Morris P. Fiorina is the Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution. He received an undergraduate degree from Allegheny College (1968) and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester (1972), and taught at the California Institute of Technology and Harvard University before coming to Stanford in 1998. Fiorina has written widely on American government and politics, with special emphasis on topics in the study of representation and elections.
Justin Grimmer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. His research interests include political representation, Congress, bureaucracies, and political methodology. His book project, Representational Style: What Legislators Say and Why It Matters, demonstrates that to understand how representation occurs in Congress, one must examine how legislators engage constituents outside of it. Justin received his PhD from Harvard University in 2010 and his AB from Wabash College. During academic years 2011-2013, Justin will be a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institute.
Gary W. Cox, Professor of Political Science. In addition to numerous articles in the areas of legislative and electoral politics, Cox is author of The Efficient Secret (winner of the 1983 Samuel H. Beer dissertation prize and the 2003 George H. Hallett Award), co-author of Legislative Leviathan (winner of the 1993 Richard F. Fenno Prize), author of Making Votes Count (winner of the 1998 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award, the 1998 Luebbert Prize and the 2007 George H. Hallett Award); and co-author of Setting the Agenda (winner of the 2006 Leon D. Epstein Book Award). A former Guggenheim Fellow, Cox was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996 and the National Academy of Sciences in 2005. Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, 1983.
David Brady holds the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Political Science in the Stanford Graduate School of Business and held the Morris M. Doyle Centennial Chair in Public Policy (emeritus). He is Deputy Director and Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and has published seven books and over 100 papers in journals and books. Among his most recent publications are Revolving Gridlock: Politics and Policy from Carter to Bush II (Westview Press, 2006) and Red and Blue Nation? Characteristics and causes of America