Jeffrey E. Cohen is Professor of Political Science at Fordham University. His major teaching and research interests focus on American political institutions and public policy, especially the presidency, mass media, and economic policy. He has published extensively in major political science journals, including American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics. He is currently the editor of the "Polls" for Presidential Studies Quarterly. His books include Presidential Responsiveness and Public Policy, which won the 1998 Richard E. Neustadt Award of the Presidency Research Group of the American Political Science Association. While at CSDP, Jeff will be continuing his work on presidential policy formation, addressing questions that are rarely considered in the literatures on agenda setting or the presidency by examining the president’s legislative policy agenda from 1789 to 2002.