment about climate change and security.

Steven Livingston
Professor of Media and Public Affairs and Professor of International Affairs
Professor Livingston is available to comment on the media and foreign policy.

Henry Nau
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Director, U.S.-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program
Professor Nau is available to comment on U.S. foreign policy.

Douglas Shaw
Associate Dean for Planning, Research & External Relations; Assistant Professor of International Affairs
Professor Shaw is available to comment on nuclear security.