John B. Gilmour is a Professor of Government and Associate Director of the Public Policy Program at the College of William & Mary. He teaches courses on American politics, public policy, and budgeting. Before coming to William & Mary in 1995, he taught at Washington University in St. Louis and the University of California at San Diego.
He is the author of two books—Reconcilable Differences? Congress, the Deficit and the Budget Process (University of California Press) and Strategic Disagreement: Stalemate in American Politics (University of Pittsburgh Press), as well as articles in scholarly journals such as the AmericanJournal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. Professor Gilmour received a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley and an A.B in history from Oberlin College.