Nicholas Carnes is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University and the Co-Director of the Research Triangle chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network.
His research focuses on U.S. politics, legislative decision making, representation, social class, economic inequality, and state and local politics.
David Yang is a PhD student in economics at Stanford University. He received BA in statistics and BS in business administration from University of California, Berkeley. His research interests center on behavioral and experimental economics, political economy, and economic history.
Dr. Callan is a philosopher of education whose work draws heavily on contemporary moral and political theory. His principal interests are in civic and moral education, and in the application of theories of justice and democracy to problems in educational policy and practice.
Josiah Ober, Mitsotakis Professor in the School of Humanities and Science, works on historical institutionalism and political theory, focusing on democratic theory and the contemporary relevance of the political thought and practice of the ancient Greek world.
Gina Schouten has just begun a job as assistant professor of philosophy at Harvard University. She received her BA in 2006 from Ball State University. After a year spent teaching kindergarten in Denver, Colorado, she began graduate school at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she received her PhD in 2013.