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Antonio de VelascoAssistant Professor, Communications
Areas of Expertise:
American national politics
Media and politics
Media and society
About the Expert:
I have authored a book on Bill Clinton and the rhetoric of political centrism. (Centrist Rhetoric, Lexington Books, 2010.) I can offer expertise on contemporary political rhetoric, presidential campaigns, and the larger interactions between politics, media, and popular culture in the United States. My PhD is from Emory University's center for inderdisciplinary inquiry into culture and society. I can also offer expertise with regard to the music of Bob Dylan.