I am a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Government. I study American Politics and Formal Theory. My research interests include Congress and legislative organization, representation and redistricting, corporate governance, federalism, and energy policy. I graduated from Bowdoin College in 2008 with an AB in Government and Mathematics. From 2008 to 2010 I worked as an economic consultant specializing in the energy sector. For more, please visit http://www.maxwellpalmer.com.