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These experts from the UW-Madison faculty and staff have agreed to comment on breaking news, ongoing developments and trends in their areas of expertise. If you need help arranging interviews, contact University Communications at 608-262-3571.

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Ebola Screening

Laura McLay

Associate professor, industrial and systems engineering

McLay, an expert on aviation security, can discuss airports screening travelers for Ebola.

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Voter ID

Barry C. Burden

Professor, political science

Burden, an expert on election administration, can discuss the U.S. Supreme Court order blocking Wisconsin's voter ID law ahead of the November election.

Kenneth Mayer, a professor of political science and an expert on election law and administration, can also discuss the latest developments in the dispute over the law.

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Election 2014

Michael W. Wagner

Assistant professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Wagner, an expert on elections, media, political communication, political behavior and public opinion, can discuss the 2014 campaign and elections, including social media use by campaigns.

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