News Release: Faculty Experts
Sep. 7, 2011
The Race for the White House: Emory Political Scientist Analyzes the Field
Emory University political scientist Merle Black breaks down the Republican field, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry's strengths and weaknesses, and outlines the challenges President Obama faces. Black, Emory's Asa G. Candler Professor of Politics and Government, is a renowned expert on national politics and the foremost authority on politics in the South. One the nation's most incisive commentators, Black is coauthor of "Divided America: The Ferocious Power Struggle in American Politics."