School of Social Sciences
Singapore Management University
90 Stamford Road, Level 4
BA (First Class), MSc (Research), MA, DPhil (Oxon).
Quarrel: The Two Foundings and American Political
Development (New York: Oxford
University Press, 2014).
Reviewed in American Political
Thought, Political Science Quarterly, Perspectives
Presidency: The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from
George Washington to George W. Bush (Oxford
University Press, 2008; paperback 2011).
Outstanding Academic Title, 2008. Reviewed in Congress & the
in Politics, Political
Science Quarterly, Presidential Studies
of Policy Research, Rhetoric & Public
House Studies, as well as by The Chronicle Review,
The New Republic, The New Yorker¸ The Washington Post,
and The Washington
"The Federalist Provenance
of the Principle of Privacy," Maryland Law Review75 (2015): 415-435.
Thought, Political Development, and America’s Two
Foundings,” American Political
Thought 3 (2014), 146-156.
Strand in Progressive Politics and Political Thought,” Political Research
Quarterly 66 (2013): 32-45.
“Tracking the Language of
Time and Space, 1948-2009,” Journal of Contemporary
History 46 (2011): 591-609, with Roderick Hart.
Policy: ‘Delegated Unilateral Powers’ and the Limits
on Presidential Unilateral Enactment of Trade Policy,
Politics Research 37 (2009): 1003-1023, with Brandon Rottinghaus.
and Health Spending: Comparing Democratic Responsiveness in
the US and the UK,”British Journal
of Politics and International Relations 5
(2003): 576-93, with Stuart Soroka.
“The Lion and the
Lamb: Demythologizing Franklin Roosevelt’s Fireside Chats,”
Rhetoric & Public Affairs 6 (2003): 437-64.
People in Crisis,” Political Psychology 23 (2002):
Roderick Hart and Sharon Jarvis, lead article.
Van Buren, the Democratic Party, and the Jacksonian
Reinvention of the Constitution,” in
Seth Cotlar and Richard Ellis, Presidents as Historians
(Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press,
Presidency and the Media: Two Faces of Democracy,” in
Michael Nelson (ed.), The Presidency and the
Political System, 10th Edition (Washington,
DC: CQ Press, 2013), 258-271.
Metaphors of Women in Power
Kathleen Ahrens (ed.),
Gender, and Conceptual Metaphors (Palgrave
People: Constructing an Electorate,
in Roderick Hart, Sharon Jarvis, William Jennings and
Deborah Smith-Howell, Political Keywords: Using Language
That Uses Us (Oxford University Press, 2005), 108-28,
with Roderick Hart.
Van Buren and the Jacksonian Reinvention of the
Constitution," forthcoming 2017.
and Balances," under review.
Constitutional Theory of the Presidency," under review.
Two Foundings and the Constitution," in progress.
of American Politicians
Confront the Courts: Opposition Politics and Changing
Responses to Judicial Power (Cambridge University Press) by
Stephen Engel and Building the Judiciary: Law,
Courts, and the Politics of Institutional Development (Princeton
University Press) by Justin Crowe, American Political
Thought 3 (2014): 364-367.
Racial Profiling is like Affirmative Action,” in Opposing
Viewpoints: Racial Profiling (New York: Gale, 2012).
Review of of Reading Obama: Dreams, Hope, and
the American Political Tradition (Princeton
University Press) by James P. Kloppenberg, Perspectives
on Politics 8 (2010): 903-905.
Review of Bush, the Detainees, and the Constitution:
The Battle over Presidential Power in the War on Terror
(University Press of Kansas) by Howard Ball, Bad Advice:
Bush’s Lawyers in the War on Terror by Harold H.
Bruff (University Press of Kansas), and Power Play: The Bush Presidency
and the Constitution (Brookings Institution Press) by
James P. Pfiffner, Perspectives in Politics 8
Review of That Man: An Insider's Portrait of Franklin
D. Roosevelt (Michigan State University Press) by
Robert H. Jackson, Rhetoric & Public Affairs 7
Committee, Southwestern Social Science Association,
Reviewer for American
Political Science Review, American Journal of
Political Science, Comparative Political
Studies, International Journal of Press / Politics, Journal of
Politics, Political Communication, Political Research
Quarterly, Political Studies, Presidential
Studies Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly,
Cambridge University Press, Cornell University Press,
Oxford University Press.