LSU Experts Available to Speak on 2016 Presidential Election


BATON ROUGE – From caucuses and primaries to debates and nominations, a variety of issues are being discussed during the 2016 presidential election. LSU has researchers available to talk about each issue or in general about the presidential election process. Researchers can also talk about state and local races as well. 

LSU also has a video uplink studio with live broadcast capabilities for any outlets wishing to conduct on-camera interviews.

To schedule interviews, contact 225-578-5685/eballa1@lsu.edu or 225-578-3870/asatake@lsu.edu.

 

Constitutional Law/Supreme Court Appointments:

Michael Coenen
Areas of Expertise: Constitutional law; federal courts; criminal procedure; administrative law.
LSU Law Center – assistant professor of law
225-578-8701
michael.coenen@law.lsu.edu

Ray Diamond
Areas of Expertise: Constitutional law; race relations; legal history
LSU Law Center – Jules F. and Frances L. Landry Distinguished Professor of Law and James Carville Alumni Chair
225-578-8846
ray.diamond@law.lsu.edu

James Stoner
Areas of Expertise: Political theory; English common law; American constitutionalism
Political Science – professor
225-578-2538
poston@lsu.edu

 

Crime:

Ed Shihadeh
Areas of Expertise: Crime and criminology; demography
Department of Sociology – professor and chair
225-578-1635
edsoc@lsu.edu

 

Diversity and Inclusion: 

Kenya LeNoir Messer
Areas of Expertise: Responsible for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives including, strategic planning, outreach and communications and central diversity education efforts and reporting with deans, faculty, staff and students; also leads the unit's fundraising and advancement efforts, provides oversight and guidance for the National Diversity Advisory Board and manages partnerships pertaining to special initiatives with local, national and international constituents
Office of Diversity, associate vice provost
225-578-5736
kmesser@lsu.edu 

Dereck J. Rovaris Sr.
Areas of Expertise: Responsible for the oversight of LSU diversity and outreach efforts including administrative oversight of Office of Diversity reporting units, provides vision and executive leadership for inclusive excellence at LSU, and represents the university in promoting the diversity leadership agenda locally, regionally and nationally
Office of Diversity, vice provost for diversity & chief ficersity officer
225-578-5736
drovaris@lsu.edu 

Summer Steib
Areas of Expertise: Women and gender
LSU Women's Center, director
225-578-7563
summers@lsu.edu 

 

Economy:

Leonard M. Apcar
Areas of Expertise: U.S. economic policy, Federal Reserve interest rate decisions
Switzer Chair and Professional in Residence in the Manship School
225-587-2216
lenapcar@lsu.edu 

Stephen Barnes
Areas of Expertise: Labor economics; health economics; regional economics; public finance; applied econometric and environmental related studies
Economics and Policy Research Group – director; Department of Economics – assistant professor of research
225-578-3783
barnes@lsu.edu

Daniel Brent
Areas of Expertise: Environmental economics; water resource economics; applied econometrics; experimental economics; transportation; public finance; policy evaluation; energy economics
Department of Economics – assistant professor
dbrent@lsu.edu 

Brian Marks
Area of Expertise: Immigration and the economy; research focuses on political geography, agrarian political economy, political ecology, fisheries and aquaculture; electoral redistricting, the Voting Rights Act, citizenship, foreign policy and geopolitics
Department of Geography & Anthropology – assistant professor of geography
225-578-6077
bmarks@lsu.edu

Joseph Mason 
Areas of Expertise: Financial intermediation and economic growth, with special emphasis on financial innovation and the role it plays in financial expansions as well as financial crises. 
Department of Finance – professor

225-578-6255

masonj@lsu.edu

James Richardson
Areas of Expertise: Regional economics; energy economics; state and local taxation; forecasting; public policy
Public Administration Institute – professor; Department of Economics – professor
225-578-6745
parich@lsu.edu

 

Education:

