Michael J. Faber is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Texas State University. He teaches courses in American political institutions, with particular focus on the presidency. His research interests include congressional elections, presidential rhetoric, political theory, and American political development. He is the author of two books, most recently An Anti-Federalist Constitution: The Development of Dissent in the Ratification Debates (Kansas University Press, 2019). His articles and reviews have appeared in a variety of journals including American Political Thought, World Affairs, Perspectives on Politics, and the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. He received his B.A. in the Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences program at Northwestern University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Indiana University.