Stephen J. Wayne, professor of government at Georgetown University, gave a morning keynote address at the Hauenstein Center’s Bush Legacy conference in Washington, D.C. Professor Wayne spoke about “The President’s Leadership Dilemma: An Evaluation of George W. Bush’s Leadership as President.”
Stephen J. Wayne is a Professor of Government at Georgetown University. A Washington-based expert on the American presidency, he has authored or edited 10 books, several in multiple editions, and more than 100 articles, chapters, and book reviews. In addition to “The Road to the White House,” he has coauthored “Presidential Leadership” (with George Edwards) and “Conflict and Consensus in American Politics of American Democracy” (with G. Calvin Mackenzie and Richard L. Cole), all published by Thomson/Wadsworth. His most recent books include, “Is this Any Way to Run a Democratic Election?,” “Is this Any Way to Run a Democratic Government?,” and “The Election of the Century and What It Tells Us about the Future of American Politics” (with Clyde Wilcox).
A much-quoted source for journalists covering the White House, he frequently appears on television and radio news programs and consults for television documentaries. He has testified before Congress on presidential elections, appeared before both Democratic and Republican advisory committees on the presidential nomination process, directed a presidential transition project for the National Academy of Public Administration, and participated in the 2000 White House transition project conducted by the Presidency Research Group. Professor Wayne lectures widely throughout the United States and abroad on the contemporary presidency and presidential elections.