Ambassador Francis Rooney is a Trustee of the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) and serves on the Board of Advisors for the Panama Canal Authority. From 2005-2008, he was U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See. Ambassador Rooney is the author of the book The Global Vatican, due to be released in October 2013. Dan Mahaffee is the CSPC Director of Policy.