Julie M. Anderson leads the health care wellness initiative within IBM’s Public Sector Global Business Services practice in Washington, DC. Previously, Ms. Anderson worked as an IBM consultant to state and federal government agencies to improve their business processes. Prior to her private sector experience, Ms. Anderson worked as a legislative aide to U.S. Senator J. Robert Kerrey. She also worked as a policy analyst in the Offi ce of the U.S.
Angela Allison is a doctoral student at Texas A&M University’s Department of Political Science. Her areas of specialization are public policy and administration and race and ethnic politics with a substantive interest in health care bureaucracy. She has given research presentations at annual meetings of the Midwest Political Science Association and the Southern Political Science Association. Ms. Allison received a Graduate Scholar award from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in 2013. She also received a Texas A&M Diversity Fellowship in 2013.
Robert Agranoff was Professor Emeritus in the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University–Bloomington, where was a part of the Policy and Administration and the Urban and Regional faculty groups. Prior to his retirement from full-time status, he served as associate dean for Bloomington, director of Public Affairs/Public Policy Doctoral Programs, and chairperson, Policy and Administration Faculty (1980–2001). Since 1990, he was affiliated with the Government and Public Administration Program of the Instituto Universitario Ortega y Gasset in Madrid, Spain.