Marian Currinder works with the Institute’s Governance team and edits its website. For the remainder of 2019, Dr. Currinder is on leave from the R Street Institute and is serving a fellow to the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress.

Marian previously served as a senior fellow and curriculum director at the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University. She also 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 (2008) and co-author of the textbook Congress in Context (2nd edition, 2014). She has published numerous articles and book chapters, mostly focused on Congress and campaign finance.

Marian earned her bachelor’s degree in communications at Pennsylvania State University and her doctorate in political science at the University of Florida.

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