Political experts available to speak about federal election

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With the campaign for the 44th Canadian federal election underway, the following political experts from Western University are available to speak with the media.

Chris Alcantara, Professor and Graduate Chair, Department of Political Science, Co-Author of Winning and Keeping Power in Canadian Politics

Areas of Expertise: Political parties, political myths, elections, power and politics

James Compton, Associate Professor, Faculty of Information & Media Studies

Areas of Expertise: Media spectacles, journalism ethics and standards, political economy of communication

Jeremy Copeland, Professor and Graduate Chair, Master of Media in Journalism & Communication, Faculty of Information and Media Studies

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

Cristine de Clercy, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Co-Director, Leadership and Democracy Laboratory, Director, LEADR Research Group

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

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

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