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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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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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Richard C. Keller

Professor, medical history and bioethics

Keller, an expert on the historical and cultural dimensions of global health, can discuss the latest scenarios on the Ebola virus outbreak from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Agricultural Prices

Bruce L. Jones

Professor, agricultural and applied economics

Jones, an expert on agricultural finance, farm management and agricultural capital markets, can discuss the drop in corn, soybean and wheat prices.

Mark Stephenson, director of dairy policy analysis, and Brian Gould, an associate professor of agricultural and applied economics, can discuss the drop in milk prices. 

Dan Schaefer, a professor of animal sciences, can discuss livestock prices, which remain fairly strong with a recent flat trend line.

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