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MEMO TO REPORTERS: Election Coverage - UC Berkeley experts available for interviews
05 November 2002

Media Relations

The following scholars from the University of California, Berkeley, will be available on Tuesday, Nov. 5, for election day interviews as well as after the election. Information on how broadcast media outlets can interview scholars via the campus's state-of-the-art broadcast facilities is online.

National and California politics

Bruce Cain
Chair of UC Berkeley's Institute of Governmental Studies and political science professor
Office phone: (510) 642-1739
Topics: National and California politics.

Jack Citrin
Political science professor
Office phone: (510) 642-4692
Topics: California politics, voter participation, public opinion

Public opinion, voter participation

Henry E. Brady
Professor of political science and public policy, director of UC Berkeley's Survey Research Center
Office phone: (510) 642-3008
Topics: Public opinion, political participation.

Jack Citrin
(See National and California politics)

Eric Schickler
Assistant professor of political science
Office phone: (510) 642-6887
Topics: Polls, campaign strategy, U.S. Congress, the presidency

Media coverage of elections

Susan Rasky
Senior lecturer at the Graduate School of Journalism
Office phone: (510) 642-9054
Topics: News coverage of national and state elections

Measures, propositions

Timothy Duane
Associate professor of energy and resources, city and regional planning, landscape architecture and environmental planning
Cell phone: (415) 509-5263
Topics: Nevada County Measure D (property rights, development, zoning)

Bruce Fuller
Professor of education and a director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), an independent policy research center that provides analysis and assistance to California policymakers, education professionals and the general public
Office phone: (510) 643-5362
Topic: state Proposition 49 (after-school programs)

Gerald C. Hayward
A director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE)
Phone: (916) 441-5062
Topic: Proposition 47 (school bonds)

Christine Rosen
Associate professor of business and public policy at the Haas School of Business
Office phone: (510) 642-8695
Topic: Berkeley Measure O (fair trade coffee)

Larry Rosenthal
Executive director of the Berkeley Program on Housing and Public Policy at the Haas School of Business
Office phone: (510) 643-3507
Topics: San Francisco's Measure B (bonds for affordable housing)
San Francisco's propositions N and O (services for the homeless)
San Francisco's Measure R (more chances for renters to buy their housing units)
State proposition 46 (bonds for affordable housing)

Martin Wachs
Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies and professor of civil engineering and city and regional planning. Wachs is on sabbatical, but can be reached at Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C.
Phone: (202) 328-5170
Topics: California Proposition 51 (funding for traffic congestion relief)
Measure BB (BART tax for seismic retrofit)