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Professors available to comment on historic impeachment vote, next Democratic debate

  • Created: December 18, 2019

The House of Representatives is expected to vote to approve articles of impeachment today against President Trump. Northwestern University professors from the department of political science and the Pritzker School of Law are available for comment and analyses. In addition, political science professors Jaime Dominguez and Alvin Tillery also can comment on Thursday’s Democratic debate.

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

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

Constitutional Law
Ronald Allen is the John Henry Wigmore Professor of Law and a constitutional and criminal law expert. He can be reached at

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

Juliet Sorensen is a clinical professor 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