James Morone is the John Hazen White Professor of Political Science and Public Policy Brown University. He has won the Best Teacher award at Brown University five times. Professor Morone has published ten books and over 150 articles, reviews, and essays. His “Hellfire Nation” was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and named a top book of the year by both Christianity Today and Playboy Magazine. Professor Morone also comments frequently on political issues for shows like The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood, The BBC, C Span, NPR’s Market Place, and others.