Thomas O. Melia

Thomas O. Melia is deputy director of Freedom House and consulting editor for the World Encyclopedia of Parliaments and Legislatures. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

April 2010, Volume 21, Issue 2

What Makes Legislatures Strong?

A review of The Handbook of National Legislatures: A Global Survey by M. Steven Fish and Matthew Kroenig, and Legislative Power in Emerging African Democracies edited by Joel D. Barkan.