Kenya LeNoir Messer
Areas of Expertise: Responsible for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives including, strategic planning, outreach and communications and central diversity education efforts and reporting with deans, faculty, staff and students; also leads the unit's fundraising and advancement efforts, provides oversight and guidance for the National Diversity Advisory Board and manages partnerships pertaining to special initiatives with local, national and international constituents
Office of Diversity, associate vice provost
225-578-5736
kmesser@lsu.edu 

Roland Mitchell
Areas of Expertise: History of U.S. higher education; the experiences of underrepresented populations in post-secondary education; school-to-prison-pipeline issues; and university to community outreach/relational issues
College of Human Sciences & Education – Jo Ellen Levy Yates Endowed Professor
225-578-2156
rwmitch@lsu.edu

Dereck J. Rovaris Sr.
Areas of Expertise: Responsible for the oversight of LSU diversity and outreach efforts including administrative oversight of Office of Diversity reporting units, provides vision and executive leadership for inclusive excellence at LSU, and represents the university in promoting the diversity leadership agenda locally, regionally and nationally
Office of Diversity, vice provost for diversity & chief ficersity officer
225-578-5736
drovaris@lsu.edu 

 

Energy/Oil and Gas:

David Dismukes
Area of Expertise: Analysis of economic, statistical and public policy issues in energy and regulated industries
LSU Center for Energy Studies – executive director
225-578-4343
dismukes@lsu.edu

John Russin
Areas of Expertise: Renewable energy; sustainable bioproducts and biofuels; Agriculture – LSU LSU AgCenter – vice president
225-578-4880
JRussin@agcenter.lsu.edu

 

Environment:

Stephen Barnes
Areas of Expertise: Labor economics; health economics; regional economics; public finance; applied econometric and environmental related studies
Economics and Policy Research Group – director; Department of Economics – assistant professor of research
225-578-3783
barnes@lsu.edu

Chris D’Elia
Areas of expertise: Nutrient dynamics in aquatic systems; estuarine ecology; coral reef ecology; algal/invertebrate symbiosis; science history and policy; math and science education; marine pollution; global climate change; analytical chemistry
College of the Coast & Environment - dean and professor
225-578-7188
cdelia@lsu.edu

Margaret Reams
Areas of expertise: Environmental policy and management; resilience; sustainability
Department of Environmental Sciences - professor
225-578-4299
mreams@lsu.edu

Robert Twilley
Areas of Expertise: Coastal and environmental issues including land loss and storm surge; seafood industry support
Louisiana Sea Grant College Program executive director and LSU Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences professor
225-578-6710
rtwilley@lsu.edu

 

General Election:

Leonard M. Apcar
Areas of Expertise: Political journalism, media criticism, campaign communication, social media strategy.
Switzer Chair and Professional in Residence in the Manship School of Mass Communication
225-587-2216
lenapcar@lsu.edu 

Belinda Davis
Areas of Expertise: Public policy; welfare migration; electoral competition; Medicaid implementation
Political Science, associate professor
davisbe@lsu.edu 

Robert “Robbie” Hogan
Areas of Expertise: American electoral politics; campaigns; political parties; interest groups at the state level
Political Science – professor
225-578-3217
rhogan1@lsu.edu

James Honeycutt
Areas of Expertise: The effects of political partisanship on voting intentions; psychology and political ideology
Communication Studies – professor
225-578-0032
sphone@lsu.edu

Lyman Hunt
Area of Expertise: Political ideology
Communication Studies – senior instructor
225-578-5989
lhunt@lsu.edu

Nancy Isenberg
Areas of Expertise: Gender and politics, cultural and legal history in the U.S.; Author of "White Trash. The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America"
Named to Politico's Top 50 Guide to the thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American Politics
History, T. Harry Williams Professor
225-578-4492
nisenberg@lsu.edu 

T. Wayne Parent
Areas of Expertise: Southern politics; elections; Louisiana politics
Political Science, Russell B. Long Professor
225-578-2535
popare@lsu.edu

