Miller Center

Faculty Publications

The publications listed here represent the individual work of our scholars. This is by no means a complete listing of their publications and credits. For more information, please refer to our Scholars and Staff page or to personal pages linked below.



Brian Balogh

A Government out of Sight: The Mystery of National Authority in Nineteenth-Century America, Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Integrating the Sixties, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996.
Chain Reaction: Expert Debate and Public Participation in American Commercial Nuclear Power, 1945-1975, Cambridge University Press, 1991.


Jeffrey Chidester

At Reagan's Side: Insiders' Recollections from Sacramento to the White House, with Stephen Knott, Rowman and Littlefield, 2009.
The Reagan Years., with Stephen Knott, Checkmark Books, 2005.


David Coleman

Real-World Nuclear Deterrence: The Making of International Strategy, with Joseph Siracusa, Praeger, 2006.
Image of book cover 'Depression to Cold War: A History of America from Herbert Hoover to Ronald Reagan by David Coleman Depression to Cold War: A History of America from Herbert Hoover to Ronald Reagan, with Joseph Siracusa, Praeger, 2002.


David Leblang

Democratic Processes and Financial Markets: Pricing Politics, with William Bernhard, Cambridge University Press, 2006.


Melvyn Leffler

In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11, Cornell University Press, with Jeffrey Legro, 2011.
The Cambridge History of the Cold War , with Odd Arne Westad, Cambridge University, 2010.
For the Soul of Mankind: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War, Hill and Wang, 2008.
To Lead the World: American Strategy after the Bush Doctrine, with Jeffrey Legro, Oxford University Press, 2008.
A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War, Stanford University Press, 1992.
The Specter of Communism: The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1917-1953, Hill and Wang, 1994.
Elusive Quest: America's Pursuit of European Stability and French Security, 1919-1933, University of North Carolina Press, 1979.


Jeffrey Legro

In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11, with Melvyn Leffler, Cornell University Press, 2011.
To Lead the World: American Strategy after the Bush Doctrine, with Melvyn Leffler, Oxford University Press, 2008.
Rethinking the World: Great Power Strategies and International Order, Cornell University Press, 2005.


Guian McKee

The Problem of Jobs: Liberalism, Race, and Deindustrialization in Philadelphia, University of Chicago Press, 2008.


William Lee Miller

President Lincoln: The Duty of a Statesman., Knopf, 2008
Lincoln's Virtues, Knopf, 2002.
Image of book cover 'Arguing About Slavery' by William Lee Miller Arguing About Slavery, Vintage Books, 1998.
Image of book cover, 'The Business of May Next: James Madison and the Founding' by William Lee Miller The Business of May Next: James Madison and the Founding, University Press of Virginia, 1992.
Image of book cover 'The First Liberty Religion and the American Republic' by William Lee Miller The First Liberty Religion and the American Republic, Georgetown University Press, 2003.


Sidney Milkis

The American Presidency, Origins and Development 1776-2011, with Michael Nelson, Congressional Quarterly Press, 2011.
Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Party, and the Transformation of American Democracy , University Press of Kansas 2009.
American Government: Balancing Democracy and Rights , with Marc Landy, McGraw-Hill 2003.
Presidential Greatness, with Marc Landy, University Press of Kansas, 2000.
Image of book cover 'Political Parties and Constitutional Government: Remaking American Democracy' by Sidney Milkis Political Parties and Constitutional Government: Remaking American Democracy, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Image of book cover 'Progressivism and the New Democracy' by Sidney Milkis with Jerome M. Mileur Progressivism and the New Democracy, with Jerome M. Mileur, University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.


Barbara Perry

The Supremes, Peter Lang, 2009.
Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier, University Press of Kansas, 2004.
Freedom and the Court: Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States, with Henry Abraham, University Press of Kansas, 2003.
The Priestly Tribe: The Supreme Court's Image in the American Mind, Praeger, 1999.


Russell Riley

Governing at Home: The White House and Domestic Policymaking., University Press of Kansas, 2011.
The President's Words: Speeches and Speechwriting in the Modern White House, University Press of Kansas, 2010.
Bridging the Constitutional Divide: Inside the White House Office of Legislative Affairs , Texas A&M University, 2010.
The Presidency and the Politics of Racial Inequality, Columbia University Press, 1999.


Marc Selverstone

Constructing the Monolith: The United States, Great Britain, and International Communism, 1945-1950, Harvard University Press, 2009.


Kenneth W. Thompson

Image of book cover 'Fathers of International Thought: The Legacy of Political Theory' by Kenneth W. Thompson Fathers of International Thought: The Legacy of Political Theory, Louisiana State University Press, 1994.
Image of book cover 'Traditions and Values in Politics' by Kenneth W. Thompson Traditions and Values in Politics, Louisiana State University Press, 1992.
Image of book cover 'Winston Churchill's World View: Statesmanship and Power' by Kenneth W. Thompson Winston Churchill's World View: Statesmanship and Power, Louisiana State University Press, 1983.


Brantly Womack

China among Unequals: Asymmetric Foreign Relations in Asia. Singapore: World Scientific Press, 2010
China’s Rise in Historical Perspective. Editor. Boulder: Rowman and Littlefield, 2010.
China and Vietnam: The Politics of Asymmetry. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006
Contemporary Chinese Politics in Historical Perspective, Editor, New York: Cambridge University Press.


James Sterling Young

Image of book cover 'The Washington Community 1800-1828' by James Sterling Young The Washington Community 1800-1828, Columbia University Press, 1966.