Todd Belt is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo. He received his PhD at the University of Southern California. He is the coauthor of the books We Interrupt This Newscast: How to Improve Local News and Win Ratings, Too and Getting Involved: A Guide to Student Citizenship.
William W. Lammers (1937-1997) was professor of political science at the University of Southern California. His books include Presidential Politics: Patterns and Prospects and Public Policy and the Aging.