Daniel DiSalvo is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute’s Center for State and Local Leadership and an Assistant Professor of Political Science at The City College of New York-CUNY.

His scholarship focuses on American political parties, elections, labor unions, state government, and public policy. He is the author of Government Against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences (Oxford University Press, 2015) and Engines of Change: Party Factions in American Politics, 1868-2010 (Oxford University Press, 2012).

DiSalvo writes frequently for scholarly and popular publications, including National Affairs, City JournalAmerican Interest, Commentary, The Weekly StandardLos Angeles TimesNew York Daily News, and New York Post. He is coeditor of The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics.

DiSalvo holds a Ph.D. in politics from the University of Virginia.