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Thomas E. Mann
W. Averell Harriman Chair, Senior Fellow in Governance Studies
The Brookings Institution

Thomas E. Mann is the W. Averell Harriman Chair and Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution. Between 1987 and 1999, he was Director of Governmental Studies at Brookings. Before that, Dr. Mann was Executive Director of the American Political Science Association. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at the University of Florida and his Master of Arts and Ph.D. at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Mann is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He lectures frequently in the United States and abroad on American politics and public policy and is also a regular contributor to newspaper stories and television and radio programs on politics and governance. He is currently working on projects dealing with redistricting, election reform, campaign finance, and congressional reform. He is co-author with Norman Ornstein of The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track (Oxford University Press, 2006).

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Steven Kelman Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government
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