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 addressed local corruption during a Chicago Public Radio news segment on the Cook County Electoral Board’s ruling that Al Sanchez, a convicted former Chicago Streets and Sanitation commissioner, is ineligible to run for the Cook County Board. Listen to the report.

An Associated Press story quoted Dick Simpson regarding former Illinois Gov. George Ryan speaking at a Chicago memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Read article here.

Dick Simpson was quoted in an "All Things Considered" news piece on NPR regarding the current relationship the Mayor’s Office has with the Chicago City Council. Listen to the report.