Dr. David K. Jesuit is a Professor of Political Science and Public Administration at Central Michigan University (CMU), in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Dr. Jesuit’s research primarily focuses on social policy and income inequality in the US and Western Europe. He recently co-edited the volume Governance and Public Management: Strategic Foundations for Volatile Times (2014, Routledge). He teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses on the main campus in Mt. Pleasant and teaches and mentors students enrolled in CMU’s off-campus MPA programs in metro Detroit.