The Dean of UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. is often cited and quoted in many national and international news publications, lending his areas of expertise to numerous topics.
Dean Gilliam has become one of the nation's foremost experts and sources on the 2012 Election, often appearing on broadcast and in print media to assess every part of the election process.
Along with his CV, listed below are various media outlets in which Dean Gilliam has offered his views.
To contact the Dean's Office, please call (310) 206-8858.
Election 2012 – Dean Gilliam provides expert commentary during Inauguration Day on KTLA
Election 2012 – Breaking Down the Second Presidential Debate on KTLA
Election 2012 – Dean Gilliam analyzes Second Presidential Debate on ABC News Australia
Election 2012 – "US Presidential Race: Gloves are off as Obama fights back in second debate"
Election 2012 – Dean Gilliam on KTLA Discussing the Vice Presidential Debate
Election 2012 – Dean Gilliam Speaks to KTLA About the Presidential Debate
Election 2012 – Dean Gilliam Speaks to CBS About Mitt Romney's Controversial "47 Percent" Comments
Election 2012 – Dean Gilliam Discusses if the Tea Party Puts the GOP at a Disadvantage on KABC
Election 2012 – Dean Gilliam Discusses if Polls Should be Trusted on KABC
Election 2012 - Dean Gilliam Discussing Romney VP Pick on KTLA
Election 2012 - Dean Gilliam Discussing The Electoral Results on KTLA
Election 2012 - Dean Gilliam Discussing Status of the Presidential Race on KTLA
Election 2012 - Dean Gilliam Discusses Republican Debate in Arizona
Election 2012 - Dean Gilliam Discusses Mitt Romney's Ohio Win
Election 2012 - Dean Gilliam Discusses Results of the Alabama/Mississippi Primaries
Election 2012 - Dean Gilliam Discusses The Primary Elections
Election 2012 - Dean Gilliam Discussing the Michigan Primary
June 24, 2013 — Frank Gilliam appeared on KTLA to talk about new LA Mayor Eric Garcetti
Dean Gilliam spoke with NPR about Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Dean Gilliam appeared on KCAL-9 to discuss the absence of a longtime mural at UCLA
Dean Gilliam as one of three featured panelists for LA Mayoral Debate live on NBC4
Dean Gilliam appeared on KTLA to provide expert commentary during President Obama's Inauguration Day
Dean Gilliam on KCET discussing minorities in Southern California in power
Dean Gilliam On Bill Clinton Visit to UCLA
Dean Gilliam on KABC to Discuss Meyer and Renee Luskin Gift
Dean Gilliam on the Meyer and Renee Luskin gift
Dean Gilliam Featured on UCLA's YouTube page
Dean Gilliam on the Patt Morrison show
July 18, 2013 — The LA Times interviewed dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. for a story titled "More US Blacks Satisfied with How Society Treats Them"
Apr. 23, 2013 - Dean Frank Gilliam was quoted in this Bloomberg story titled "Republicans Watch Their Language in Immigration Debate."
Feb. 26, 2013 – The Los Angeles Times quotes Dean Gilliam on "Black Students' Learning Gaps Start Early, Report Says"
Feb. 24, 2013 – The Associated Press quotes Dean Gilliam in "Race, Ethnic Lines Less Visible as LA Picks Mayor"
Feb. 12, 2013 – Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. was one of the main sources in this Los Angeles Times story: "Emanuel Pleitez Makes a Long Shot Run for Mayor"
Feb. 5, 2013 – Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. was used as a main source in the Los Angeles Times: "Greuel, Garcetti Offer Strong Commitments to City Hall Union"
Feb. 2, 2013 – In an Associated Press story, Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. was quoted: "Gay, Latino Groups Forge Immigration Alliance"
Oct. 25, 2012 – Frank Gilliam quoted in LA Weekly: "Molly Munger's Prop 38 is Spoiling Jerry Brown's Prop 30"
Oct. 17, 2012 – Frank Gilliam breaks down the second Presidential debate for Scotland's The Scotsman: "Gloves Come Off as Obama Fights Back"
Sept. 4, 2012 – Frank Gilliam in the Sacramento Bee: "Protest Demonstrations Fizzle at the Republican, Democratic Conventions"
August 17, 2012 – Boston Globe - "Points Amiss in Romney's Ads on Welfare"
6, 2012 - Dallas Morning News - "Obama's fundraising foray into Hollywood
draws Romney criticism"
May 20, 2012 - Los Angeles Times - "Gays May Have the Fastest of All Civil Rights Movements"
May 5, 2012 - Los Angeles Times - "THE L.A. RIOTS: 20 YEARS LATER; A mixed legacy for post-riot community activism"
March 21, 2012 - LA Weekly - "Los Angles Mayor Zev Yaroslavsky? Time Running Out For Popular Pol To Announce Candidacy"
April 28, 2012 - LA Weekly - "Zev Yaroslavsky Will Replace Antonio Villaraigosa as Mayor, Experts Predict"
March 17, 2011 - LA Weekly - "Bernard Parks Was Targeted as Union Object Lesson"
September 16, 2010 - The Christian Science Monitor - "As California sues over Bell salaries, a boon for Jerry Brown"
June 25, 2010 - LA Daily News - "Austin Beutner: Los Angeles sincere about improving business climate"
June 10, 2010 - LA Weekly - "Meg Whitman's Uphill Battle"
October 21, 2008 - The San Francisco Chronicle - ”Many think 'Bradley effect' won't hurt Obama"
June 23, 2006 - The Washington Post - "Jon Stewart, Enemy of Democracy?"
June 2, 2006 - The Washington Post - "At the Corner of Progress and Peril"
June 30, 2005 - The Christian Science Monitor - "What L.A.'s mayor faces in his in-box"
May 19, 2005 - The Christian Science Monitor - "Latino politicians gain clout in US"
January 31, 2002 - The Washington Post - “Generation Hex: Stereotypes Hurt Today's Teens”
December 19, 1997 - The Christian Science Monitor - ”Pop Culture Jump Starts Debate"
Feb. 7, 2012 – Framing Criminal Justice Reform: A Lesson From the New Yorker
Oct. 9, 2011 – Occupy: Flash Mob Politics or Social Movement?
Oct. 6, 2011 – Communicating Place-Based Initiatives
Sept. 30, 2011 – What Dominant Frames Conceal: Inequality and Civil Unrest
Sept. 12, 2011 – Say It Ain't So! Higher Education Reform in Southern California
Sept. 9, 2011 – Does a Negative Plus a Negative Equal a Positive for President Obama?