 

Immigration:

Lauren R. Aronson
Area of Expertise: U.S. immigration law and unaccompanied immigrant children - director of Immigration Law Clinic and assistant professor of professional practice
225-578-2071
lauren.aronson@law.lsu.edu

Brian Marks

Area of Expertise: Immigration and the economy; research focuses on political geography, agrarian political economy, political ecology, fisheries and aquaculture; electoral redistricting; the Voting Rights Act; citizenship; foreign policy; and geopolitics
Department of Geography & Anthropology – assistant professor of geography
225-578-6077
bmarks@lsu.edu

 

International Policy:

Brian Marks
Area of Expertise: Immigration and the economy; research focuses on political geography, agrarian political economy, political ecology, fisheries and aquaculture; electoral redistricting; the Voting Rights Act; citizenship; foreign policy; and geopolitics
Department of Geography & Anthropology – assistant professor of geography
225-578-6077
bmarks@lsu.edu

 

Mass Media/Political Communication:

Leonard M. Apcar
Areas of Expertise: Political journalism, media criticism, campaign communication, social media strategy.
Switzer Chair and Professional in Residence in the Manship School of Mass Communication
225-587-2216
lenapcar@lsu.edu 

Joshua Darr
Areas of Expertise: Placement and effects of campaign field offices, the importance of local newspapers for voter learning and political awareness, and the ability of campaigns to influence the quantity and tone of their local media coverage
Manship School of Mass Communication – assistant professor
225-578-0395
jdarr@lsu.edu

Martin Johnson
Areas of Expertise: Media; politics; public opinion; political psychology; and public policy
Manship School of Mass Communication: Kevin P. Reilly Sr. Chair in Political Communication and professor of mass communication and political science
225-578-7381
martinj@lsu.edu

Mike Henderson
Areas of Expertise: Public Opinion and election
Public Policy Research Lab research director
mbhende1@lsu.edu

Robert Mann
Area of Expertise: Political history; political communication
Manship School of Mass Communication – Manship Chair and professor
225-578-2053
bobmann@lsu.edu

Ofer Mintz
Areas of Expertise: Marketing analytics, marketing strategy, political marketing, and digital marketing (social media)
*Available starting in April due to paternity leave
Department of Marketing – assistant professor
225-578-8321
omintz@lsu.edu

Kathleen Searles
Areas of Expertise: News media; campaign advertising; political psychology
Political Science/Manship School of Mass Communication –assistant professor
225-578-7588
ksearles@lsu.edu

 

Race Relations:

Lori Martin
Areas of Expertise: Race and ethnicity relations; demography; racial wealth inequality; asset poverty; race and sports
Department of African & African American Studies and Sociology – associate professor
225-578-1785
lorim@lsu.edu 

Bryan McCann
Areas of Expertise: Race, racism and criminal justice; primary and general election debates; and how campaigns structure arguments
Communication Studies
225-578-6813
504-330-8166
bryanm@lsu.edu 

 

Women and Gender:

Summer Stein
Areas of Expertise: Women and gender
LSU Women's Center, director
225-578-7563
summers@lsu.edu 

 

In the News

Ted Cruz has a very real birther problem: The law is not settled — but the history is
Salon
Jan. 22, 2016

Four ways Iowa caucuses could make Election 2016 clearer
The Christian Science Monitor
Jan. 31, 2016

Presidential candidates look forward after Iowa
The Maroon
Feb. 4, 2016

John Kasich wrongly says Ohio's credit rating, AA+, is tops
Politifact
Feb. 8, 2016

When campaigning, boots are cheaper than ads
Marketplace
Feb. 8, 2016

Religion, patriotism, partisanship: Donald Trump and Ted Cruz’s Presidents’ Day history lesson
Salon
Feb. 15, 2016

