Book Robert M. Shrum

Director of the Center for the Political Future and the Carmen H. and Louis Warschaw Chair in Practical Politics at USC Dornsife, Former Political Strategist & Consultant

More Details

Book Robert M. Shrum for your event

Connect with us for details. No obligation.

Robert M. Shrum Bio

Robert M. Shrum is the Director of the Center for the Political Future and the Carmen H. and Louis Warschaw Chair in Practical Politics at USC Dornsife. He is a former political strategist and consultant who was described as “the most sought-after consultant in the Democratic Party,” by The Atlantic Monthly.Mr. Shrum served as speechwriter to New York Mayor John V. Lindsay from 1970 to 1971, speechwriter to Sen. George McGovern’s 1972 Presidential campaign and speechwriter and press secretary to Sen. Edward M. Kennedy from 1980 to 1984. He served as senior advisor to the Gore-Lieberman campaign in 2000 and to the Kerry-Edwards campaign in 2004. Other former clients include Barbara Mikulski, Joe Biden, and John Glenn in their Senate campaigns, Bob Casey in his run for Governor of Pennsylvania, and Tom Bradley’s run for Mayor of Los Angeles. He continued his storied career as a political consultant until 2009.Overseas his clients included Ehud Barak in his campaign for Prime Minister of Israel, the British Labour Party and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, the Prime Minister of Ireland and the President of Colombia.His political memoir, No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner, was published in June 2007 by Simon and Schuster.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Robert M. Shrum and other top speakers and celebrities.

Why choose Athena Speakers?

Booking a speaker for your event doesn't have to be hard...
let us do the hard work and make you look good.

Book any speaker

We have a proprietary database of over 300,000 event speakers. We can book anyone pending availability.

Experienced agents

Communicate with your agent on your terms via email, text, or phone. With our connections, we'll find a great speaker.

Easy Process

We'll talk to you about your needs and budget and we will work hard finding you the perfect speaker for your event.

Price is right

You will pay the best price. Our fees never come out of your budget, they come from the speaker.