Theodore J. Lowi was John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions at Cornell University. He was elected president of the American Political Science Association in 1990 and was cited as the political scientist who made the most significant contribution to the field during the 1970s decade. Among his numerous books by him are The End of Liberalism and The Pursuit of Justice, on which he collaborated with Robert F. Kennedy.
Stephen Ansolabehere is Professor of Government at Harvard University. He is co-author of The Media Game and Going Negative: How Political Advertising Alienates and Polarizes the American Electorate, which was awarded the Goldsmith Book Prize. His articles have appeared in The American Political Science Review, The Journal of Politics, Legislativa Studies Quarterly and Public Opinion Quarterly. He has received scholarships from the Carnegie Corporation Fellowship and the Hoover Institution.
Benjamin Ginsberg is the David Bernstein Professor of Political Science, Director of the Washington Center for the Study of American Government and Chair of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author or co-author of 20 books including Presidential Power: Unchecked and Unbalanced, Downsizing Democracy: How America Sidelineed its Citizens and Privatized its Public, Politics by Other Means, The Consequences of Consent and The Captive Public. Before joining Hopkins faculty in 1992, Ginsberg was a government professor at Cornell University.
Kenneth A. Shepsle is George D. Markham Professor of Government and a founding member of Harvard University's Institute for Quantitative Social Science. He is the author or co-author of numerous books, including Politics in Plural Societies: A Theory of Democratic Instability, The Giant Jigsaw Puzzle: Democratic Committee Assignments in the Modern House, Models of Multiparty Electoral Competition, Making and Breaking Governments, and Analyzing Politics: Rationality, behavior and institutions.