About the Author
Beth Henschen currently teaches in the Honors Program at Eastern Michigan University and is a public policy consultant. After receiving her Ph.D. from Ohio State University, she was a faculty member at Purdue University and Loyola University, Chicago. She was selected as a professor "who made a difference" by the Learning Assistance Center at Loyola University in 1992 and was named Professor of the Year by the Loyola University Honors Student Association, 1989-1990. Her articles have appeared in such journals as The American Political Science Review, Political Research Quarterly, American Politics Quarterly, The Journal of Law & Politics, Policy Studies Review, Legislative Studies Quarterly, College Teaching, and The Journal of General Education. She has also contributed chapters or articles to a number of edited volumes and has given numerous papers and presentations at professional conferences.
Edward I. Sidlow is a Professor of Political Science at Eastern Michigan University. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University and has served on the faculty at Arizona State University, Miami University, and Northwestern University. He was Director of Academic Affairs at Loyola University, Chicago. He was the recipient of the Award for Outstanding Teaching at Northwestern University, 1986-87, the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, Miami University, 1985, voted Favorite Professor by the Freshman Class at Northwestern University, 1987-88, and Favorite Professor by the Mortar Board Senior Honorary, Miami University, 1981, 1982, 1984. His articles have appeared in such journals as Policy Studies Review, The Journal of Law & Politics, The Journal of General Education, The Western Political Quarterly, News for Teachers of Political Science, and College Teaching. His latest publications are "CHALLENGING THE INCUMBENT: AN UNDERDOG'S UNDERTAKING (CQ Press, 2003) and AMERICA AT ODDS (Wadsworth, 2005).
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