Chapman Rackaway is Professor and Chair in the Department of Political Science at University of West Georgia, USA. In August 2015, while at Fort Hays State University, Rackaway was named President's Distinguished Scholar. He has published work on electioneering strategy, the use of technological and social media tools in state campaigns and technological tool effects on student learning outcomes in the American Government classroom.
Laurie L. Rice is Associate Professor of Political Science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA, where she teaches classes in American politics, including the presidency, presidential campaigns, and political parties and interest groups. Her research appears in journals such as Presidential Studies Quarterly, Social Science Computer Review, and Social Science Quarterly and she also co-authored the book Web 2.0 and the Political Mobilization of College Students. /div>