Karen Mossberger is Associate Professor in the Graduate Program in Public Administration, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago.Caroline J. Tolbert is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Iowa.
Edward J. Harpham is Associate Provost and Professor of Government and Political Economy at The University of Texas at Dallas. He also serves as the Director of Collegium V, UTD's honors program. He teaches courses in political theory, American government, and public policy. His research focuses upon the role that economic ideas play in modern political thought and their impact upon modern state institutions.