Newswise — ANN ARBOR—President Obama will outline various executive actions and legislative proposals during the State of the Union address Jan. 20. University of Michigan experts are available to offer analysis.

Aaron Kall, director of the U-M Debate Program and Debate Institute.

@MichiganDebate Aaron Kall: Obama must use #SOTU2015 to provide momentum for an executive/legislative agenda that will cement his legacy.

Contact: 734-239-3996, [email protected]

Michael Heaney, assistant professor of organizational studies and political science.

@umichLSA Michael Heaney: Obama must justify controversial acts on immigration, Cuba & health care, and tell how he'll work w/ Republicans.

Contact: 202-236-3369, [email protected]

Josh Pasek, assistant professor of communication studies and faculty associate in the Center for Political Studies.

@umisrcps @jmping Josh Pasek: Unlikely that #SOTU will help Obama agenda; too easy to tune out & Reps will respond in real time on Twitter.

Contact: 734-763-3186, 734-764-6717 (on Wednesday), [email protected]