Dick Simpson: Expert in the News

Dick Simpson, professor in the Department of Political Science and former Chicago alderman, frequently appears as a featured expert in news stories covering state and city government, politics and corruption. In recent media coverage, Simpson was quoted on NPR's Morning Edition discussing the decision to release Chicago from the Shakman political hiring decree. The full audio can be heard via this link.

Simpson was also was interviewed on CLTV's "Politics Tonight" June 17 to discuss a judge's ruling to end the Shakman decree, which called for federal oversight of hiring within Chicago city government.