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Kenneth M. Goldstein University of San Francisco, USA

Kenneth M. Goldstein is a professor of politics at the University of San Francisco (USF) and faculty director of the USF in DC program. He taught previously at the University of Wisconsin, where he won the Kellett Award for career research accomplishments and the Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award. Goldstein is one of the country’s premier experts on the use and impact of political advertising. He has authored or coauthored four books and thirty book chapters and refereed journal articles. During the 2012 election cycle, he served as president of Kantar Media CMAG—a nonpartisan political consulting firm that tracks television advertising.  Goldstein is currently a consultant for the ABC News elections unit and a member of their election night decision team. He has worked on network election night coverage in every U.S. federal election since 1988. He is also the polling and political ad analyst for Bloomberg Politics.