Daron Shaw – Professor, Author, and Strategist for Bush-Cheney Campaign

Interviewer: Dr. Michael Nelson

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Daron Shaw is Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He served as a Republican strategist in the 2000 and 2004 presidential election campaigns. He teaches American Government, Campaigns and Elections, Political Parties, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior, and Applied Survey Research. He is a member of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the National Election Studies Board of Overseers, the editorial board for American Politics Research, and serves on the national decision team for Fox News and on the Advisory Board for the Annette Strauss Institute. In 2006, Shaw published The Race to 270: The Electoral College and the Campaign strategies of 2000 and 2004 (The University of Chicago Press).1

1 Biography of Daron Shaw, Website of the University of Texas at Austin, http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/government/faculty/shawdr.