Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Law (by Courtesy), Vanderbilt University
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions
Professor Wiseman has research and teaching interests in American political institutions and positive political economy, focusing on legislative and electoral politics, regulation, bureaucratic politics, and business-government relations. He is the author of The Internet Economy: Access, Taxes, and Market Structure (Brookings Institution Press, 2001), and has published research in journals including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly and the Journal of Theoretical Politics. Current projects include examining the impact of executive oversight of bureaucratic rulemaking on lawmaking in the United States and other developed democracies, a study of the causes and consequences of legislative effectiveness in the United States congress, and developing theoretical models on the politics of investigations and the causes and consequences of industry self-regulation.