Books
Testing the Limits: George W. Bush and the Imperial Presidency. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009, edited volume (with Gleaves Whitney).

Power and Prudence: The Presidency of George H.W. Bush. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2004 (with Ryan J. Barilleaux).

Considering the Bush Presidency. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2004, edited volume (with Gary L. Gregg II).

The Clinton Scandal and the Future of American Government. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2000, edited volume (with Clyde Wilcox).

George Washington: Foundation of Presidential Leadership and Character. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001, edited volume (with Ethan Fishman and William D. Pederson).

George Washington and the Origins of the American Presidency. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2000, edited volume (with William D. Pederson and Frank Williams).

FDR and the Modern Presidency: Leadership and Legacy. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1997, edited volume (with William D. Pederson).

 

Articles/Book Chapters
Resolved: Presidential Czars Undermine Congress and the Constitution”, in Michael J. Nelson and Richard J. Ellis, eds., Debating the Presidency: Conflicting Perspectives on the American Executive. Washington, DC: Sage Press, 2014, pp. 228-233.

The Unitary Executive Theory and the Bush Legacy”, in Donald Kelley and Tod Shields, eds., The Presidency of George W. Bush. College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press (with Mitchel A. Sollenberger) 2010, pp. 36-54.

“Presidential Direct Action and Policy Continuity: The Case of U.S. Population Control Policy”, Social Science Quarterly, Vo. 90, No. 4, December 2009, pp. 945-959 (with Debasree Das Gupta).

“Chief Administrator”, in CQ Press’s The Powers of the Presidency. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2008 (with S. Warshaw, W. Bledsoe, J. Watts), pp. 65-136.

“Lincoln and the Prerogative Presidency”, in Karl Deutche and Joseph Fornieri, eds., Abraham Lincoln’s American Dream. Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2005, pp. 304-310 (with Jeffrey Crouch).

“Finding His Voice: Bush’s Pre and Post-9/11 Rhetoric”, in Lori Cox Hahn and Diane Heath, eds., In the Public Domain: Presidents and the Challenge of Public Leadership. Albany: SUNY Press, 2005, pp. 207-226 (with Jeremy Mayer).

“Reagan and the Courts”, in Paul Kengor and Peter Schweizer, eds., The Reagan Presidency: Assessing the Man and His Legacy. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005, pp. 93-114 (with Mitchel A. Sollenberger and Jack Rossotti).

“Filling in the Blanks: George Washington and the Origins of Presidential Power”, in Gary Gregg II, ed., Thinking About the Presidency. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005, pp. 41-53.

“Bush, Thatcher, and Managing the End of the Cold War”, in Alexej Ugrinsky, ed., The Thatcher Legacy. London: Politicos Press, 2004, pp. 141-156 (with Ryan Barrilleaux).

“The Bush Presidency: Transition to Crisis Leadership”, Act Politica, Vol. 37 (Fall 2002), pp. 243-261 (with Jeremy Mayer and Clyde Wilcox).

“The Two Sides of the Clinton Legacy”, in M. Rozell and J. White, eds., Contemporary Readings in American Government. New York: Prentice-Hall, 2002, 326-336.

“The Press and the Presidency: Then and Now”, in The Presidency: Then and Now. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000 (with Graham Dodds), pp. 139-160.

“Introduction: The Politics of Scandal”, in M. Rozell and C. Wilcox, The Clinton Scandal and the Future of American Government. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2000 (with Clyde Wilcox).

“George Washington and the Origins of Presidential Power”, in Gary Gregg and Matthew Spalding, eds., Patriot Sage: George Washington and the American Political Tradition. Wilmington, DE: Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2000.

“Introduction: Washington and the Origins of the Presidency”, in M. Rozell, W. Pederson, and F. Williams, eds., George Washington and the Origins of the American Presidency. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2000 (with W. Pederson and F. Williams).

“The Clinton Scandal in Retrospect”, PS: Political Science and Politics, Vol. 22, No. 3 (September 1999), pp. 538-540 (with Clyde Wilcox).

“In Reagan’s Shadow: Bush’s Anti-Rhetorical Presidency,” Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. I (Winter 1998), pp. 128-139. Reprinted as “The Bush Presidency and the Media”, in Leslie Feldman and Rosanna Perotti, eds., Honor and Loyalty: Inside the Politics of the Bush White House. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.

“FDR and the Prerogative Presidency,” in M. Rozell and W. Pederson, eds., FDR and the Modem Presidency: Leadership and Legacy. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1997, pp. 133-146.

“Introduction: The Roosevelt Legacy,” in Ibid (with William D. Pederson), pp. 1-9.

“Chief Executive,” in Michael Nelson, ed., Congressional Quarterly Guide to the Presidency, 2d ed. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 1996, pp. 467-550 (with W. Craig Bledsoe and Christopher J. Bosso). Reprinted in Congressional Quarterly, The Powers of the Presidency. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 1997, pp. 1-84. Revised for 3rd edition, 2003.

“Presidential Image-Makers on the Limits of Spin Control,” Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. I (Winter 1995), pp. 67-90.

“Executive Prerogative, Abraham Lincoln, and American Constitutionalism,” in Frank J. Williams and William D. Pederson, eds., Abraham Lincoln, Contemporary: An American Legacy. Campbell, Ca.: Savas/Woodbury Pub., 1995, pp. 135-156.

“President Ford’s Pardon of Richard M. Nixon: Constitutional and Political Considerations,” Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. I (Winter 1994), pp. 121-137.

“Carter Rehabilitated: What Caused the 39th President’s Press Transformation?,” Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 2 (Spring 1993), pp. 317-330. Reprinted in H. Rosenbaum and A. Ugrinsky, eds., Jimmy Carter: His Foreign Policy and Post Presidential Years. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993.

“The Limits of White House Image Control,” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 108, No. 3 (Fall 1993), pp. 453-480.

“In Defense of President Ford’s Pardon of Richard M. Nixon,” in Bernard Firestone and Alexej Ugrinsky, eds., Gerald Ford and the Politics of Post-Watergate America. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993, pp. 39-5 1.

“President Carter and the Press: Perspectives from White House Communications Advisers,” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 105, No. 3 (Fall 1990), pp. 419-434.

“The Presidential Pardoning Power: A Bibliographic Essay,” Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Winter 1989), pp. 459-467.