Brendan Nyhan is a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at the University of Michigan. He will join the Department of Government at Dartmouth College as an assistant professor in 2011. His academic research focuses on political scandals and misperceptions. Previously, he was co-editor of Spinsanity, a non-partisan watchdog of political spin that was syndicated in Salon and the Philadelphia Inquirer. He is also a co-author of All the President's Spin, a New York Times bestseller that Amazon.com named one of the ten best political books of 2004. He currently blogs about politics and the media at www.brendan-nyhan.com and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.