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Carol Nackenoff, Political Science
Keith Reeves, '88, Political Science
Emily Paddon Rhoads, Political Science
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Submissions from 2020

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The Supreme Court Hears Arguments On The Meaning Of “Sex Discrimination”, SCOTUS 2019: Major Decisions And Developments Of The US Supreme Court, Carol Nackenoff and Abigail Diebold , '20

Submissions from 2019

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Bad World: The Negativity Bias In International Politics, International Security, D. D. P. Johnson and Dominic Tierney

The Federal Reserve's Dual Mandate And The Inflation-Unemployment Tradeoff, Contemporary Economic Policy, Ayse Kaya, Stephen S. Golub, Mark Kuperberg, and F. Lin

How Did The Washington Consensus Move Within The IMF? Fragmented Change From The 1980s To The Aftermath Of The 2008 Crisis, Review Of International Political Economy, Ayse Kaya and M. Reay

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The Trump Presidency And American Democracy: A Historical And Comparative Analysis, Perspectives On Politics, R. C. Lieberman; S. Mettler; T. B. Pepinsky; K. M. Roberts; and Richard M. Valelly , '75

Sexual Harassment Trajectories: Limits Of (Current) Law And Of The Administrative State, Journal Of Women, Politics, And Policy, Carol Nackenoff

The Supreme Court And "The Reality Of Lived Lives", Constitutional Studies, Carol Nackenoff

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The Supreme Court Hears Arguments On The Meaning Of “Sex Discrimination”, The Gender Policy Report, Carol Nackenoff

Quaker Roles In Making And Implementing Federal Indian Policy: From Grant’s Peace Policy Through The Early Dawes Act Era (1869–1900), Quakers And Native Americans, Carol Nackenoff and Allison B. Hrabar , '16

Justice Neil Gorsuch Joins the Court, SCOTUS 2018: Major Decisions And Developments Of The US Supreme Court, Carol Nackenoff and Gilbert Orbea , '19

Putting Human Rights Up Front: Implications For Impartiality And The Politics Of UN Peacekeeping, International Peacekeeping, Emily Paddon Rhoads

Close Cousins In Protection: The Evolution Of Two Norms, International Affairs, Emily Paddon Rhoads and J. Welsh

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Practical Wisdom And Health Care, Applying Wisdom To Contemporary World Problems, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Evan Sharpe

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Putting The Political Back In Politically Correct, The Chronicle Of Higher Education, Jonny Thakkar

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A Jabberwocky Peace In Afghanistan, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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The Two Vietnam Wars: American Perceptions Of The Use Of Force, Political Science Quarterly, Dominic Tierney

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The U.S. Isn’t Really Leaving Syria And Afghanistan, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

Submissions from 2018

The Arsenal Of Insurrection: Explaining Rising Support For Rebels, Security Studies, R. Grauer and Dominic Tierney

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Review Of "Embracing Dissent: Political Violence And Party Development In The United States" By J. S. Selinger, Perspectives On Politics, Carol Nackenoff

Plato As Critical Theorist, Plato As Critical Theorist, Jonny Thakkar

Review Of "Poetic Justice: Rereading Plato’s 'Republic'" by J. Frank, Political Theory, Jonny Thakkar

Accidental Primacy: Balancing And The Path To Power, International Relations, Dominic Tierney

Accidental Primacy: Balancing And The Path To Power, International Relations, Dominic Tierney

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America Keeps Accidentally Helping Iran, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Avoiding Nation-Building: From Nixon To Trump, Parameters, Dominic Tierney

A Weary Hercules: The United States And The Fertile Crescent In A Post-Caliphate Era, Orbis, Dominic Tierney

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North Korea Wants To End Up Like Pakistan, Not Libya, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Russia’s Strength Is Its Weakness, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Clarifying How The Fed Is Political, PS: Political Science and Politics, Richard M. Valelly , '75

Submissions from 2017

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The United Nations In The Great Lakes Region, War And Peace In Africa’s Great Lakes Region, Emily Paddon Rhoads

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Can James Mattis Protect Trump From Hubris?, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Giving The Military More Money Won't Make It Win More, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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"Human Rights Are Largely Irrelevant To The Emerging Trump Doctrine", Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Obama Faces The Ex-President's Dilemma, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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The Ethics Of Unwinnable War, Moral Victories: The Ethics Of Winning Wars, Dominic Tierney

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The Logic Of Mission Creep, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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The Risks Of Foreign Policy As Political Distraction, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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What Does It Mean That Trump Is 'Leader Of The Free World'?, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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When Britain And France Almost Merged Into One Country, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Why America Cares About Chemical Weapons, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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How About Erecting Monuments To The Heroes Of Reconstruction?, American Prospect, Richard M. Valelly , '75

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Keith Poole And The Evolution Of American Political Science, The Legislative Scholar, Richard M. Valelly , '75

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Kerry’s “Lavender Scare” Apology Reveals An Important Shift In LGBT Politics, Washington Post, Richard M. Valelly , '75

Submissions from 2016

Silvert As Public Intellectual, Kalman Silvert: Engaging Latin America, Building Democracy, M. J. Blachman and Kenneth Evan Sharpe

Practicing Practical Wisdom, Mercer Law Review, D. J. Cantrell and Kenneth Evan Sharpe

