Clyde Wilcox is a professor in the Government Department at Georgetown University, where he has taught since 1987. He is now stationed at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Services in Qatar. Dr. Wilcox writes on a number of topics in American and Comparative politics, including religion and politics, gender politics, interest groups, public opinion and electoral behavior, campaign finance, and science fiction and politics. He has authored, coauthored, edited, or co-edited more than 30 books and hundreds of articles and book chapters. Dr. Wilcox also provides diplomatic training for the U.S. State Department and has provided training for diplomats of other countries.