Recently Released


Relic: How Our Constitution Undermines Effective Government – and Why We Need a More Powerful Presidency. Basic Books. 2016 (with Terry M. Moe).

Op-Ed on can be found here. Excerpt on can be found here. Book review in the Wall Street Journal is here. Select radio and podcast interviews are here, herehere, and here.

Other Monographs

Thinking about the Presidency: The Primacy of Power. Princeton University Press. 2013, Revised paperback edition 2015.

The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools. Brookings Institution Press. 2002, Revised paperback edition 2006.


Edited Volumes

The Oxford Handbook of the U.S. Presidency. Oxford University Press. 2009.