2020 Election Experts

Jessica Levinson

Jessica Levinson

Clinical Professor of Law; Director of LMU Loyola Law School’s Public Service Institute

Election law, governance issues, ethics, political corruption, voting rights, campaign finance, ballot initiatives, redistricting, term limits, and state budgets. 

Justin Levitt

Justin Levitt

Professor of Law; Gerald T. McLaughlin Fellow

Constitutional law; law of the political process, criminal procedure, redistricting, vote-by-mail versus in-person voting, impersonation fraud, legal challenges to voting procedures

Michael Genovese

Professor of Political Science and International Relations, President of the Global Policy Institute and author of “How Trump Governs”

Presidential politics, law and presidential power, international affairs. 

Fernando Guerra

Professor of Political Science and Chicana/o Latina/o studies and founding director of the Center for the Study of Los Angeles

Voter polls, proposition research, state and local government and urban and ethnic politics.

Aaron Caplan

Professor of Law

Civil procedure, constitutional law, ethical lawyering, First Amendment. 

Evan Gerstmann

Professor of Political Science and International Relations

Interaction between law and politics, constitutional law.

Kimberly West-Faulcon

James P. Bradley Chair in Constitutional Law

Constitutional law, civil rights, Supreme Court decisions and appointments, employment discrimination.

Chaya Crowder

Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations

Political behavior, race and ethnicity politics, social media and American politics. 

Richard Fox

Richard Fox

Professor and Associate Chair of Political Science and International Relations

Political ambition, electoral behavior, and gender politics

Fernando Guerra

Professor of Political Science and Chicana/o Latina/o studies and founding director of the Center for the Study of Los Angeles

Voter polls, proposition research, state and local government and urban and ethnic politics.

Fernando Guerra

Professor of Political Science and Chicana/o Latina/o studies and founding director of the Center for the Study of Los Angeles

Voter polls, proposition research, state and local government and urban and ethnic politics.

Jessica Levinson

Jessica Levinson

Clinical Professor of Law; Director of LMU Loyola Law School’s Public Service Institute

Election law, governance issues, ethics, political corruption, voting rights, campaign finance, ballot initiatives, redistricting, term limits, and state budgets. 

Michael Genovese

Professor of Political Science and International Relations, President of the Global Policy Institute and author of “How Trump Governs”

Presidential politics, law and presidential power, international affairs.

Ellen Aprill

Professor of Law, John E. Anderson Chair in Tax Law

Political activities of exempt organizations, laws applicable to religious organizations.

Branden Grimmett

Associate Provost, Career and Professional Development

Job market, hiring trends, virtual recruitment.

Sung Won Sohn

Professor of Finance and Economics

U.S. economy, finance and banking, international trade in the Pacific Rim and technology

Eric Strauss

President’s Professor of Biology, Director of the Center for Urban Resilience

Climate change, urban ecosystems, forest restoration programs in underserved neighborhoods, human-wildlife conflict and management.

Stefan Bradley

Stefan Bradley

Professor of African American Studies, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion

Student and youth activism, Black Freedom Movement, 20th century higher education.

Chaya Crowder

Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Relations

Political behavior, race and ethnicity politics, social media and American politics.

Allan Deck, S.J.

Distinguished Scholar of Theology and Latino Studies

Pastoral theology, Hispanic ministry, Catholic Social Doctrine, spirituality, faith and culture.

Richard Fox

Professor and Associate Chair of Political Science and International Relations

Political ambition, electoral behavior, and gender politics.

Cheryl Grills

Professor of Psychology

Clinical psychologist with a current emphasis in community psychology, social justice issues in communities of color, uprisings for racial justice, and community healing strategies associated with racial stress and trauma.

Gabriele Magni

Assistant Professor of Political Science

How group membership and identity influence political preferences and behavior; how economic anxiety and inequality influence group solidarity and attitudes toward immigrants; LGBTQ politics and politicians.

Brietta Clark

Professor of Law; J. Rex Dibble Fellow

Health care access, health care law, the role that law and government regulators play in ensuring equitable access to health care resources.

Stefan Bradley

Stefan Bradley

Professor of African American Studies, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion

Student and youth activism, Black Freedom Movement, 20th century higher education.

Kimberly West-Faulcon

James P. Bradley Chair in Constitutional Law

Constitutional law, standardized testing, civil rights, employment discrimination

Laurie Levenson

Professor of Law, David W. Burcham Chair in Ethical Advocacy

White-collar crime, criminal procedure.

Eric Miller

Professor of Law, Leo J. O’Brien Fellow

Race and policing, evidence, criminal procedure, police practices and reform.

Allan Deck, S.J.

Distinguished Scholar of Theology and Latino Studies

Pastoral theology, Hispanic ministry, Catholic Social Doctrine, spirituality, faith and culture.

Kathleen Kim

Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion; Professor of Law; William M. Rains Fellow

Immigrants’ rights, civil rights through the lens of race and gender.

Gabriele Magni

Assistant Professor of Political Science

How group membership and identity influence political preferences and behavior; how economic anxiety and inequality influence group solidarity and attitudes toward immigrants; LGBTQ politics and politicians.

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