Kevin T. McGuire, Professor of Political Science, received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University (1991). He teaches courses on the U.S. Supreme Court and American constitutional law. His current research interests include the effect of the Court’s institutional arrangements on the Court’s policymaking, the impact of public opinion on the Court, and the measurement and modeling of judicial outcomes. He is the author of Understanding the U.S. Supreme Court andThe Supreme Court Bar: Legal Elites in the Washington Community, and co-editor of the forthcoming Creating Constitutional Change. His research has also appeared in various scholarly journals, including The American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and The Journal of Politics.