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UW elections experts

Christopher S. Parker
Associate professor, Department of Political Science
Office: 206-543-2947
Email: csparker@uw.edu
Web: http://www.polisci.washington.edu/Directory/Faculty/Faculty/faculty_parker.html
Expertise: Parker brings survey data to bear on questions of historical import. His research has included the tea party, civil rights and the urban crises of the 1960s. Co-author (with Matt Barretto) of “Change They Can’t Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America.” 2013. 

Matt Barreto
Associate professor, Department of Political Science
Office: 206-543-2780
Email: mbarreto@uw.edu
Web: http://www.polisci.washington.edu/Directory/Faculty/Faculty/faculty_barreto.html
Expertise: Barreto researches political participation of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. He is known for his national and state voter surveys.

David Domke
Professor and chair, Department of Communications
Office: 206-543-2662
Email:domke@uw.edu
Web: http://www.com.washington.edu/domke/
Expertise: Domke studies political leadership, news coverage and social change, particularly the dynamics of post-9/11 America. Recent news articles:Labor Economics, Social Issues

Mark Smith
Professor, political science; adjunct professor, Comparative Religion Program, Department of Communications
Office: 206-616-3606
Email: masmith@uw.edu
Web: http://faculty.washington.edu/masmith/
Expertise: Smith researches public opinion, interest groups, political communication, political economy and public policy.

Pamela J. Clouser McCann
Assistant professor, Evans School of Public Affairs
Office: 206- 616-5817
Email: pjmccann@uw.edu
Web: http://evans.uw.edu/profile/mccann
Expertise: McCann studies American political institutions at the state and national levels, their interaction and their impact on political choices and policy outcomes.

Justin Marlowe
Associate professor, Evans School of Public Affairs
Office: 206-221-4161
Email: jmarlowe@uw.edu
Web: http://evans.uw.edu/profile/marlowe
Expertise: Marlowe studies public financial management, state and local fiscal policy, government accountability and public-private partnerships.