Brian is a scholar in residence at the Partnership for Effective Public Administration and Leadership Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania and an instructor at Penn. He also conducts the research for the Slate podcast Whistlestop, and serves as one of the two Editors‐​In‐​Chief of Made By History, a Washington Post history section. He works at the intersection of 4 disciplines— history, political science, media studies, and communications. His scholarly interests include; Congress, the media, public policy, and the Supreme Court.