About the article
Matt Grossmann is Director of the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research and Associate Professor of Political Science at Michigan State University. He is the author of The Not-So-Special Interests and Artists of the Possible and co-author of Asymmetric Politics. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Niskanen Center, a contributor at FiveThirtyEight, and (while on sabbatical) currently a visiting scholar at MIT and Harvard.
David A. Hopkins
David A. Hopkins is Associate Professor of Political Science at Boston College. He is the author of Red Fighting Blue: How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics (2017) and the co-author of Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats (2016) and Presidential Elections: Strategies and Structures of American Politics, 14th edition (2016). His analysis of current events has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Vox, and he blogs about American politics at honestgraft.com.
Published Online: 2019-02-27
Published in Print: 2018-12-19