Recent Publications


Kathleen Bailey
  • “Jadidism in Central Asia,” Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam, Oxford University Press, 2015.
Robert Bartlett
  • Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras’ Challenge to Socrates. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2016.
  • “How to Rule the World: An Introduction to Xenophon’s Education of Cyrus.” American Political Science Review. 109:1 (February 2015): 143-154.
Nasser Behnegar
  • “Leo Strauss’s Decisive Reply to Alexandre Kojève,” in the Strauss-Kojève Debate, edited by Bryan-Paul Frost and Timothy Burns, SUNY, forthcoming.
  • “Leo Strauss’s Second Statement on Locke,” in Principles and Prudence in the History of Western Political Thought, edited by Christopher Lynch and Jonathan Marks, SUNY, forthcoming.
  • “Review of The Religious Origins of American Freedom and Equality: a Response to John Rawls,” in Journal of Church and State, Fall 2015.
Dennis Hale
  • The Jury in America: Triumph and Decline (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016).
  • Review of Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics, by Terry Golway, The Historian (forthcoming, 2015-2016).
David Hopkins
  • Divided by Region: How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics. New York: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming. 
  • Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats (with Matt Grossmann). New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 
  • Presidential Elections: Strategies and Structures of American Politics (with Steven E. Schier and deceased founding authors Nelson W. Polsby and Aaron Wildavsky), 12th, 13th, and 14th editions. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008, 2012, 2015.
  • “Unequal Demands: Policy, Polarization, and Party Asymmetry in American Politics” (with Matt Grossmann). Solicited contribution to future volume edited by David Karol collecting research presented at Hewlett Foundation–University of Maryland Conference on Parties, Policy Demanders and Polarization (June 2016).
Chris Kelly
  • “Democracy is the True Basis of Modern Society” with Zeng Yuming (translated by Zeng Yuming) Journal of Jiangsu University, Social Science Edition Vol. 17, No. 4, July 2015, 1-5.
Ken Kersch
  • “Equality,” in John Compton and Karen Orren, editors, Cambridge Companion to the U.S. Constitution (New York: Cambridge University Press)[in progress].
  • “Originalism’s Curiously Triumphant Death: The Interpenetration of Aspirationalism and Historicism in U.S. Constitutional Development,” Constitutional Commentary (to be re-published in Problema Anuario de Filosofía y Teoría del Derecho (International Journal on Legal Theory and Philosophy) (Mexico City, Mexico)[in progress].
  • “Conservatives Remember The Progressive Era,” in Stephen Skowronek, Stephen Engel, and Bruce Ackerman, editors, The Progressives’ Century: Democratic Reform and Constitutional Government in the United States (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016) [forthcoming].
  • “The Gilded Age Through the Progressive Era,” in Mark Graber, Sanford Levinson, and Mark Tushnet, editors, Oxford Handbook on The United States Constitution (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015).
  • “Constitutive Stories About the Common Law in Modern American Conservatism,” in Sanford Levinson, Joel Parker, Melissa Williams, editors, NOMOS: American Conservatism (New York: New York University Press, 2015)(with comments by Lino Graglia).
  • “The Great Refusal: Liberals and Grand Constitutional Narrative,” Wisconsin Law Review Online (May 2015).
Peter Krause
  • “When Terrorism Works: Explaining Success and Failure Across Varying Targets and Objectives,” Afers Internacionals (forthcoming April 2016).
  • “Price-Tag Attacks Against Palestinians Are About the Nature of the Jewish State,” with Ehud Eiran, War on the Rocks, September 1, 2015.
  • “A Frightening Thought: When Terrorism 'Works',” with Craig Noyes, The National Interest, July 8, 2015.
Marc Landy
  • Transparency for What End?: Policing Politics in New York City, Seattle Journal For Social Justice (Volume 14, No. 1, 2016).
  • Incrementalism v. Disjuncture: the President and American Political Development, Tulsa Law Review, Volume 50, Winter 2015.
Jonathan Laurence
  • “Islams in Europe: Satellites or a Universe Apart?,” Introductory Essay, Yearbook on Muslim Minorities in Europe, Brill Publishers, 2015; French translation, “Les Islams en Europe: La Tentation de l’analogie catholique,” Conseil des Oulémas Marocains en Europe, Brussels, Forthcoming 2016.
