State of the Union 2014

January 24th, 2014

s2_pres_lgPresident Obama will deliver his sixth State of the Union address on Tuesday. While his agenda has not yet been released, issues expected to be covered include income inequalityfree trade, and immigration reform. The president might also expand on comments he made during a recent cabinet meeting regarding executive orders & actions, saying “I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone.”

The following Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, analysis, and insight on the President’s address:

Tom Whalen is a professor of social sciences and an expert on politics and the American presidency. He is also a frequent contributor to WBUR’s opinion page, Cognoscenti. See additional media quotes here. Contact Whalen at 978-888-3131 or

Peter Doeringer is an economics professor and an expert on labor and industry economics. See additional media quotes here. Contact Doeringer at 617-358-0571 or

Kevin Gallagher is an associate professor of international relations and an expert on trade and investment policy. See additional media quotes here. Contact Gallagher at 617-353-9348 or

Susan Akram is a professor of law and an expert on immigration and refugee law. See additional media quotes here. Contact Akram at 617-353-3148 or

For additional commentary by Boston University experts, follow us on Twitter at @BostonUNews.


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