Campaign 2012: GOP candidates

Today, Professor Voices kicks off a new occasional series called “Campaign 2012″ which will run until election day November 2012. We’ve pulled together several Boston University experts who will give their views on key issues of the campaign. We’ve asked our first group of experts to weigh in on the current field of GOP hopefuls for the nomination for president. The experts are:

Tom Fiedler is the Dean of the College of Communication and an expert on American politics and political reporting. He is the former executive editor of the Miami Herald and a regular contributor to PoliticoArena. He can be reached at 617-353-3488, tfiedler@bu.edu, Twitter: @BUCOMDEAN

Tom Whalen is an associate professor of Social Sciences. He is an expert on modern American politics and the American presidency. He is a regular contributor to PoliticoArena. He can be reached at 617-353-4785, tjw64@bu.edu

Tobe Berkovitz is an associate professor of Advertising. He is an expert on media strategy and political advertising. He can be reached at 617-353-7742, tobetv@bu.edu

Cornelius Hurley, a professor at Boston University’s School of Law, is director of the Center for Finance, Law & Policy (formerly the Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law). He is a former counsel to the Fed Board of Governors. He can be reached at 617-353-5427, ckhurley@bu.edu, Twitter: @ckhurley

Tomorrow: Our experts weigh in on Jon Huntsman