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Christy Ford Chapin recently completed her dissertation, “Ensuring America’s Health: Publicly Constructing the Private Health Insurance Industry, 1945–1970,” at the University of Virginia. She is a former Miller Center of Public Affairs Fellow and, among other awards, is the recipient of the John E. Rovensky Fellowship in American Business and Economic History.

Andrew R. Highsmith is Assistant Professor of Public Administration at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His scholarship focuses on race relations and metropolitan development in modern American history. He is currently completing a book entitled Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis for publication by the University of Chicago Press.

Grant Madsen is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Brigham Young University. His research considers political economy broadly with a focus on the way state and private finance support or undermine democratic institutions. His most recent work has considered these issues in the context of postwar Germany and Japan. His next project considers the way the insights gained in occupied Germany and Japan became central in American policymaking during the 1950s.

Molly C. Michelmore is Assistant Professor of History at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. A former congressional staffer and Miller Center fellow, Michelmore’s first book, Tax and Spend: The Welfare State, Tax Politics, and the Limits of American Liberalism, will be published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2012.

Iwan Morgan is Professor of U.S. Studies at the Institute of the Americas, University College London. He has written widely on U.S. economic and fiscal issues. His monograph, The Age of Deficits: Presidents and Unbalanced Budgets from Jimmy Carter to George W. Bush (University Press of Kansas, 2009), won the American Politics Group’s Richard E. Neustadt Prize.

K. Sabeel Rahman is the Reginald F. Lewis Fellow at Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. candidate at the Harvard University Department of Government. Sabeel also holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an A.B. summa cum laude in Social Studies from Harvard College. He also holds an M.Sc. in Economics for Development (Distinction) and a M.St. in Sociolegal Studies from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. An affiliate of the Tobin Project, he has also been a Graduate Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics (2010–11), the Harvard University Center for American Political Studies (2011–12), and a Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute (2011–12). [End Page 741]



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