Dennis W. Johnson

professor, political management, George Washington University
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Dennis W. Johnson is professor of political management at the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University where he has served as associate dean of the Graduate School and director of the master's degree program in legislative affairs. In 2000-2003, he was principal investigator of the Congress Online Project funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Writings from the project included"Congress Online: Bridging the Gap Between Citizens and their Representatives" (Routledge, 2004); "Communicating with Congress," a chapter in "Congress and the Internet" (2003) and "U.S. Congress Responds to Online Communications Needs" in the Journal of Political Marketing (October 2003). Johnson has written a quarterly column on CyberDemocracy for the Journal of Political Marketing where he is senior editor. He is also an editor of The Journal of Information Technology and Politics.In addition, Johnson has written "No Place for Amateurs: How Political Consultants Are Reshaping American Democracy," 2nd edition (Routledge, 2007); chapters for five other books on political marketing, "Perspectives on Political Consulting," Journal of Political Marketing (October 2002) and "Elections and Public Polling: Will the Media Get Online Polling Right?" Journal of Psychology and Marketing (November 2002). The editor of "The Routledge Handbook on Political Management" (Routledge, August 2008), he is completing a book, "The Laws that Shaped America."Johnson has presented papers, guest-lectured and participated in seminars worldwide. He has been interviewed by television and newspaper sources such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, NBC Evening News, Canadian Broadcasting System, C-SPAN, Public Broadcasting System, MSNBC, U.S. Information Agency, Voice of America, Middle East Television, Japan Broadcasting Corporation, and AP Television. Before joining George Washington University, Johnson was chief of staff to a member of Congress and ran his own candidate and opposition research firm, focusing on Democratic statewide candidates. He holds a Ph. D. from Duke University.

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