U.S. political institutions and the policy process, the presidency, Congress, executive branch agencies
Janna King is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. Her scholarship and teaching focus on political institutions and the policy process, with an emphasis on executive and legislative branch politics. She has a special interest in the challenge of keeping national, state, and regional policies sensitive to local conditions and needs. Her current work includes studies of the intra-executive branch politics of rulemaking, political oversight by congressional committees, and the revolving door.
Professor King holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a B.A. in political science from Kalamazoo College. She has received funding for her research from the National Science Foundation and Berkeley Empirical Legal Studies. She holds memberships in the American Political Science Association; Presidents and Executive Politics Section, Midwest Political Science Association, and Southern Political Science Association.