The term bureauphile is borrowed from Robert Durant’s 1992 book The Administrative Presidency Revisited: Public Lands, the BLM, and the Reagan Revolution.
Matthew Dull is an associate professor with Virginia Tech’s Center for Public Administration and Policy. His research examines American political institutions, public policy and administration, and government reform.
Nicole Harkin worked for the government, Congress, and non-profit organizations for a decade on government oversight. She spent two years in Germany as both a Fulbright Fellow and Robert Bosch Fellow. She is now at work on a memoir and a novel.
Ben Klemens is an economist and author of Modeling with Data (Princeton University Press, 2008) and Math You Can’t Use: patents, copyright, and software (Brookings Institution Press, 2005). His interests vary.
William G. Resh is an assistant professor at the University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy. His research focuses on executive politics, organizational behavior, and personnel policy.