Nathan Gibson is a PhD Candidate in the Politics Department at Princeton University and is affiliated with the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2015 with a BA in Public Policy Studies and a minor in Mathematics. Nathan’s research interests include the presidency, bureaucracy and Congress. His dissertation research is dedicated to better understanding how the president manages the executive branch, with a focus on centralization within the federal bureaucracy.