Skip to main content

Secondary navigation:

College of Arts and Sciences

Recent Publications of BC Ph.D.'s: Referred Articles in Major Journals

department of political science

Jeremy Bailey

“The New Unitary Executive and Democratic Theory: The Problem of Alexander Hamilton” American Political Science Review 102: 4 (2008): 453-65

“Constitutionalism, Conflict, and Consent: Jefferson on the Impeachment Power.” Review of Politics 70: 4 (2008): 572-94

Robert Bartlett

“Aristotle’s Introduction to the Problem of Happiness: On Book I of the Nicomachean Ethics.American Journal of Political Science Vol. 52 No. 3 (July 2008): 677-687

“Plato’s Critique of Hedonism in the Philebus.American Political Science Review. Vol. 102 No.1 (February 2008): 141-151

“An Introduction to Hesiod’s Works and Days.” The Review of Politics Vol. 68 No. 2 (Spring 2006): 177-205

“Political Philosophy and Sophistry: An Introduction to Plato’s Protagoras.” American Journal of Political Science Vol.47 No. 4 (October 2003): 612-624

“Socratic Political Philosophy and the Problem of Virtue.” American Political Science Review Vol. 93 No. 3 (September 2002): 525-533

Paul Carrese

“Montesquieu’s Complex Natural Right and Moderate Liberalism: The Roots of American Moderation.” Polity 36, no. 2 (January 2004) 227-50

“The Complexity, and Principles, of the American Founding: A Response to Alan Gibson.” History of Political Thought XXI (2000): 711-17

“Judicial Statesmanship, the Jurisprudence of Individualism, and Tocqueville’s Common Law Spirit.” Review of Politics 60 (1998): 465-95

Alek Chance

"Realpolitik, Punishment and Control: Thucydides on the Moralization of Conflict." Journal of Military Ethics. Vol. 12 No. 3 (2013)

Susan D. Collins

“Moral Virtue and the Limits of the Political Community in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics.” American Journal of Political Science. Vol. 48 No. 1 (Jan. 2004) pp. 47-61

Randal Hendrickson

"Montesquieu's (Anti-) Machiavellianism: Ordinary Acquisitiveness in The Spirit of Laws." The Journal of Politics 75.02 (2013): 385-396.

"Ordinary Passions and Philosophic Morality: On the Uniqueness of Montesquieu's Commercial Republic." Perspectives on Political Science. 43:1 (2014).

Sanford Kessler

“‘Shadows on the Hudson’: Isaac Bashevis Singer on the Prospects for Faith and Virtue in Modern America.” Review of Politics. Vol. 69 No. 3 (Summer, 2007) pp. 431-446

“Religious Freedom in Thomas More’s Utopia.” Review of Politics. Vol. 64, No. 2 (Spring, 2002), pp. 207-229

Joy Samad

“Is Greed Good? An Interpretation of Plato’s Hipparchus.” Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought. 27:1, pp. 25-37

“John Locke and Muslim Liberalism.” Journal of Church and State (Winter 20011) 53:1, pp. 84-108

Dustin Sebell 

"The Problem of Political Science: Political Relevance and Scientific Rigor in Aristotle's 'Philosophy of Human Affairs'" American Journal of Political Science (July 2015) 

Nicholas Starr

"The Historical Presidency: Competing Conceptions of the Separation of Powers: Washington's Request for an Advisory Opinion in the Crisis of 1793." Presidential Studies Quarterly Vol. 45, No. 3 (September 2015), pp. 602-618 

Devin Stauffer

“Reopening the Quarrel between the Ancients and the Moderns: Leo Strauss’s Critique of Hobbes’s ‘New Political Science.’” American Political Science Review. Vol. 101, No. 2 (May 2007), pp. 223-233

“Socrates and Callicles: A Reading of Plato’s Gorgias.” Review of Politics. Vol. 64 No. 4 (Autumn 2002), pp. 627-57

Aristide Tessitore

“Tocqueville and Gobineau on the Nature of Modern Politics.” Review of Politics Vol. 67, No. 4 (Autumn, 2005), pp. 631-657

“Justice, Politics, and Piety in Sophocles’ ‘Philoctetes’.” Review of Politics. Vol. 65 No. 1 (Winter 2003), pp. 61-88

“Alexis de Tocqueville on the Natural State of Religion in the Age of Democracy.” Review of Politics. Vol. 64, No. 4 (Nov. 2002), pp. 1137-1152