Media & contact

Email: rblum@ou.edu

Access my Women Also Know profile here.

I regularly provide commentary on contemporary politics for print, radio, and televised media outlets. I also provide content on topics relating to political parties and the Tea Party. A sample of my media activity is below.

PUBLIC SCHOLARSHIP AND COMMENTARY

Regular contributor to “The Political Junkie” on Cincinnati Edition, a program of NPR affiliate WVXU (2019-2020)

Niskanen Center interview (9-12-18): “How the Tea Party Paved the Way for Donald Trump”

Mischiefs of Faction (2-9-17): “What Donald Trump’s rhetoric borrows from the Tea Party”

Mischiefs of Faction (6-11-14): “Wait, the Tea Party’s back? Lessons from Eric Cantor’s defeat”

COMMENTARY FEATURED IN:

“Electorate Representation Index: Which State Most Closely Resembles the U.S?” by Adam McCann (Wallet Hub, 2-27-20).

Researching Tea Party Groups Using Network Analysis and Text Analysis,” Sage Research Methods Video (2019).

Commentator, 2018 Midterm Elections Returns, CTV News Channel of Canada (11-6-18).

“Presidential Election, a year later: Donald Trump, the teflon president” by Nicholas Berube, La Presse Canada (11-7-17) in French and in English

Trump and Putin: Our New Biblical Kings” by Brandon Withrow, The Daily Beast (4-11-17)

Book interviews and publicity
Is QAnon the GOP’s next Tea Party?” on Doomed Pod with Matt Binder (9-17-20)
How QAnon is Gaining Traction in Mainstream Politics” on Cincinnati Edition (9-14-20).
Background interviews given for:

Allison Stevens (Ohio Capital Journal)

Julia Harte (Reuters)

John Buntin (Governing Magazine)