Assistant professor of political science and public policy, University of Michigan
Kenneth Lowande is an assistant professor of political science and public policy (by courtesy) at the University of Michigan. Previously, he was a fellow in the political science department at Washington University in St. Louis and at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University. He studies American political institutions, policymaking under separate powers, and the executive branch.
Oversight is political. Deciding what (and how vigorously) Congress should investigate are inseparable from preferences about leadership and policy. Those are not universally shared. This seems as clear now as… Read More