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Janette Muir

Associate Professor, New Century College

Expertise: Political campaigns, political advertising, first ladies

Muir can discuss the role of political communication in campaigns. She can also talk about political advertising and presidential ads, political debates, gender differences in communication and problems with media coverage. She is very interested in engaging citizens in critical thinking about political campaigns and helping them to become better informed voters. In January 2008, she took a group of younger voters to the New Hampshire primaries to study youth engagement in politics.

Media Contact: Michele McDonald, 703-993-8781, mmcdon15@gmu.edu