Faculty Publications

Recent and Forthcoming Faculty Publications

The Department’s faculty members continue to produce a large number of high quality publications. Some of the recent and forthcoming publications include:

  • Prof. Julia Azari’s recent publications include “The Mandate of the People:” The 2016 Sanders Campaign in Context” (co-authored with Seth Masket) in The State of the Parties 2018: The Changing Role of Contemporary Political Parties, John C. Green, Daniel J. Coffey and David B. Cohen, eds. Rowman and Littlefield (2018); “19 Things We Learned from the 2016 Election” (co-authored with Andrew Gelman, Statistics and Public Policy. 4(1, 2018): 1-10; “Intraparty Democracy and the 2016 Election” (co-authored with Seth Masket) in Conventional Wisdom, Parties, and Broken Barriers in the 2016 Election, Jennifer Lucas, Christopher Galdieri, and Tauna Starbuck Sisco, eds. Lexington Books (2018); “Presidents and Political Parties,” in New Directions in the American Presidency, 2nd ed., edited by Lori Cox Han. Routledge (2017); Back to the Future? What the Politics of the Late Nineteenth Century Can Tell Us About the 2016 Election,” (co-authored with Marc Hetherington) Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences(667, 2016): 92-109. Prof. Azari is also a regular contributor at FiveThirtyEight, Vox, and other outlets.  Recent examples of public scholarship include:Who Wrote the Anonymous Op-ed? A Linguistic Analysis (Mischiefs of Faction on Vox.com); Forget Norms. Our Democracy Depends on Values (FiveThirtyEight.com).
  • Prof. Lowell Barrington published an article, “Understanding Identity in Ukraine – and Elsewhere,” focusing on debates on ethnicity and language in Ukraine, in Post-Soviet Affairs(Vol. 34 [2018], nos. 2-3). He also published a book chapter, “Political Science and Its Study at Marquette University,” in a volume titled Political Science for the Curious: Why Study Political Science?, Kishor Vaidya, ed. (The Curious Academic Publishing).
  • Prof. Mark Berlin recently published “The Difference Law Makes: Domestic Atrocity Laws and Human Rights Prosecutions” in Law & Society Review (co-authored with Geoff Dancy). His book manuscript, Criminalizing Atrocity: The Global Spread of Criminal Laws against International Crimes, is currently under review. Another article, “Who Studies International Law? Explaining Cross-National Variation In Compulsory International Legal Education” (co-authored with Ryan Scoville), is also under review.
  • Prof. Noelle Brigden recently published a book, The Migrant Passage: Clandestine Journeys from Central America (Cornell University Press, 2018). In 2018, she also published several articles, including A visible geography of invisible journeys: Central American migration and the politics of survival” International Journal of Migration and Border Studies (2018); “Gender Mobility: survival plays and performing Central American migration in passage” Mobilities (2018); 4, no. 1-2 (2018): 71-88. She also published a co-authored book chapter, “Border Collision: Power Dynamics of Enforcement and Evasion across the U.S. Mexico Line,” in Protean Power: Exploring the Unexpected in World Politics, edited by Peter Katzenstein and Lucia Seybert (Cambridge University Press, 2018). In 2016, her article  "Improvised transnationalism: Clandestine migration at the border of anthropology and international relations” was featured in International Studies Quarterly. She also published two co-authored articles in Geopolitics with Ċetta Mainwaring, including “Beyond the border: Clandestine migration journeys” and “Matryoshka journeys: Im/mobility during migration." Geopolitics 21, no. 2 (2016): 407-434.
  • Prof. Risa Brooks published in article in the the 2019 Annual Review of Political Science on “Integrating the Civil-Military Relations Sub-Field.” She has also authored chapters in several recent or forthcoming edited volumes, including “Improving Strategic Assessment in the Executive Branch: Lessons from the Scholarly Literature” in U.S. National Security Reform: Reassessing the National Security Act of 1947 (Routledge, 2019) and “Territorial Havens and the Risk of Complex Attacks in the United States,” in The Future of ISIS: Regional and International Implications(Brookings Press, 2018).  In 2016, she published a chapter on “The Tunisian Military and Democratic Control of the Armed Forces” in Armies and Insurgencies in the Arab Spring(University of Pennsylvania Press).
