Bruce McKeown is a retired professor of political science. His teaching and research interests have included American politics and government, political psychology and sociology, Western political theory and research methods. His research has appeared in Political Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Science, Operant Subjectivity, The Journal of Human Subjectivity, among others. With Dan Thomas he has conducted research pertaining to American civil religion.
Dan B. Thomas is professor of political science at Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa, where he teaches courses on American political institutions, behavior and psychology. His research has appeared in a wide array of social science journals including American Journal of Political Science, American Politics Quarterly, Journal of Politics, Political Behavior, Political Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Journal of Policy Studies, Polity, Instructional Science, and American Journal of Social Psychology, among others. He is also a former Editor of Operant Subjectivity: The International Journal of Q Methodology.