Coded language on the campaign trail
MPR News
March 1, 2016

Donald Trump is not a threat to American democracy: Robert Mann
The Times-Picayune
March 3, 2016

Where are all the women on political talk shows?
Wisconsin Public Radio
March 8, 2016

Their brand is demagogic rage: Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and our sad new politics of anger and performance
Salon
March 11, 2016

Campaign Critiques: University experts evaluate election season controversies, hot topics
The Daily Reveille
March 14, 2016

Biden pushes for Garland confirmation as Republicans dig into nominee's past
WJLA
March 24, 2016 

Liberals love Alexander Hamiliton. But Aaron Burr was a real progressive hero.
Washington Post
March 30, 2016

Trump's popularity isn't always enough when it comes to winning delegates
Louisiana Record
April 16, 2016 

Stop clinging to the Founding Fathers: The Andrew Jackson/Hamilton/Tubman debate is really about honest history
Salon
April 22, 2016

Elizabeth Warren’s big win: The new, much-needed rule that could rein in Wall Street slime
Salon
April 23, 2016

Presidential candidates are racing to the convention finish line
Loyola Maroon
April 29, 2016 

13 Southern books sure to set hearts racing this summer
Atlanta Journal Constitution
May 20, 2016

We beat Donald Trump by mocking Donald Trump: What Bill Maher and Barack Obama understand about whipping a bully
Salon
May 21, 2016

Donald Trump, Women and the Class Divide
June 1, 2016
WNYC

Isenberg’s ‘White Trash’ a timely look at class in America
Atlanta Journal Constitution
June 10, 2016

Who Are You Calling 'White Trash'?
Pop Matters
June 10, 2016

Debunking our cultural myths by tracing class in America
Boston Globe
June 15, 2016

White Trash
Slate
June 16, 2016

'White Trash' Ruminates on an American Underclass
New York Times
June 21, 2016

“White Trash” — a cultural and political history of an American underclass
Washington Post
June 23, 2016

A Look at America’s Long and Troubled History of White Poverty
New York Times
June 24, 2016

Book review: Divisions along class lines have always existed in America
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 26, 2016

Scalawags, Rednecks, Mudsills and Swamp People: 400 Years on America’s Fringe
In These Times
June 26, 2016

A History Of The White Underclass
Jefferson Public Radio
June 27, 2016

Five Myths About Class in America
Washington Post
July 1, 2016

Best Books: Summer 2016
WBUR
July 1, 2016

How America created, then promptly forgot about its ‘white trash’
Fusion
July 1, 2016

Two Books About an Overlooked American Class
Buffalo News
July 2, 2016

The Best Business and Economics Books for Summer
The Atlantic
July 2, 2016

Nancy Isenberg shows how class shaped American history in her new book, “White Trash" 
History News Network
July 3, 2016

The Founding Fathers’ History Of Trashing The Poor
KPBS
July 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton Embraces Ideas From Bernie Sanders’s College Tuition Plan
New York Times
July 6, 2016

What Nancy Isenberg shows in her history of “White Trash” is how prominent a role the white poor have played in American history
History News Network
July 6, 2016

'White Trash' argues that America has always been riven by class conflict
The Christian Science Monitor
July 6, 2016

The White Trash Theory of Donald Trump
New Republic
July 6, 2016

Book review: America's preoccupation with 'good and bad breeds'
Providence Journal
July 7, 2016

The deep roots of “white trash” in America: “Not only are we not a post-racial society, we are certainly not a post-class society”
Salon
July 9, 2016

All that ‘working class’ campaign talk based mostly on myths
The News & Observer
July 10, 2016

Five myths about class in the US
Alaska Daily News
July 11, 2016

Review of Nancy Isenberg's "White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America"
History News Network
July 14, 2016

‘White Trash’ -- N.C. first white trash colony
The Charlotte Observer
July 14, 2016

Author uncovers US's history of 'White Trash'
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 16, 2016