  • Prof. H. Richard Friman published an edited book The Politics of Leverage in International Relations: Name, Shame, and Sanction (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2015, 2017 paper) in Palgrave’s Studies in International Relations Series. In addition to the introduction and conclusion in the eleven chapter volume, he authored the chapter “Behind the Curtain: Naming and Shaming in International Drug Control.” He also published a coauthored chapter “Guns, Butter and More Guns: Japanese Security through March 11th,” in Louis W. Pauly and Bruce W. Jentleson (eds.), Power in a Complex Global System (Abingdon and New York: Rutledge, 2014), 62-79. He also published “Trump’s Travel Ban is Built on a Law Meant to ‘Protect’ the U.S. from Jews and Communists,” Monkey Cage: Analysis, Washington Post, June 22, 2017, reposted June 26, 2017.
  • Prof. Susan Giaimo’s recent publications include a book, Reforming Health Care in the United States, Germany, and South Africa: Comparative Perspectives on Health (Palgrave, 2016); as well as an article, “Austerity Has Wounded Public Health in EU Bailout Countries–Greece Worst of All” (in The Conversation).
  • Prof. Ryan Hanley recently published two books, Love’s Enlightenment (Cambridge University Press, 2017) and an edited volume, Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy(Princeton University Press, 2016). He has also published several articles, including “Rousseau and Hobbes: Nature, free will, and the passions” (Contemporary Political Theory, 2018); “Practicing PPE: The Case of Adam Smith” (Social Philosophy and Policy, 2017); “Rethinking Kant’s Debts to Rousseau” (Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, 2017); and “Adam Smith and the Encyclopédie” (Adam Smith Review, 2016). His chapter on “Freedom and Enlightenment was also included in the Oxford Handbook of Freedom (2018).
  • Prof. Karen Hoffman recently published a book chapter on “Comment forum speech as a mirror of mainstream discourse” in Controlling the Message: New Media in American Political Campaigns, edited by Victoria Farrar-Myers and Justin Vaughn (NYU Press, 2015).
  • Prof. Barrett McCormick published a co-authored article (Q. Liu and B. McCormick, "The Media and the Public Sphere in Contemporary China," Boundary38, no. 1) on the intersection of media and politics in China. Prof. McCormick was on sabbatical in the fall of 2017 and in China in the summer of 2018 working on his project comparing the political economy of new media in China and the U.S.
  • Prof. Paul Nolette’s recent publications include two articles in Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Change and Continuity in the Role of State Attorneys General in the Obama and Trump Administrations” (2018) and “The dual role of state attorneys general in American federalism: Conflict and cooperation in an era of partisan polarization” (2017, co-authored with Colin Provost). In 2015 Prof. Nolette published a book, Federalism on Trial: State Attorneys General and National Policymaking in Contemporary America (University Press of Kansas) as well as an article “Law Enforcement as Legal Mobilization: Reforming the Pharmaceutical Industry through Government Litigation” in Law & Social Inquiry.
  • Prof. Brian Palmer-Rubin (and coauthors Daniel Berliner and Benjamin Bagozzi) recently published an article in World Development (2018), "What Information Do Citizens Want? Evidence from One Million Information Requests in Mexico." Other recent publications include: "Gerrymandering Opposition: Minority-Concentrated Districts and Electoral Competition in Mexico" (Studies in Comparative International Development, with Anne Meng, 2017) and "Interest Organizations and Distributive Politics: Small-Business Subsidies in Mexico" (World Development, 2016).
  • Prof. Jerry Prout’s recent publications include a book, Coxey’s Crusade for Jobs: Unemployment in the Gilded Age (Northern Illinois University Press, 2016) and an article, “The Six in the Sixties: Newsweek Addresses ‘The Crisis of the American Spirit.” (Journalism History, 2018).
  • Prof. Jessica Rich has three forthcoming publications. Her book, State-Sponsored Activism: Bureaucrats and Social Movements in Brazil, will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2019. She also has two forthcoming articles that will appear in the Spring 2019 edition of Latin American Politics and Society, in a special issue about transformations in state-society relations that she co-edited with Lindsay Mayka and Alfred Montero.
