Michael C. Munger is professor of political science and chair of the political science department at Duke University. His current research includes projects on the ideology of racism in the slave South, and experiments using human subjects on spatial location games under complex information settings. Munger’s primary teaching interests are methods and American institutions. His publications include four books, Ideology and the Theory of Political Choice (1994), Analytical Politics (1997), Empirical Studies in Comparative Politics (1998), and Analyzing Policy (2000). He has published widely in journals in Political Science (including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and the Journal of Politics) and Economics (including the Journal of Law and Economics, the Southern Economic Journal, and Economic Inquiry). His other work includes a variety of policy monographs and reports, for private organizations and government agencies at the federal, state, and local level. He has taught at Dartmouth College, University of Texas, and University of North Carolina (where he was Director of the Master of Public Administration Program), as well as working as a staff economist at the Federal Trade Commission during the Reagan Administration. He is a past President of the Public Choice Society, an international academic society of political scientists and economists with members in 16 countries.