John Geer can comment on the effectiveness of political television advertisements, political polls and all aspects of the 2016 presidential election. He is a widely quoted expert on negative campaign advertising and the author of In Defense of Negativity: Attacks Ads in Presidential Campaigns.Geer,Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University has published 5 books and over 20 articles on presidential politics and elections, and has served as Editor of The Journal of Politics (2005-2009).