Joel D. Aberbach is professor of political science and policy studies and director of the Center for American Politics and Public Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles. His books include Keeping a Watchful Eye: The Politics of Congressional Oversight.
Larry Berman is professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Davis. He is the author of Lyndon Johnson's War: The Road to Stalemate in Vietnam and Planning a Tragedy: The Americanization of the War in Vietnam.
Walter Dean Burnham holds the Frank C. Erwin, Jr., Chair in government at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of The Current Crisis in American Politics and editor of The American Prospect Reader in American Politics.
Colin Campbell is University Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University, where he heads the Graduate Public Policy Program. His books on executive leadership in Anglo-American democracies include Managing the Presidency, which won the American Political Science Association's Neustadt Prize for the best book on the presidency.
George C. Edwards III is Distinguihed Professor of Political Science and the director of the Center for Presidential Studies at Texas A&M University. He is the author of Presidential Approval and At the Margins: Presidential Influence in Congress.
Emily O. Goldman is associate professor of political science, director of international relations, and codirector of the Joint Center for International and Security Studies at the University of California, Davis. She is also the author of Sunken Treaties: Naval Arms Control between the Wars.
Joseph Hinchliffe is an attorney and a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.