Politics


Added 06/06/22 | Location: Australia, Philippines | Subjects: ,

Nicole Curato is a professor of political sociology at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the University of Canberra in Australia. Her work examines how democratic politics take root in the aftermath of disasters, armed conflict and urban crime.

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Added 01/14/22 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Diego Groisman is a research scientist at Cybersecurity for Democracy, an independent, nonpartisan research organization at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. His team audits online platforms for misinformation and advocates for increased data transparency.

Added 03/02/20 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

Tiana Epps-Johnson is the executive director of the nonprofit Center for Tech and Civic Life, which provides training and resources to local election officials.

Added 09/28/18 | Location: Texas | Subjects:

Sharon A. Navarro is professor of political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Updated 04/03/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Kat Calvin is the founder of Spread the Vote, a nonprofit organization that helps people obtain IDs for jobs, housing, medical care and voting.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , ,

Alvaro Bedoya is the founding director of the Center on Privacy and Technology and a visiting professor at Georgetown Law.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: New Mexico | Subjects: ,

Antoinette Sedillo Lopez is a member of the New Mexico State Senate. In 2018 and 2021, Sedillo Lopez was a candidate for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional district.

Updated 04/23/21 | Location: Connecticut | Subjects: ,

Khalilah Brown-Dean is an associate professor of political science and senior director for Inclusive Excellence at Quinnipiac University.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects:

Tammy Vigil is an associate professor of communication at Boston University.

Added 07/06/17 | Location: California | Subjects:

Erica Bernal-Martinez is the CEO of NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials) Educational Fund, which works to encourage the participation of Latinos in the America political process and increase the effectiveness of Latino policymakers on issues such as immigration, voting rights and election reform.

Updated 04/13/21 | Location: South Carolina | Subjects: , ,

Adolphus Belk Jr. is a professor of political science and African American studies at Winthrop University in South Carolina.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: New Jersey | Subjects: , ,

Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor and department chair of African American studies at Princeton University.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Charlton McIlwain is vice provost for faculty engagement and development and a professor of media, culture and communication at New York University.

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Updated 10/01/21 | Location: North Carolina | Subjects: ,

Deen Freelon is an associate professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media.

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Updated 10/01/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Sarah Audelo is the outgoing executive director of the Alliance for Youth Action, a network of youth activist organizations. She is an expert in the youth and millennial electorate.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro is Dean’s Professor of Gender Studies and Chair of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Southern California.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Angela Rye is principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies, a political consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., that seeks to empower young professionals in economic development, civic engagement and political involvement.

Updated 04/18/21 | Location: Ohio | Subjects: , ,

Bakari Kitwana is a cultural critic, journalist and activist specializing in hip-hop, youth culture and Black political engagement.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Mo Elleithee is the founding executive director of Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service.

Updated 04/19/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , ,

Dorian T. Warren is a progressive organizer advocating for social, economic and racial change. He is the co-president of Community Change and the Co-Chair of the Economic Security Project.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Linda Chavez is a conservative commentator. She is president of the Becoming American Institute, part of Defending Democracy Together.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Michael Kang is the William G. and Virginia K. Karnes Research Professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and a nationally recognized expert on campaign finance, voting rights, redistricting, judicial elections and corporate governance.

Updated 02/10/21 | Location: New York | Subjects:

Christina Greer is an associate professor of political science at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center (Manhattan) campus.

Updated 04/01/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Matt Barreto is a political science and Chicana/o and Central American studies professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the co-founder of Latino Decisions, a polling firm that

Updated 04/13/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , ,

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad is the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Chief of Race, Wealth and Community.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: ,

Andra Gillespie is an associate professor of political science at Emory University and director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Keith Boykin is a CNN political commentator. Previously, he was an MSNBC commentator, CNBC contributor and BET.com columnist.

Updated 12/08/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Cathy J. Cohen is the David and Mary Winton Green Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.

Added 06/12/13 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: , ,

Jerry Gonzalez is the founder and CEO of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , , ,

Lisa García Bedolla is an education professor at the University of California, Berkeley. She is also the school’s vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate division.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Florida | Subjects: ,

Alberto R. “Al” Cardenas is a senior partner at the law firm Squire Patton Boggs.

Updated 03/31/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Karthick Ramakrishnan teaches political science and public policy at the University of California, Riverside, and is the founding director of its Center for Social Innovation.

Updated 01/15/21 | Location: Maryland | Subjects: , ,

Jason Johnson is an associate professor in the School of Global Journalism and Communication at Morgan State University. He is also politics editor at The Root and a contributor to MSNBC.

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Updated 01/13/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Victoria DeFrancesco Soto is assistant dean for civic engagement and a lecturer at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin.

Updated 04/06/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , , ,

Mark Hugo Lopez is the director of global migration and demography research at Pew Research Center.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Connecticut | Subjects: ,

Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. After receiving his J.D. from Yale Law School, he clerked for Judge Stephen Breyer in the U.S. Court of Appeals, then returned to Yale as a faculty member in 1985.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Tom K. Wong is an associate professor of political science at the University of California, San Diego. He is also the founding director of the U.S. Immigration Policy Center (USIPC).

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: New Mexico | Subjects:

Gabriel Sanchez is a professor of political science, executive director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy, and co-director of the Institute of Policy, Evaluation and Applied

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: ,

Michael Leo Owens is an associate professor of political science at Emory University in Atlanta, researching urban politics, state and local politics, the politics of criminal punishment, governance and public

Updated 01/18/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: , , , ,

Veronica (Ronnye) Vargas Stidvent can speak about law, politics and policy trends in the Hispanic community.

Updated 12/08/21 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects: , , ,

Marc Lamont Hill is the Steve Charles Professor of Media, Cities and Solutions at Temple University.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: ,

Vincent Hutchings is a professor of political science and Afroamerican and African studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Brittany Packnett Cunningham is an activist and commentator on issues of race and justice. She is an NBC News and MSNBC contributor, and host of UNDISTRACTED, a news and justice podcast with an intersectional lens on the world.