Steve Redburn worked for 20 years in the Office of Management and Budget, where he was senior career executive leading staff responsible for advising on policy, management, and budget for housing and urban development. He is Professorial Lecturer in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University, teaching graduate courses on the federal government’s budget process and institutions.  His article, “Budgeting for Existential Crisis: The Federal Government as Society’s Guarantor,” appeared in a 2021 special issue of Public Budgeting & Finance.  His Ph.D. in political science is from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.