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Name:  Stephen M Caliendo  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Other

Born: 1971 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Illinois Connection

Professor Caliendo teaches Political Science at North Central College in Naperville. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Stephen Maynard Caliendo grew up in a Western Pennsylvania exurb and later attended Clarion University to study English literature and political science. He earned Master's and Ph.D. degrees in political science from Purdue University and has taught at the University of Missouri--St. Louis and Avila University. With Charlton D. McIlwain (New York University), Caliendo is co-director of The Project on Race in Political Communication (, which seeks to provide information, through social science research and public commentary, about the way race and politics interact with communication.Dr. Caliendo is also a regular analyst for international, national, state and local media outlets including National Public Radio, Al Jazeera English, Radio France Internationale and The Washington Post.Look for his forthcoming book Inequality in America: Fulfilling Democracy's Promise (Westview, 2012)!

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