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. He was the Ann and Herbert W. Vaughn Visiting Fellow at Princeton University’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions (2011-2012) and a visiting scholar at the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University (2017-2018). 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.