  • Prof. Philip Rocco published an article on “Federalism and the Politics of Bottom-Up Social Policy Diffusion in the United States, Mexico, and Canada,” in Political Science Quarterly (Sep., 2018, co-authored with Daniel Beland and Anahely Medrano). In 2018, he also published 3 articles on the politics of the Affordable Care Act. This includes two lead-authored articles, “Politics at the Cutting Edge: Intergovernmental Policy Innovation in the Affordable Care Act,” in Publius: The Journal of Federalism (with Andrew S. Kelly and Ann Keller) and “How Intense Policy Demanders Shape Post-Reform Politics: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act,” in Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law (with Simon Haeder). “Obamacare in the Trump Era: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going?” was published in The Political Quarterly(2018, co-authored with Daniel Béland and Alex Waddan). His article on “The ACA and the Politics of Policy Feedback” (co-authored with Daniel Béland and Alex Waddan) is forthcoming in Policy Studies Journal. In 2017, he published six articles. These included, among others, “The Anti-Analytic Presidency Revisited” (The Forum); “Informal Caregiving and the Politics of Policy Drift” (Journal of Aging and Social Policy); “The New Politics of US Health Care Prices: Institutional Reconfiguration and the Emergence of All-Payer Claims Databases” (Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, lead-authored with Andrew Kelly, Daniel Béland, and Michael Kinane). In 2016, he published a book entitled Obamacare Wars: Federalism, State Politics, and the Affordable Care Act (co-authored with Daniel Béland and Alex Waddan, University Press of Kansas) as well as two co-authored articles in the journal Social Policy & Administration.
  • Prof. Duane Swank, extending his past work on taxation, recently published two papers on the political economy of tax policy: “The New Political Economy of Taxation in the Developing World,” Review of International Political Economy Vol. 23 (No. 2, 2016): 185-207; and Taxing Choices: International Competition, Domestic Institutions, and the Transformation of Corporate Tax Policy,” Journal of European Public Policy Vol. 23 (No. 4, 2016): 571-603. He also has two forthcoming chapters: “The Partisan Politics of New Social Risks in Advanced Postindustrial Democracies: Social Protection for Labor Market Outsiders,” forthcoming (2019) in The European Social Model in Times of Crisis (Springer), edited by Romana Careja, Patrick Emmenegger, and Nathalie Giger; and “Globalization and the Welfare State,” in the Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State, 2ndedited by Daniel Beland, Kimberly Morgan, Herbert Obinger, and Christopher Pierson, forthcoming (2020) Oxford University Press. Professor Swank also has several papers at some stage of pre-publication, including “Labor Power, Employer Organization, and Redistribution: The Continuing Importance of Class Organization,” and “Globalization, Institutions of Social Solidarity, and Right-Wing Populism in Western Europe.”
  • Prof. Monica Unda-Gutierrez published an article on “The property tax limits in Mexican urban municipalities”, in Estudios Demográficos y Urbanos, Sep, 2018. She has two chapters accepted titled: “The role of tax payers during the adoption of direct taxes in 1920’s Mexico”, and “The low revenue and tax progressivity of the tax system in Mexico: an exploratory analysis,” both forthcoming in late 2018 and 2019.
  • Prof. Amber Wichowsky’s publications include a forthcoming article (co-authored with Meghan R. Condon) on “Inequality in the Social Mind: Social Comparison and Support for Redistribution” (Journal of Politics). In 2017, she published “Civic Life in the Divided Metropolis: Social Capital, Collective Action and Residential Income Segregation” in Urban Affairs Review. She is also the author of “Immigrant Inclusion in the Safety Net: A Framework for Analysis and Effects on Educational Attainment” published in Policy Studies Journal (2016, co-authored with Meghan R. Condon and Alexandra Filindra), “Attacks without Consequence: Anonymity, Disclosure, and the Effectiveness of Negative Advertising” (American Journal of Political Science, 2016; co-authored with Conor Dowling) and “Economic Discontent as a Mobilizer: Unemployment and Voter Turnout” (Journal of Politics, 2016; co-authored with Barry C. Burden).