White Lives Matter: On Nancy Isenberg’s ‘White Trash’
The Millions
July 18, 2016

Cutting Class
Slate
July 20, 2016

Former KKK leader David Duke, citing Trump, announces Senate bid
Washington Post
July 22, 2016

Identity politics is holding country back
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
July 23, 2016

La.’s federal races crammed with candidates
The Ind
July 25, 2016

It’s not Thomas Jefferson’s fault: Race, the Confederate flag and the new historic correctness
Salon
July 25, 2016

White Plight?
The New Yorker
July 25, 2016

Key Takeaways from the 2016 Republican National Convention
Manship Minute
July 25, 2016

10 best books of July: the Monitor's picks
The Christian Science Monitor
July 25, 2016

LSU professor on what to expect from Clinton's speech
WWL
July 28, 2016

Comparing Donald Trump to Aaron Burr misses the mark; Trump's more like Alexander Hamilton
Oregon Live
July 29, 2016

Key Takewayas from the 2016 Democratic National Convention
Manship Minute 
Aug. 2, 2016

White Trash
Radio West
Aug. 2, 2016

Alford: Like it or not, David Duke is running for office
Business Report
Aug. 2, 2016

'White Trash' history reveals why class is crucial in U.S. election
CBC Radio
Aug. 2, 2016

Democrats played up the flag at their convention. Was that risky?
Washington Post
Aug. 4, 2016

Spoiler alert: Donald Trump will win Louisiana in November
Nola.com
Aug. 6, 2016

The origin of 'white trash,' and why class is still an issue in the U.S.
PBS NewsHour
Aug. 16, 2016

America’s worst historians
Salon
Aug. 19, 2016

The White-Minstrel-Show Version of History 
National Review
Aug. 20, 2016

Here’s another reason not to trust TV news reports about election polls
Washington Post
Aug. 23, 2016

The godfather vs. the grandmother: How the 2016 election became a battle of “character” over substance
Salon
Aug. 31, 2016

The Original Underclass
The Atlantic
Sept. 1, 2016

What's Going on With America's White Poeple?
Politico
Sept. 1, 2016

The Politico 50 Reading List
Politico
Sept. 1, 2016

A Berkeley sociologist made some tea party friends — and wrote a condescending book about them
The Washington Post
Sept. 1, 2016

Everyone is reading books trying to explain Trump voters
Washington Post
Sept. 2, 2016

Five myths about class division in the U.S.
Lexington Herald Leader
Sept. 2, 2016

Can the Democrats Win Back White Working-Class Voters?
The Nation
Sept. 6, 2016

A Resurgence Of 'Redneck' Pride, Marked By Race, Class And Trump
NPR
Sept. 6, 2016

Commentary: Poor Whites Find Themselves Under the Microscope
KBIA
Sept. 6, 2016

Trump Campaign Details Tax Paid After Foundation’s Political Gift
The Wall Street Journal
Sept. 7, 2016

Good, slim or none? What are Democrats' chances in this year's Louisiana Senate race?
Nola.com
Sept. 9, 2016

The Best Stuff on Earth, According to Lizzy Caplan
Vanity Fair
Sept. 9, 2016

Donald Trump president. The decision was taken in a trailer
Forbes
Sept. 11, 2016

LSU professor ranks fourth on 'Politico 50' list
The Daily Reveille
Sept. 14, 2016

Journalist Robert Mann to discuss 2016 elections
The Advocate
Sept. 14, 2016

LSU experts say David Duke has little chance in Senate race
Reveille
Sept. 18, 2016

'White Trash' succeeds on many levels
Bowling Green Daily News
Sept. 18, 2016

Your Call: The untold history of class in America
KALW
Sept. 18, 2016

'White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America'
National Catholic Reporter
Sept. 19, 2016

Nancy Isenberg's 'White Trash' part II
National Catholic Reporter
Sept. 20, 2016

A new prostitution scandal roils a Louisiana Senate race
The Washington Post
Sept. 22, 2016

