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GW Experts Available to Comment on the Potential Government Shutdown

September 27, 2013
The George Washington University has experts available to comment to the media about the potential government shutdown.
 
To schedule an interview with an expert, contact the Office of Media Relations at gwmedia@gwu.edu or 202-994-6460.
 
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Dr. Kasdin can speak on governance questions, including public institutions’ design and management, and governmental budgeting. He previously worked at the White House Office of Management and Budget for more than 11 years.
 
Steve Redburn
Adjunct 
Professor Redburn worked at the White House Office of Management and Budget during the 1995 government shutdown and can speak about his experiences.
 
Dale Didion
Adjunct 
Professor Didion worked at the White House Office of Management and Budget under Director David Stockman and can speak on costs related to efforts to cancel federal programs prematurely.
 
Professor of Political Management
Dr. Arterton can discuss the pros and cons of a government shutdown and who would benefit in either scenario. 
 
Director of the Political Management Graduate Program
Dr. Brown can comment on how the political parties are positioning themselves on this issue, and what the political fallout could be for the 2014 elections.