Dr. John Marini is a Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute and professor of political science at the University of Nevada-Reno.
John Marini previously served on the faculty of the University of Dallas and Ohio University. He received a White House appointment during the Reagan Administration to work as a special assistant to the chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. He has been associate editor of the journal, Political Communication: An International Journal.
Marini served as a director of the Legislative Intern Program in the Nevada State Legislature from 1989 to 1995. Since 1989, he has been a member of the Nevada Advisory Committee to the United States Civil Rights Commission.
He has written extensively in the areas of American politics and public administration, focusing on the separation of powers and bureaucratic politics. He is the author of numerous articles on American politics and administration, budgeting, campaign finance and bureaucracy.
He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis.