Kenneth Lowande

Faculty Associate


Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
Assistant Professor, LSA Political Science
Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy (by courtesy)


Ph.D. 2016 University of Virginia (Government)


Kenneth Lowande’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)
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Kenneth Lowande studies American political institutions and policymaking. He has published research on congressional oversight, presidential power, and policy implementation. Lowande previously held research fellowships at Washington University in St. Louis and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University.

Selected publications. Please also see Kenneth Lowande’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)...

Lowande, Kenneth. “Who Polices the Administrative State?” American Political Science Review, vol. 112, no. 04, 2018, pp. 874–890., doi:10.1017/s0003055418000497.

Lowande, Kenneth S., et al. “Presidential Particularism and US Trade Politics.” Political Science Research and Methods, vol. 6, no. 02, 2017, pp. 265–281., doi:10.1017/psrm.2017.12.

Kenneth Lowande; Delegation or Unilateral Action?, The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Volume 34, Issue 1, 1 March 2018, Pages 54–78,

Clarke, A. J., Jenkins, J. A., & Lowande, K. S. (2017). Tariff politics and congressional elections: exploring the Cannon Thesis. Journal of Theoretical Politics, 29(3), 382–414.

Kenneth Lowande, Justin Peck; Congressional Investigations and the Electoral Connection, The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Volume 33, Issue 1, 1 March 2017, Pages 1–27,

Clarke, A. J. and Lowande, K. S. (2016), Informal Consequences of Budget Institutions in the US Congress. Legislative Studies Quarterly, 41: 965-996. doi:10.1111/lsq.12134

Will Trump’s tariffs help him with his voters? Monkey Cage. January 30, 2018

Who polices the administrative state? October 30, 2018