Donald T. Cundy is Associate Professor of Communication and Political Science at Utah State University. His research interests include public opinion, political advertising and propaganda, electoral behavior, mathematical modeling, and social learning models. His articles appear in the Journal of Politics, Political Methodoloy, Social Science Journal, American Journal of Political Science, and Political Behavior. He teaches courses in the presidency, state and local govenment, political campaigns and the mass media, political psychology/political socialization, and others.
Dorothy K. Davidson is a senior research associate in the Center for Governmental Studies, Social Science Research Institute at Northern Illinois University. She is currently working on an interdisciplinary team conducting the annual "Illinois Policy Survey." Her research focuses on the role of candidate image in vote decisions, the process by which candidate images are formed, and the impact of image manipulation on voter decision-making capabilities.
L. Patrick Devlin is Professor of Speech Communication at the University of Rhode Island. He is an archivist and analyst of presidential campaign television commercials, the author of numerous articles in political communication, an activist who has worked in presidential campaigns, and the author of the books Contemporary Political Speaking and Political Persuasion in Presidential Campaigns.
George N. Dionisopoulos is Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech Communication at San Diego State University. He received his