Justin Marlowe is the Endowed Professor of Public Finance and Civic Engagement at the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Governing Institute and co-founder of the Evans School/Piper Jaffray SNW Public Financial Leadership Academy. He has published three books and more than 70 articles on public capital markets, government financial reporting, and local government fiscal policy. He worked in local government in Michigan, and he has recently done consulting and funded research for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, the Internal Revenue Service, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, King County, WA, and many other organizations. He is a Certified Government Financial Manager and he holds a Ph.D. in government and political science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.