Election 2020

With election campaigns, government processes or court decisions, the political landscape is constantly changing. Penn State experts keep their fingers on the pulse of the political climate in the United States and on the issues that could decide the 2020 election.

  • Daniel Mallinson

    Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration

    Politics & Policy

  • Nichola Gutgold

    Professor of Communcations Art & Sciences

    Politics & Policy

  • Robert Speel

    Associate Professor of Political Science

    Politics & Policy

  • Flynt Leverett

    Professor of International Affairs and Asian Studies

    Politics & Policy

  • Dennis Jett

    Professor of International Affairs

    Politics & Policy

The Penn State community includes a wide range of faculty members and researchers who contribute to an open, public dialogue on important political issues across the state, nation and world. Our faculty often speak with the media on research related to issues that are top of mind during elections.

  • We have faculty specializing in public policymaking, women in politics, gerrymandering, census and demographics and election hacking.
  • Other subject matter experts are available on topics that may arise during the election cycle like climate change, gun violence, immigration, national security and school segregation.
Daniel Mallinson

Daniel Mallinson

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration

Expertise:

  • Politics & Policy

Focus Areas:

  • Politics
  • American Politics
  • Pennsylvania Politics
  • Drug Policy

In The Media:

Contact Daniel Mallinson with questions about:

Nichola Gutgold

Nichola Gutgold

Professor of Communcations Art & Sciences

Expertise

  • Politics & Policy

Focus Areas:

  • Politics
  • American Politics
  • Voting Behavior
  • Women in Politics

Contact Nichola Gutgold with questions about: rhetoric of women in male-dominated fields.

Robert Speel

Robert Speel

Associate Professor of Political Science

Expertise:

  • Politics & Policy

Focus Areas:

  • Politics
  • American Politics
  • American Presidency
  • Elections
  • Voting Behavior
  • Congress
  • International Affairs

Contact Robert Speel with questions about:

Flynt Leverett

Flynt Leverett

Professor of International Affairs and Asian Studies

Expertise

  • Politics & Policy

Focus Areas:

  • Politics
  • American Politics
  • Congress
  • International Affairs
  • Middle East
  • Chinese Foreign Policy

Contact Flynt Leverett with questions about:

Dennis Jett

Dennis Jett

Professor of International Affairs

Expertise:

  • Politics & Policy

Focus Areas:

  • International Affairs
  • Foreign Aid Administration
  • American Foreign Policy

Contact Dennis Jett with questions about: International affairs, foreign policy and foreign aid administration

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