The following is a list of Iowa State University experts available to comment on issues and candidates for the Iowa Democratic caucuses.
Karen Kedrowski, director of the Catt Center for Women and Politics Expertise: Women and politics, caucus history, presidential elections and campaigns Quote: “Iowa is one of the very few states where really all the political candidates will come and spend some time and Iowans do give folks a very close look.” Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org, 515-294-4185
James McCormick, professor of political science Expertise: Trade, foreign policy Quote: “Iowa farmers have really suffered with the imposition of these kinds of tariffs and the decline in soybean sales and pork sales to China.” Contact:email@example.com, 515-294-8682
Dave Peterson, professor and Whitaker Lindgren faculty fellow of political science Expertise: Polling, voter behavior and campaign strategy Quote: “There hasn't been a breakthrough candidate reach anywhere near the top four and those top four have stayed the top four, none of them have fallen dramatically.” Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org, 515-294-9306
Mack Shelley, University Professor and chair of political science Expertise: Education policy, public policy, gerantology Quote: “Depending on whose plan you look at, it could be pretty expensive. We could be talking trillions of dollars if we're talking about forgiving all student debt” Contact:email@example.com, 515-294-1075
Dave Swenson, associate scientist of economics Expertise: Economy, labor and workforce, demographics Quote: “Iowa's economy is basically over the course of this decade, it was the sixth worst growing economy in the United States.” Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org, 515-294-7458
Kelly Winfrey, assistant professor of journalism Expertise: Gender and politics, campaign media coverage, campaign strategies Quote: “That kind of double standard we see still exists both in how the candidates are campaigning and how the media covers them.” Contact:email@example.com, 515-294-8344