Tagged: Tom Whalen

Experts available to comment on debt ceiling debate

The following Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, insight, and analysis on the debt ceiling debate: Cornelius Hurley, a professor in the School of Law, is the Director of BU’s Center for Finance, Law & Policy and a former counsel to the Fed Board of Governors.  He is also a regular contributor to […]

Weekly roundup of BU expert quotes: July 18 – July 22

Below is a sampling of quotes by Boston University experts for July 18 – July 22: Bailout in Greece After a deal, only more challenges (New York Times): “This is the Europeanization of the Greek debt. Everyone prefers to have Europe as their counterparty rather than Greece.” Perry Mehrling, visiting professor, School of Law, and […]

Campaign 2012: Key issue facing President Obama in 2012

In this installment of our “Campaign 2012″ series, our experts weigh in on the issue they feel is the one that could beat President Obama in 2012. The experts are: Tom Fiedler, Dean of Boston University’s College of Communication and an expert on American politics and political reporting. He is also the former executive editor […]

Is Al Gore right to attack President Obama on climate change?

Tom Whalen is an associate professor in Social Sciences at Boston University and an expert on the American presidency. A regular contributor to PoliticoArena, he offers the following response to their question on whether Al Gore is right in attacking President Obama for failing to take “bold action” on climate change. Contact Tom Whalen at […]

Campaign 2012: Possible GOP VP candidates

In this installment of our occasional series “Campaign 2012,” we asked our experts to speculate on who might be potential GOP vice presidential candidates. The experts are Tom Fiedler, Tom Whalen, Tobe Berkovitz, and Cornelius Hurley.   Earlier posts in the series: GOP candidates Jon Huntsman declares candidacy for president Additional thoughts on GOP presidential […]

President Obama to speak to nation on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

The following Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, analysis and insight into tonight’s prime-time speech by President Obama on troop withdrawals from Afghanistan. William Keylor is a professor in BU’s Department of  International Relations and the author of “A World of Nations: The International Order Since 1945.” He can be reached at 617-358-0197, […]

Campaign 2012: Additional thoughts on GOP presidential hopefuls

In the third installment of our series “Campaign 2012,” our experts weigh in on some of the remaining GOP hopefuls for the presidency: Newt Gingrich, Michele Bachmann, Tim Pawlenty, Ron Paul, Rudi Guiliani, and Sarah Palin. The experts are Tom Whalen, Cornelius Hurley, and Tobe Berkovitz.   Read earlier posts in the series: GOP candidates, Jon […]

Campaign 2012: Jon Huntsman declares candidacy for president

Jon Huntsman, former US ambassador to China and former governor of Utah, will officially announce his candidacy for president today. In today’s installment of our series “Campaign 2012,” our experts offer their analysis on what he brings to the GOP field. The experts are: Tom Whalen, an associate professor of Social Sciences; an expert on […]

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 […]

Trump will not run in 2012

Donald Trump has announced that he will not run for president in 2012. The following Boston University professors are available to offer expert commentary, analysis and insight: 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. […]