University of Richmond Election Experts

University of Richmond Election Experts

University of Richmond has scholars who can share a variety of political expertise as you cover the upcoming election season.
Ernest McGowen

Voter Behavior

Political science professor Ernest McGowen can discuss campaigns, elections and voter behavior, especially in regards to race, ethnicity, and age. 

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Henry Chambers

Voting Rights

Law professor Hank Chambers can discuss a variety of areas related to the law and voting.

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Anthony Sparacino

National Party Politics

Political science professor Anthony Sparacino is an expert on political parties and American political development.

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Stephen Long

Foreign Policy

Political science professor Stephen Long can share insights on candidates' stances on foreign policy. 

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Tracy Roof

Public Policy

Tracy Roof, a political science professor, can discuss proposals around public policies such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. 

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Rick Mayes

Healthcare Policy

Rick Mayes, professor of public policy, can speak to candidates' campaign proposals regarding healthcare policy.

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Jessica Flanigan

Charismatic Candidates

Jessica Flanigan, leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics, and law professor, can speak to why voters should be wary of charismatic candidates.

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Jennifer Erkulwater

Social Welfare & Racial Politics

Political science professor Jennifer Erkulwater, studies U.S. social welfare, race, and disability politics.

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Pippa Holloway

History of Voting Rights

History professor Pippa Holloway can discuss current issues around voting rights and the history of voting restrictions.

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