Ken is an Associate Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College, where he also serves as Associate Director of the Rose Institute of State and Local Government and Co-Director of the Dreier Roundtable. Ken’s research focuses on state politics, constitutional law, and political polarization. In 2011-12, he was the Ann and Herbert W. Vaughn Visiting Fellow at Princeton University’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. He received a B.A. from Pomona College, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in Claremont, California with his wife, Kimberly Miller, a marriage and family therapist, retreat leader, and author. In 2017-2018, Ken will be a visiting scholar at the Tower Center at Southern Methodist University.