As the dust settles from Donald Trump's win of the presidency, a Georgia State University political scientist is available to help break down how and why the vote went in his direction.

Sean Richey is an associate professor of political science and specializes in voting and elections, political communication, and political behavior. He is the author of “The Social Basis of the Rational Citizen: How Political Communication in Social Networks Improves Civic Competence” (Lexington Press, 2014), and has also authored articles on political discussion and persuasion.

Richey is available at [email protected].

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