  • “Muslim Mobilization between self-organization state-recognized consultative bodies and political participation,” in Ines Michalowski and Marion Burchardt, Islam in Europe: Politics, Law and Religious Life, Springer Verlag, 2015.
R. Shep Melnick
  • “Civil Wrongs,” Education Next, vol. 16, #1 (Winter, 2016)
  • “Federal Raid on Local Schools,” op-ed, Wall Street Journal, Sept. 13, 2015
  • “Gridlock and the Madisonian Constitution,” in Benjamin Wittes and Pietro Nivola, eds., What Would Madison Do? The Father of the Constitution Meets Modern American Politics (Brookings, 2015)
  • “The Federalism Failure,” in Bradley Wilson, ed., The Constitutional Legacy of William H. Rehnquist, (West Publishing, 2015)
Jennie Purnell
  • Review of Richard Stahler-Sholk, Harry E. Vanden, and Marc Becker, Rethinking Latin American Social Movements:  Radical Action from Below, Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. In Bulletin of Latin American Research (forthcoming).
Robert Ross
  • China in the Era of Xi Jinping: Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges, co-edited with Jo Inge Bekkevold (forthcoming, Georgetown University Press, 2016).
Kay Lehman Schlozman
  • “Why Did We Do It That Way Then? What Might We Do Differently Now?” in Casey Klofstad, ed., New Advances in the Study of Civic Voluntarism (Philadelphia: Temple University Press) (with Henry E. Brady and Sidney Verba), in press.
  • “What Happened to the Gender Gap in Participation?” in Lee Ann Banaszak and Holly McCammon, eds., 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press) (with Nancy Burns, Ashley Jardina, Shauna Shames, and Sidney Verba), in press.
  • “Organizations and the Democratic Representation of Interests:
What Does It Mean When Those Organizations Have No Members?” Perspectives on Politics 13: (2015): 1017-1029 (with Philip Edward Jones, Hye Young You, Traci Burch, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady).
  • “Images of an Unbiased Interest System,” Journal of European Public Policy 22: (2015), 1212-1231 (with David Lowery, Frank R. Baumgartner, Joost Berkhout, Jeffrey M. Berry, Darren Halpin, Marie Hojnakci, Heike Klüver, Beate Kohler-Koch, and Jeremy Richardson).
  • “Louder Chorus – Same Accent: The Representation of Interests in Pressure Politics” in David Lowery, Darren R. Halpin, and Virginia Gray, eds., The Organization Ecology of Interest Communities: Assessments and Agendas (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) (with Philip Edward Jones, Hye Young You, Traci Burch, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady).
  • “Political Mobility and Political Reproduction from Generation to Generation,” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 657 (2015): 149-173 (with Henry E. Brady and Sidney Verba).
Susan Shell
  • “Kant’s Phenomenology of Right,” Kant on Political Justification, edit. Alice Pinheiro Walla (London: Routledge, forthcoming).
  • “Anticipations of Autonomy,” The Emergence of Autonomy, ed. Oliver Sensen (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)
  • “Kant on Citizenship, Community, and Redistribution,” Essays in Honor of Howard Williams, ed. Sorin Baisu, forthcoming.
  • “Rousseau,” in Cambridge History of Modern Ethics, ed. Jens Timmermann (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
  • “Kant’s Theory of Property,” Chinese translation; originally published in Political Theory (forthcoming).
  • “Kant’s Lectures on Pedagogy,” in Reading Kant’s Lectures, ed. Robert Clewis (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015).
  • “‘More [than] Human’: Kant on Liberal Education and the Public Use of Reason,” in In Search of Humanity: Essays in Honor of Clifford Orwin, ed. Andrea Radasanu (Boston: Lexington Books, 2015).
Peter Skerry
  • “A Young Man at the Margin on the Profession,” in Joseph Dorman and Leslie Lenkowsky, eds., When Ideas Mattered: A Nathan Glazer Reader (Transaction, forthcoming).
  • “Splitting the Difference on Illegal Immigration,” and “Good Neighbors and Good Citizens: Beyond the Legal-Illegal Immigration Debate,” in Carol Swain, ed., Debating Immigration, Second Edition (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
  • “The Cultural Contradictions of Islam in America,” The Weekly Standard (December 28, 2015)
Emily Thorson
  • “Belief Echoes: The Persistent Effects of Corrected Misinformation” Political Communication. November, 2015.
Alan Wolfe
  • At Home in Exile: Why Diaspora is Good for the Jews. Boston: Beacon Press, 2015.


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