Western political experts available to speak about federal election

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With the campaign for the 43rd Canadian federal election set to begin, the following political experts from Western University are available to speak with the media.

Robert (Bob) Andersen, Dean, Faculty of Social Science, 519-661-2053, socsci-dean@uwo.ca

Areas of Expertise: Political attitudes, democracy, economic conditions and inequality, poverty, elections

Cameron Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, 519-661-2111, ext. 81163, cander54@uwo.ca

Areas of Expertise: Political behaviour, elections, voting, public opinion

Jeremy Copeland, Graduate Program Chair, Master of Media in Journalism & Communication program, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, 519-280-9982, jcopela4@uwo.ca

Areas of Expertise: Journalism, media coverage of elections, communications

James Compton, Associate Professor, Faculty of Information & Media Studies, 519-661-2111, ext. 86658, jcompto3@uwo.ca

Areas of Expertise: Media spectacles, journalism studies, political economy of communication, university governance

Cristine de Clercy, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, 519-661-2111, ext. 85163, c.declercy@uwo.ca

Areas of Expertise: Leadership, parliament, provincial politics, legislatures, policy innovations, the voluntary sector, women and politics

Laura Stephenson, Professor, Department of Political Science, 519-661-2111, ext. 85164, lstephe8@uwo.ca

Areas of Expertise: Elections, voting and political behaviour

Commentary reflects the perspective and scholarly interest of Western faculty members and is not an articulation of official university policy on issues being addressed.

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeff Renaud, Senior Media Relations Officer, 519-661-2111, ext. 85165, jrenaud9@uwo.ca, @jeffrenaud99

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