Robert Irons (Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology) is Associate Professor of Finance and Chair of
the Accounting and Finance Department at Illinois Wesleyan University. He has taught undergraduate and MBA students for over
twenty years and is published in numerous academic journals, including the Journal of Portfolio Management. Dr. Irons
worked as a financial analyst for AT&T and United Airlines.
Jim Twombly (Ph.D., Stony Brook University) is Professor of Political Science at Elmira College in New
York. He is the author of The Progression of the American Presidency, Political Scandal and American Pop Culture: Sex,
Power, and Cover-ups, and Directing the Whirlwind: The Trump Presidency and the Deconstruction of the Administrative
State (with Lisa K. Parshall).