Marian Currinder is a senior fellow with the R Street Institute’s Governance Project and editor of its LegBranch.com website.

Marian previously served as senior fellow and curriculum director at the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, led U.S. government accountability and transparency projects for two nonprofits, and taught American government at the College of Charleston.

She is the author of Money in the House: Campaign Funds and Congressional Parties and co-author of the textbook Congress in Context. She also has published numerous articles and book chapters, mostly focused on Congress and campaign finance.

Marian earned her bachelor’s at Pennsylvania State University and her doctorate at the University of Florida.


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