Paul Freedman (Ph.D. University of Michigan) is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia. Freedman teaches courses in media, campaigns and elections, research methods, and the politics of food. Freedman is Academic Director of the Morven Summer Institute, and serves on the advisory board of the Environmental Thought and Practice major. He is the recipient of the UVA Alumni Board of Trustees Teaching Award and served as the first Edward L. Ayers Advising Fellow.
James W. Ceaser is Harry F. Byrd Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1976. He has written several books on American politics and political thought, including Presidential Selection, Liberal Democracy and Political Science, Reconstructing America, Nature and History in American Political Development, and Designing a Polity. Professor Ceaser has held visiting professorships at the University of Florence, the University of Basel, Oxford University, the University of Bordeaux, and the University of Rennes.