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Rottinghaus, Brandon

Associate Professor

College: Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Department: Political Science

E-mail: bjrottinghaus@uh.edu

Phone: 713-743-3925

Expertise:

presidency; media; public opinion; political scandal; executive-legislative relations; research methods; political science

Profile

Brandon Rottinghaus holds a Ph.D. in political science from Northwestern University and is available to comment on the presidency; the media and public opinion. He has written extensively on presidential leadership and presidential elections. He has contributed opinion articles to several newspapers and has given commentary to a variety of media outlets; including the USA Today; the Boston Globe; The Fort Worth Star Telegram; the Washington Times; the Miami Herald; Slate.com; Politico.com; NPR Houston; BBC Radio and local NBC; CBS and Fox television stations. Rottinghaus is also the author of "The Provisional Pulpit: Modern Presidential Leadership of Public Opinion" (Texas A&M University Press); and he co-edited "Democracy and Punishment: International Perspectives on Criminal Disenfranchisement" (Cambridge University Press). Rottinghaus can specifically comment on presidential primary politics; candidate status (including Rick Perry and other possible nominees); front-runner politics; endorsements; fundraising; the Iowa Caucuses; the New Hampshire primary; the nomination process and presidential transitions.

Tip Sheets

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http://www.uh.edu/news-events/stories/2014/October/1028ElectionTipSheet.php

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http://www.uh.edu/news-events/stories/2014/November/1124Ferguson.php


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