NOMINATE And American Political Development: A Primer, Studies In American Political Development, Philip J. Everson; Richard M. Valelly , '75; Arjun Vishwanath , '16; and J. Wiseman

Designing The Multilateral Trading System: Voting Equality At The International Trade Organization, World Trade Review, Ayse Kaya

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Review Of "The International Monetary Fund: Distinguishing Reality From Rhetoric" By G. Bird And D. Rowlands, Review Of International Organizations, Ayse Kaya

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COP21 And The Paris Agreement: Change And Status Quo, Global Policy, Ayse Kaya and Anita F. Desai , '16

A History Of Inherent Contradictions: The Origins And End Of American Conservatism, American Conservativism, James Kurth

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Understanding The Syndemic Connections Between Hiv And Incarceration Among African American Men, Especially African American Men Who Have Sex With Men, Understanding The HIV/AIDS Epidemic In The United States, E. McCarthy; J. J. Myers; Keith Reeves , '88; and B. Zack

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Gender And The American State, Oxford Handbook Of American Political Development, E. McDonagh and Carol Nackenoff

Native Americans, Citizenship, American Governance, Carol Nackenoff

Native Americans, Governance, American Governance, Carol Nackenoff

Toward A More Inclusive Community: The Legacy Of Female Reformers In The Progressive State, The Progressives' Century: Political Reform, Constitutional Government, And The Modern American State, Carol Nackenoff

Abortion Rights, American Governance, Carol Nackenoff and E. McDonagh

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Civic Membership, Family Status, And The Chinese In America, 1870s–1920s, Polity, J. Novkov and Carol Nackenoff

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Taking Sides In Peacekeeping: Impartiality And The Future Of The United Nations, Taking Sides In Peacekeeping: Impartiality And The Future Of The United Nations, Emily Paddon Rhoads

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Teaching Ourselves To Teach, Inside Higher Ed, Kenneth Evan Sharpe and Betsy Bolton

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Does America Need An Enemy?, National Interest, Dominic Tierney

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How Not To Plan For "The Day After" In Libya, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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ISIS And The ‘Loser Effect’, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Is Trump Obama's Dark Doppelgänger?, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Love Is A Battlefield, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Refusing To Nuke First, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Syria And The Cycle Of American Intervention, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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The Danger Of Putin Losing In Syria, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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The End Of The Beginning In Syria, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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The Global Spread Of Trumpism, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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The Legacy Of Obama’s ‘Worst Mistake’, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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The Rise Of ISIS Makes More Sense In Reverse, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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The Twenty Years' War, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Triangulation For The New Millennium, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Trump, Putin, And The Art Of Appeasement, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Trump’s Unspeakable Strategy To Erase His Past, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Who Really Lost Iraq?, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Why Donald Trump Needs David Petraeus, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

A Discussion Of Sidney Tarrow’s "War, States, And Contention: A Comparative Historical Study", Perspectives On Politics, Richard M. Valelly , '75

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How Suffrage Politics Made—And Makes—America, Oxford Handbook Of American Political Development, Richard M. Valelly , '75

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Making A Rainbow Military: Parliamentary Skill And The Repeal Of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", Congress And Policy Making In The 21st Century, Richard M. Valelly , '75

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Our Black Swan, Huffington Post, Richard M. Valelly , '75

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Review Of "The Fierce Urgency Of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, And The Battle For The Great Society" By J. E. Zelizer, Political Science Quarterly, Richard M. Valelly , '75

Review Of "The Ordeal Of The Reunion: A New History Of Reconstruction" By Mark W. Summers, Journal Of American History, Richard M. Valelly , '75

Oxford Handbook Of American Political Development, Oxford Handbook Of American Political Development, Richard M. Valelly , '75; S. Mettler; and R. Lieberman

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China's Population Policy In Historical Context, Reproductive States: Global Perspectives On The Invention And Implementation Of Population Policy, Tyrene White

Submissions from 2015

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A Dream In Crisis, Swarthmore College Bulletin, Ben Berger

Experience And (Civic) Education, PS: Political Science & Politics, Ben Berger

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What Were They Thinking? The Federal Reserve In The Run-Up To The 2008 Financial Crisis, Review Of International Political Economy, Stephen S. Golub, Ayse Kaya, and M. Reay

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Power And Global Economic Institutions, Power And Global Economic Institutions, Ayse Kaya

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Why The 2008 Crisis Was A Bad Crisis For New Ideas, Journal Of International Relations And Development, Ayse Kaya and G. Herrera

Confronting The Unipolar Moment: The American Empire And Islamic Terrorism, Current History, James Kurth

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Privacy, Police Power, And The Growth Of Public Power In The Early Twentieth Century: A Not So Unlikely Coexistence, Maryland Law Review, Carol Nackenoff

Review Of "Moral Minorities And The Making Of American Democracy" By K. G. Volk, Journal Of American History, Carol Nackenoff

Medicaid Politics And Policy, Medicaid Politics And Policy, David G. Smith and J. D. Moore

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America’s July 4 Military Nightmare: With Our Recent History, Could We Even Beat The British Today?, Salon, Dominic Tierney

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America Will Miss Obama When He's Gone, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Bashar Al-Assad And The Devil’s Endgame, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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Forgetting Afghanistan, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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How Trump And ISIS Help Each Other, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney

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ISIS Against Humanity, Atlantic, Dominic Tierney