Lilly J. Goren is chair and assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minn. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from Boston College. Her book on base closures, Not in My District: The Politics of Military Base Closings, is forthcoming from Peter Lang Publishing. She and P. Whitney Lackenbauer collaborated on The Comparative Politics of Military Base Closures (University of Maine Press, 2000).
P. Whitney Lackenbauer is a doctoral candidate in history and a research associate with the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary. His previous publications have examined the social and political impacts of military facilities on communities, aboriginal-mihtary relations, and Northern sovereignty and security.
Leslie A. Pal is professor and director at the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University. His research interests include social policy, human rights, interest group politics, and, more recently, information technology and international governance. He also writes and lectures extensively on the techniques and challenges of policy analysis. His publications include several edited volumes of How Ottawa Spends (Oxford University Press), coauthorship of Parameters of Power: Canada’s Political Institutions (Nelson, 2002), and Beyond Policy Analysis: Public Issue Management in Turbulent Times (Nelson, 2001).