Joseph Postell is Associate Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College. Prior to arriving at Hillsdale, he was Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. His research and teaching focus on American political institutions, particularly Congress, political parties, and the administrative state. He is the author of Bureaucracy in America: The Administrative State's Challenge to Constitutional Government, and the editor of several books on American political thought. His scholarly writings have appeared in a variety of academic journals and law reviews, including American Political Thought, Constitutional Studies, the Review of Politics, the NYU Journal of Law and Liberty, and the Georgetown Review of Law and Public Policy. He is also a frequent contributor to popular journals such as the Claremont Review of Books, Law and Liberty, and National Review.