Mark C. Miller is professor and former chair of the Department of Government and International Relations at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is also the Director of the Law and Society Program there. He received his Ph.D. from the Ohio State University and his law degree from George Washington University. He served as the Judicial Fellow at the Supreme Court of the United States from 1999-2000, and he was a Congressional Fellow in the Office of U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone in 1995. He worked as a staff attorney for Congressman John F. Seiberling from 1983-86. He is author of The High Priests of American Politics: The Role of Lawyers in American Political Institutions (1995) and The View of the Courts from the Hill: Interactions between Congress and the Federal Judiciary (University of Virginia Press, 2009), and the co-editor of Making Policy, Making Law: An Interbranch Perspective (Georgetown University Press, 2004). He is the editor of Exploring Judicial Politics, from Oxford University Press (2008). He has been named Teacher of the Year and Advisor of the Year at Clark University, as well as receiving other teaching and research awards and fellowships. During 2006-07, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Centennial Center for Public Policy of the American Political Science Association. During the spring of 2008, he was the Thomas Jefferson Distinguished Chair, a Fulbright scholar to the American Studies Program and the History Department at Leiden University in the Netherlands.