Nick Schwellenbach is Director of Investigations at the Project On Government Oversight, and recently served as Director of Communications in the Office of Special Counsel (OSC). He joined the OSC in 2014. He was the Director of Investigations at the Project On Government Oversight from 2010 to 2012 and was an investigator from 2004 through 2008. He also was a senior fiscal policy analyst with the Center for Effective Government and a staff writer with the Center for Public Integrity . Mr. Schwellenbach received his B.A. in history from the University of Texas-Austin and his M.A. in journalism from American University.