For Immediate Release
May 1, 2003
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Maryland Experts on Bush/Iraq Speech
The University of Maryland has the experts you need to provide perspective and analysis of President Bush¿s speech to the nation this evening from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. Mr. Bush is expected to officially announce the end of major combat operations in Iraq.
For a complete list of UM experts on post-war Iraq, the war on terror, homeland defense, the Mideast, Korea and more browse to http://www.newsdesk.umd.edu/experts/.
Shawn J. Parry-Giles - professor of communication, women's studies; director, Center for Political Communication and Civic Leadership, University of Maryland
Expertise: presidential image making; propaganda; rhetorical, feminist and media criticism
Credentials: author, The Rhetorical Presidency, Propaganda, and the Cold War, 1945-1955
Contact: 301-405-6527 (office); 301-495-8875 (home); firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: www.wam.umd.edu/~spg/
Trevor Parry-Giles - professor of political communication, University of Maryland
Expertise: presidential rhetoric, political strategy and advertising
Credentials: former political consultant; co-authored "Constructing Clinton: Hyperreality and Presidential Image-Making in Postmodern Politics"
Contact: 301-405-8947 (office); 301-495-8875 (home); email@example.com
Web site: www.wam.umd.edu/~tpg/index.html
James Klumpp - Associate professor, communication dept.
Expertise: Political communication; public discourse; communication and social change; public life in American communities
Credentials: Teaches courses in contemporary rhetorical theory, rhetorical foundations of American life, political communication, and historical/critical methods
Contact:office: 301-405-6520; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: http://www.comm.umd.edu/people/faculty/jklumpp.html
Paul Herrnson - director, Center for American Politics and Citizenship and professor of government and politics, University of Maryland
Expertise: congressional and national politics; campaign finance reform; voting technology
Credentials: recent books include: Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington, 3rd ed. (2000); The Good Fight: How Political Candidates Struggle to Win Elections Without Losing Their Souls (2001, co-editor); and Playing Hardball: Campaigning for the U.S. Congress (2000)
Contact: 301-405-4123 (office); email@example.com; or Neil Tickner, 301-405-4622; 301- 257-0073 (after-hours)
Web site: http://www.capc.umd.edu/org.as