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. 

Last week in media coverage: 

Dick Simpson appeared this morning on Fox Chicago's "Good Day Chicago" to discuss the selection of Jaime Andrade, a top aide to former Ald. Richard Mell, to replace Mell's daughter in the Illinois House of Representatives. 

Christian Science Monitor and The Grio quoted Simpson on the sentencing of former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson and the continued Illinoisan tradition of corruption.  Read the full Christian Science Monitor and The Grio articles.  

Simpson discussed the sentencing for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, during interviews on WVON-AM's (1690) "The Cliff Kelley Show" and WGN News.  Listen to the WVON interview.