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Experts available to comment on impeachment hearings, next Democratic debate

Nationally televised impeachment hearings begin today, and Northwestern University faculty from law, political science and journalism are available to comment. In addition to the hearings, Northwestern political scientists Jaime Dominguez and Alvin Tillery can weigh in on next week’s Democratic debate in Atlanta.

Alvin Tillery is an associate professor of political science and director of the Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy at Northwestern. His research and teaching interests are in the fields of American politics and political theory. His research in American politics focuses on American political development, racial and ethnic politics and media and politics. He can be reached at

Jaime Dominguez is an assistant professor of instruction in the department of political science in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern. His teaching and research focus on race and ethnicity, immigration, urban politics, Latino politics and Chicago politics. He can be reached at

Juliet Sorensen is a clinical professor of law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and executive director of Injustice Watch. From 2003-2010, Sorensen was an assistant U.S. attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago, focusing on fraud and public corruption. She can be reached at

Martin Redish is the Louis and Harriet Ancel Professor of Law and Public Policy at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. He teaches and writes on the subjects of federal jurisdiction, civil procedure, freedom of expression and constitutional law. He can be reached at

Jon Marshall is a professor at Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications whose areas of expertise include the history of investigative reporting and the relationship between presidents and the media. He is also the author of “Watergate’s Legacy and the Press: The Investigative Impulse.” He can be reached at