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 media coverage: 

A Chicago Tribune article features Simpson assessing Mayor Rahm Emanuel's selection of former Alderman Martin Oberman to serve on the Metra board of directors. Read the Chicago Tribune article. 

ABC7 interviewed Simpson about Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to rename Stony Island Avenue after the late Bishop Arthur Brazier. Watch the ABC7 clip.