Professor Dennis C. Grube is Professor of Politics & Public Policy at the University of Cambridge and research lead in political decision-making at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy.
Dennis’ research interests include political decision-making, administrative leadership, institutional memory, and the role of political rhetoric in public policy. Recent books include Why Governments Get it Wrong, published by Pan Macmillan in 2022, Megaphone Bureaucracy, published by Princeton University Press in 2019, and a 2021 book comparing the traditions of cabinet government across five countries (written with co-authors Professor Patrick Weller and Professor Rod Rhodes and published by Oxford University Press).
Dennis teaches on the MPhil in Public Policy and leads a course on rhetorical leadership for the MPhil in Politics and International Studies
Dennis holds a PhD and Arts/Law degree from the University of Tasmania, and a Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Canberra. He is the author of two monographs on aspects of British history and governance, and his research has been published in a variety of leading journals including The Historical Journal, Governance, and Public Administration.