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Recent Faculty Publications

department of political science


Kathleen Bailey
  • “Jadidism in Central Asia,” Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam, Oxford University Press, 2015.
Bob Bartlett
  • Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras’ Challenge to Socrates. Forthcoming, University of Chicago Press. August 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
  • Asymmetric Politics: The Republican Ideological Movement and the Democratic Group Coalition (with Matt Grossmann). Forthcoming, Oxford University Press.
  • Presidential Elections: Strategies and Structures of American Politics (with Nelson W. Polsby, Aaron Wildavsky, and Steven E. Schier), 14th edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
  • “The 2014 Election and the Culmination of Southern Realignment.” In Tauna Sisco and Jennifer Lucas, eds., The Election of 2014: Causes and Consequences (Akron, OH: University of Akron Press, forthcoming).
  • “Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats: The Asymmetry of American Party Politics” (with Matt Grossmann). Perspectives on Politics 13 (March 2015), pp. 119–139.
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).
Bob 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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