Expertise: Politics & Government
Kent Redfield is professor emeritus of political science at Springfield and is one of the state's best-known experts in the areas of politics and campaign finance. His research has been focused in the areas of legislative behavior, legislative campaigns and campaign financing. He led the Sunshine Project, which focused on documenting the role of money in politics and resulted in an online database that continues to be maintained by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform.
Professor Emeritus and Vice President Emeritus
Robert Resek is professor emeritus of economics at Urbana-Champaign. He served as the University’s vice president for academic affairs, the university’s chief academic officer, from 1988-1995. His research has foced on technical progress, investment behavior, risk analysis and regional economics. Resek is a past president of the Association of University Business and Economic Research.