About This Site

Agency Data is a repository of data from the scholarly work of Anthony Bertelli and Christian Grose.  Here is a bit more about us.

Tony Bertelli holds the C.C. Crawford Chair in Management and Performance in the School of Policy, Planning, and Development and also serves on the faculty of the USC Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California (USC). His research interests converge on the role of political institutions in shaping public policy outcomes and organizational structures. With Larry Lynn of the University of Texas-Austin, he wrote Madison’s Managers: Public Administration and the Constitution (Johns Hopkins University Press).  Tony’s work has appeared in a variety of scholarly journals including the American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Political Studies, Public Administration Review, and Public Choice. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, and International Public Management Journal.  More information about Tony is available here and here.

Christian Grose is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California. His research interests include American political institutions (Congress and the Presidency), legislative representation, distributive public policy, race and politics, research methods, and field experiments.  Christian is the author of Congress in Black and White: Race and Representation in Washington and at Home (Cambridge University Press, 2011). In addition, he has published articles or has articles forthcoming in scholarly journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, the Journal of PoliticsLegislative Studies QuarterlyPolity, and Presidential Studies Quarterly. Christian received the 2010 CQ Press award for the best paper on legislative studies presented at the American Political Science Association meeting. He is also a previous recipient of the Carl Albert award for the best dissertation in legislative politics from the American Political Science Association.  More information about Christian is available here.