Joseph Postell is Associate Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, where he teaches courses on American politics, Congress, Political Parties, and administrative law. His research focuses primarily on American political institutions and their relationship to the modern administrative state. He is the author of Bureaucracy in America: The Administrative State’s Challenge to Constitutional Government, and the editor of Rediscovering Political Economy (with Bradley C.S. Watson), Toward an American Conservatism: Constitutional Conservatism During the Progressive Era (with Johnathan O’Neill), and American Citizenship and Constitutionalism in Principle and Practice (with Steven F. Pittz). His articles have appeared in a variety of journals and law reviews, including American Political Thought, Constitutional Studies, the Georgetown Review of Law and Public Policy, Perspectives on Political Science, theReview of Politics, and Social Philosophy and Policy. He is also a frequent contributor to the Liberty Fund’s Law and Liberty website.
Professor Postell is an alumnus of Ashland University, where he was an Ashbrook Scholar.