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, the Chicago Sun-Times cites comments from Simpson in an editorial about Ald. Howard Brookins hiring former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger. The article can be read via the Sun-Times website.
A 2012 corruption report co-authored by Simpson is referenced in a Chicago Tribune editorial by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, who wrote about his office's role as an independent watchdog for several local communities. The article can be read via the Chicago Tribune (subscription may be required).