Publications

♦ “Madison’s Notes: At Last, a New and Improved Look,” March 8, 2018, Law & Liberty blog.

♦ “Historical Records and Historical Narratives about the Constitutional Convention,” in Starting Points Journal, Nov. 13, 2017, http://startingpointsjournal.com/historical-records-historical-narratives-constitutional-convention/.

♦ “A New Investigation into Madison’s Notes of the Convention:  Solving the Mystery of His June 6 Speech,” American Political Thought, 6, no. 4 (Fall 2017): 517-549.

♦ “James Madison and the ‘Acrobatic History’ of the Ninth Amendment,” in Washington Times special supplement, “Celebrating Freedom: The 225th Anniversary of the U.S. Bill of Rights,” December 13, 2016.

  • ♦ Co-author of peer-reviewed, book-length written content for “Slavery and the Constitution,” an online course for the Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier, forthcoming.
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♦ “The Right to Revolution,” an entry in The Encyclopedia of American Governance, Macmillan, forthcoming.

♦ “Courting Public Opinion: James Madison’s Strategy for Resisting Federal Usurpations,” a chapter in What Would Madison Do? The Father of the Constitution Meets Modern American Politics, edited by Benjamin Wittes and Pietro Nivola (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press), 2015, a joint project of Montpelier’s Center for the Constitution and the Brookings Institute.

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♦ Author of peer-reviewed, book-length content for an online course, “The Creation of the Constitution,” for the Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier, released in 2015.

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♦ Wrote supplementary content for Montpelier’s Pocket Constitution (Introduction, “Biographies of a Few Prominent Framers,” and “Constitutional Conversations: The American Founders Explain America’s Constitution”), 2013.

♦ “Locke’s Latent Sovereign,” a chapter in Executive Power in Theory and Practice, Hugh Liebert, et al, eds. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan), 2012.

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♦ Author of peer-reviewed book-length content, with Stuart Harris, for an online course on The Bill of Rights, for the Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier, 2012.

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♦ Contributed to and edited content for an online course, “Introduction to the Constitution,” for the Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier, 2011.