Millennials mild about Clinton should be terrified of Trump
The Times-Picayune
Sept. 23, 2016

The lie of white “economic insecurity”: Race, class and the rise of Donald Trump
Salon
Sept. 24, 2016

Targeting local newspapers can be an effective tactic for campaign field offices
LSE USCentre
Sept. 29, 2016

Busted: America's Poverty Myths, a new series from On the Media
WRVO
Sept. 29, 2016

Eric Trump ‘Charity’ Spent $880K at Family-Owned Golf Resorts
The Daily Beast
Sept. 30, 2016

Louisiana election polls are less accurate than others, LSU professor says
The Times-Picayune
Sept. 30, 2016

Hidden Injuries of Class, Race and Culture
American Prospoct
Oct. 3, 2016

Where Clinton Is Setting Up Field Offices — And Where Trump Isn’t      
Five Thirty Eight
Oct. 7, 2016

Political Horizons: U.S. Senate candidates still struggling to create buzz with month to go before primary
The Advocate
Oct. 9, 2016

Where do you think Hillary's "happy place" is?
Deadline DR
Oct. 10, 2016

Louisiana Public Square
LPB
Oct. 16, 2016

Donald Trump’s Economic Plan, Up Close, Doesn’t Add Up
Wall Street Journal
Oct. 18, 2016

Trump’s Claims of ‘Rigged’ Election Could Hurt His Own Campaign, Research Shows
Wall Street Journal
Oct. 18, 2016

Scutinizing Whiteness
The Indypendent
Oct. 21, 2016

White Stuff: Amid Election Rancor, Writers Reassess The White Working Class
Resource
Oct. 28, 2016

Four books to understand why Trump can win on Tuesday
El Mundo
Oct. 31, 2016

Nancy Isenberg: White trash: The 400-year untold history of class in America
DN
Nov. 1, 2016

The Roots of Trump and the Tea Party: The Hidden Injuries of Class, Race and Culture
Alternet
Nov. 1, 2016

White Stuff: Amid Election Rancor, Writers Reassess The White Working Class
Public Broadcasting
Nov. 1, 2016

LSU to host election night event
Dig BR
Nov. 2, 2016

Political experts to dissect election results at LSU
Business Report
Nov. 2, 2016

Turbulent Summer Mars Louisiana Capital's Mayoral Race
ABC News
Nov. 2, 2016

Donald Trump’s perverse class war: How he makes lower-educated whites think he's on their side (he's not)
New York Daily News
Nov. 2, 2016

If Republicans can't win without supressing black votes, they should find other work
NOLA.com
Nov. 4, 2016

Candidates’ nomination papers provide a snapshot
North Shore News
Nov. 4, 2016

The 16 books that explain the 2016 race
Washington Post
Nov. 4, 2016

A Podcast Listener's Guide to the 2016 Election
The Atlantic
Nov. 5, 2016

Amid election rancor, writers reassess white working class
Ohio Valley ReSource
Nov. 6, 2016

Hillary Clinton's email problems are not as bad as when Vice President Aaron Burr was Indicted for Murder
History News Network
Nov. 6, 2016

Nancy Isenberg says the media got the profile of the average Trump voter wrong
History News Network
Nov. 7, 2016

The 7 voter turnout questions that could decide the 2016 election
Vox
Nov. 7, 2016

Legislative Races Offer Democrats Opportunities to Grow
Governing
Nov. 7, 2016

Trump’s unconventional campaign could help Democrats regain legislative seats, LSU professor says
Business Report
Nov. 7, 2016

Hillary Clinton's stronger ground game could make the difference in the U.S. election
CBC News
Nov. 8, 2016

Turns out SNL’s ‘Black Jeopardy’ was way more accurate than people realized
The Washington Post
Nov. 8, 2016

As the US election looms, here are 16 books that explain Trump, Clinton and America
Shouth China Morning Post
Nov. 8, 2016

