As the inauguration nears and journalists cover the Obama transition, many look to Government Professor G. Calvin Mackenzie, an expert on presidential transitions and appointments, for insight.

Here are a few recent stories in which Mackenzie was quoted:

The Washington Post
“Obama’s ‘One President’ Gambit”

Congressional Quarterly
“Liberals Relish New Clout as Session Starts”

The Washington Independent
“Scientists Heartened by Potential Appointees”