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John Kincaid is the Robert B. and Helen S. Meyner Professor of Government and Public Service, Director of the Meyner Center for the Study of State and Local Government, President of the Center for the Study of Federalism, elected fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, andco-editor of the Routledge Book Series on Federalism and Decentralization.

He has served as Editor of Publius: The Journal of Federalism(1981-2006); Senior Editor of the Global Dialogue on Federalism (2001-2015), a joint project of the Forum of Federations and International Association of Centers for Federal Studies; Editor of a series of books on the Governments and Politics of the American States; President of the International Association of Centers for Federal Studies (1998-2005); President of the Southwestern Political Science Association (1993-1994); Executive Director (1988-1994) and Director of Research (1986-1988) of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, Washington, D.C.; and Assistant and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas (1979-1994). In 1972-1973, he was Vice President of the Pentagon Papers Fund for the Defense of Human and Civil Liberties–the legal-defense organization for Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo in the Pentagon Papers Trial in Los Angeles.

He has lectured and consulted on issues of federalism, intergovernmental relations, state and local government, and decentralization throughout the United States and around the world, as well as testified before the U.S. Congress on intergovernmental matters.