Emmett H. Buell Jr. (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1972) is a professor of political science and director of the Richard G. Lugar Program in Politics and Public Service at Denison University. He has written numerous articles and book chapters on presidential nominating politics and is the co-editor of Nominating the President (1991).
Colton C. Campbell (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1996) is an assistant professor of political science at Florida International University. He has served as a Congressional Fellow of the American Political Science Association and has received a Dirksen Congressional Research Grant. Campbell is coeditor of New Majority or Old Minority? The Impact of the Republicans on Congress (1999).
Milton C. Cummings Jr. (Ph.D., Harvard University, 1960) is a professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University. Cummings has been a Rhodes Scholar, Guggenheim Fellow, and for six years was on the staff of the Brookings Institution. His many books include Congressmen and the Electorate: Elections for the U.S. House and the President, 1920-1964 (1966); The National Election of 1964 (1966); The Patron State: Government and the Arts in Europe, North America, and Japan (1987); and Democracy Under Pressure: An Introduction to the American Political System, 8th ed. (1997).
Roger H. Davidson (Ph.D., Columbia University, 1963) is a professor emeritus of government and politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, and visiting professor of political science, University of California, Santa Barbara. From 1980 to 1988 he held the post of Senior Specialist in American National Government and Public Administration with the Congressional Research Service, U.S. Library of Congress. He is co-author of Congress and Its Members, 7th ed. (2000); and coeditor of The Encyclopedia of the United States Congress (1995).