Newswise — As the 2016 campaign cycle draws to a close, UNLV has experts available to offer commentary on international, national, state, and local politics and related election issues.
Topics include trade and the economy, immigration, national security, and voter turnout.
Visit our website for a full list of experts.
David Damore (political science): Damore, a Brookings Institute senior fellow, is renowned as a media darling for his reputation as an expert on all things political. His specialties include American and Latino politics, elections, campaigns, and public policy at the national and state levels. Scroll through clips from the dozens of media appearances under his belt on his university profile.
Michael Green (history): Green is a historian whose main research topics include the evolution of politics within the state of Nevada, the U.S. Supreme Court, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War Era.
Tiffiany Howard (political science): Howard looks at politics from the perspective of international security; immigration and refugee policies; political violence, conflict and terrorism; and gender and race.
Rob Lang (urban affairs): Lang, director of Brookings Mountain West and UNLV's Lincy Institute, studies the intersection of politics and demographics and their impact on urban areas.
Dan Lee (political science): Lee is an expert on the American party system (including the impact of the third-party system and the dynamics of issue change in Congress), elections, and general politics. Read his recent Q&A on the importance of Nevada as a swing state during Election 2016.
John Tuman (political science): Tuman, chairman of UNLV's political science department, is well-versed in all aspects of national, state, and local politics. But his niche expertise lies in the intersection of politics with immigrants, Latin America, NAFTA, and foreign aid. Read his recent Q&A on why the Latino vote means more than ever to candidates this election.