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GVSU Expert Sources

The 2012 General Election will have great importance in Michigan and nationally. Grand Valley State University has experts available for comment.

Browse the topics at left for some of our top experts. For topics not listed or assistance in scheduling interviews, contact News and Information Services at (616) 331-2221.


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Advertising and Public Relations professor Tim Penning weighs in on the value of national publicity for a local candidate. "Being on a national list is far less important than addressing the list of local issues. There's an old adage attributed to former Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill: 'all politics is local.'"



Roy Olsson

Roy Olsson

Roy Olsson, dean of the College of Health Professions can discuss the candidates' health care reform proposals


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