John Sides
Associate professor of political science, George Washington University

John Sides is an associate professor of political science at the George Washington University. He studies public opinion and American elections. He is the co-author of a textbook on campaigns and scholarly articles on campaign strategy and its effects, attitudes toward immigration and other topics. He is currently working on a book, The Gamble, about the 2012 campaign. He is also a co-founder of and contributor to The Monkey Cage, a political science blog that was named one of the top blogs of 2012 by TIME.