BUFFALO, N.Y. -- On Friday, March 2, the University at Buffalo
will hold a press briefing on the Republican presidential primary
and the candidates still in the race.
It will take place from 11 a.m. to noon in the Baird Room of the
Center for Tomorrow, UB North Campus and will feature brief
statements by the faculty experts who will then answer questions
posed by reporters.
Coffee and bagels will be served. A map of the UB North Campus
is available here: http://www.buffalo.edu/buildings.
The presenters will be James E. Campbell, PhD, SUNY
Distinguished Professor and chair, Department of Political Science,
and Joshua Dyck, PhD, assistant professor and Director of
Undergraduate Studies, Department of Political Science.
James Campbell is a nationally recognized expert on campaigns
and elections, voting behavior, American political parties,
American macro-politics, election forecasting, public opinion,
political participation, presidential politics,
presidential/congressional relations and electoral systems. He is
the author of four books, more than 60 book chapters and scores of
journal articles on these subjects. He is frequently quoted by
major national publications on election issues and is known for
robust research findings "you can hang your hat on." Website: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~jcampbel.
Joshua Dyck (pronounced Dick) is an election commentator who
studies American politics with a focus on public opinion, political
geography, direct democracy, voting behavior and state politics.
His work has appeared in many leading scholarly journals including
the Journal of Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political
Research Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, Electoral Studies,
and American Politics Research. He is also is the co-editor of The
Guide to State Politics and Policy with Richard Niemi of the
University of Rochester, currently under contract with CQ Press.