Redneck Blues
Idees
Nov. 9, 2016

Why is Louisiana Red?
The Maroon
Nov. 9, 2016

In Trump, oil and gas sees turnaround
The Advertiser
Nov. 9, 2016

Like it or not, Trump is the next president — Now, here’s how he can improve higher ed
The Hechinger Report
Nov. 9, 2016 

LSU president pens op-ed on how Trump can help save higher education
Business Report

Louisiana oil and gas leaders see industry turnaround in Trump
Business Report

6 books to help understand Trump's win
Finanicial Review
Nov. 10, 2016

Post-Election Reading: Bookseller Picks
Publisher's Weekly
Nov. 11, 2016

Trump's Rust Belt Bet
City Lab
Nov. 11, 2016

People look to books to explain Trump’s election
Boston Globe
Nov. 11, 2016

The Myth of Female Solidarity
New York Times
Nov. 12, 2016

How do Baton Rouge mayor-president runoff foes win it all? 2 factors may hold the key
The Advocate
Nov. 12, 2016

White Power Trumps Good Sense
The Gleaner
Nov. 13, 2016

Review: Two books tell of the problem of whiteness in America
The Post and Courier
Nov. 13, 2016

Progressive fundamentalism: how Hollywood and the media fortify the bubbles we all live in
Vox
Nov. 14, 2016

Nancy Isenberg: Trump consolidate the old system
Gazeta Prawna
Nov. 15, 2016

No polling crisis in Louisiana, political scientists say
Business Report
Nov. 16, 2016

Oped: With Trump win comes a test for angry, white supporters
York Dispatch
Nov. 16, 2016

Notable nonfiction books in 2016
Washington Post
Nov. 17, 2016

J.D. Vance, the False Prophet of Blue America
New Republic
Nov. 17, 2016

What happened: LSU professor explains complexities of 2016 presidential election
The Daily Reveille
Nov. 17, 2016

The Story Behind This Week's Best Sellers
New York Times
Nov. 18, 2016

The Flag is Bleeding
The Mac Weekly
Nov. 18, 2016

Trump’s election marks a reset for all our institutions
The Hill
Nov. 22, 2016

Experts say expect more East Baton Rouge mayor's race campaign ads after Thanksgiving, especially negative ones
The Advocate
Nov. 24, 2016

Foster Campbell Is the Last Democrat Left Fighting
New Republic
Nov. 25, 2016

Republican Congress Is Likely to Alter Higher-Ed Policy
Chronicle of Higher Education
Nov. 28, 2016

Facebook and Google aren’t the fake news firewall
The Hill
Nov. 29, 2016

Thanks to Bobby Jindal, we know how disastrous Trump’s education policies could be
Nola.com
Dec. 2, 2016

Senate runoff getting little attention
The Maroon
Dec. 2, 2016

Louisiana Senate race: GOP and Democrats fight for last open seat in 2016
CBS News
Dec. 5, 2016

In Louisiana’s election for U.S. Senate, one final defeat awaits Democrats
Washington Post
Dec. 7, 2016

In Louisiana Senate election, one final defeat awaits Democrats
Cortez Journal
Dec. 7, 2016

Democratic Populism Probably About to Take a Beating in Huey Long’s State
New York Mag
Dec. 8, 2016

Trump’s Other Ethics Quagmire: His Foundation
The American Prospect
Dec. 9, 2016

All the President’s Propaganda
The New York Times
Dec. 12, 2016

Experts offer questions they hope to see asked of Trump's education secretary pick
Inside Higher Ed
Jan. 17, 2017

Trump's First-100-Day Opportunity For Women: Tax Code Reform To Reduce Wage Gap
Forbes
Jan. 19, 2017

 

Media Note:
Please check back as experts will continue to be added to the list throughout the election year.

 

 

Contact Ernie Ballard
LSU Media Relations
225-578-5685
eballa1@lsu.edu