Miller Center

Miller Center Fellows Publications

Below are recent publications from former Miller Center fellows.

Joshua R. Ashenmiller

"Political Culture and American Society." In The 1970s: Social History of the United States, edited by Laurie Mercier. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO Press, 2008.

"The Alaska Oil Pipeline as an Internal Improvement, 1969-1973." Pacific Historical Review 75 (August 2006): 461-489.

Warren Bass

Support Any Friend: Kennedy's Middle East and the Making of the U.S. Israel Alliance

Support Any Friend: Kennedy's Middle East and the Making of the U.S. Israel Alliance. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

 

Carl J. Bon Tempo

Americans at the Gate: The United States and Refugees during the Cold War

Americans at the Gate: The United States and Refugees during the Cold War. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

"No Rock 'n Roll Fun: Women, Rock, and the Web." Iris: A Journal About Women (Spring 2001).

Anthony Chen

The Fifth Freedom: Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972

The Fifth Freedom: Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009.

"Explaining the Contemporary Alignment of Race and Party: Evidence from California's 1946 Ballot Initiative on Fair Employment." Studies in American Political Development 22 (2007): 204-28.

"'The Hitlerian Rule of Quotas': Racial Conservatism and the Politics of Fair Employment Legislation in New York State, 1941-1945." Journal of American History 92 (2006): 1238-64.

"Affirmative Action Aims for Healthy, Fair Diversity, Not Quotas." Detroit Free Press, 2 October 2006.

Joseph Crespino

The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism

The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism. Co-edited with Matthew D. Lassiter. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

 

In Search of Another Country: Mississippi and the Conservative Counterrevolution

In Search of Another Country: Mississippi and the Conservative Counterrevolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.

 

Joshua Dunn

From Schoolhouse to Courthouse: The Judiciary's Role in American Education. Co-editor with Martin West. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2009.

Complex Justice:  The Case of Missouri v. Jenkins

Complex Justice: The Case of Missouri v. Jenkins. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Jasmine Farrier

Passing The Buck: Congress, The Budget, And Deficits

Passing The Buck: Congress, The Budget, And Deficits. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2004.

Michael Fein

Paving the Way: New York Road Building and the American State, 1880-1956

Paving the Way: New York Road Building and the American State, 1880-1956. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2008.

Kathleen Ferraiolo

"Marketing a Policy Idea: Elite Frame Development in Ballot Initiative Campaigns." Politics and Policy 37 (2009): 337-368.

"State Policy Innovation and the Federalism Implications of Direct Democracy." Publius: The Journal of Federalism 38 (2008): 488-514.

"Preserving the Initiative: State Legislative Response to Direct Democracy." Polity 39 (2007): 425 448.

"From Killer Weed to Popular Medicine: The Evolution of American Drug Control Policy, 1937-2000." The Journal of Policy History 19 (2007): 147-179.

Beverly Gage

The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story of America in its First Age of Terror

The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story of America in its First Age of Terror. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Daniel J. Galvin

Presidential Party Building

Presidential Party Building. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009.

Joanna L. Grisinger

"Law in Action: The Attorney General's Committee on Administrative Procedure." Journal of Policy History 20 (2008): 379-418.

"Reorganizing Homeland Security: A Historical Perspective." Miller Center Report 19. Co-edited with Brian Balogh (Winter 2003).

"Making Democracy Work: A Brief History of Twentieth Century Executive Reorganization." Miller Center of Public Affairs Working Paper. Co-edited with Brian Balogh and Philip Zelikow, (July 2002).

Shane Hamilton

Trucking Country: The Road to Americas Walmart Economy

Trucking Country: The Road to America’s Walmart Economy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

"Supermarket USA Confronts State Socialism: Airlifting the Technopolitics of Industrial Food Distribution into Cold War Yugoslavia." In Cold War Kitchen: Americanization, Technology, and European Users, edited by Ruth Oldenziel and Karin Zachmann. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009.

"Analyzing Commodity Chains: Linkages or Restraints?" In Food Chains: From Farmyard to Shopping Cart, edited by Warren Belasco and Roger Horowitz. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

Nicole R. Hemmer

"The Problem with Conservative Echo Chambers." Christian Science Monitor 29 (July 2009).

"Why the Left Misjudges GOP Sex Scandals." Christian Science Monitor 8. Co-edited with Neil J. Young (July 2009).

"Long Live the Democrats? Not So Fast." Christian Science Monitor 23 (June 2009).

"Obama Shouldn't Lump the Right-Wing Together." Christian Science Monitor 12 (June 2009).

"Liberals, Too, Should Reject the Fairness Doctrine." Christian Science Monitor 25 (November 2008).

Alethia E. Jones

"Immigration and Institutional Change: The Urban Origins of U.S. Postal Savings Banks." In The City and American Political Development, edited by Richardson Dillworth. London: Routledge, 2009.

David A. Karpf

"Understanding Blogspace." Journal of Information and Technology & Politics 5 (December 2008): 369-385.

Ronald R. Krebs

Fighting for Rights: Military Service and the Politics of Citizenship

Fighting for Rights: Military Service and the Politics of Citizenship. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006.

Sarah E. Kreps

Coalitions of Convenience, Conflicts of Choice? United States Military Interventions after the Cold War. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Walter C. Ladwig

"Insights from the Northeast: Counterinsurgency in Nagaland and Mizoram," In India and Counterinsurgency: Lessons Learned, edited by David P. Fidler and Sumit Ganguly. London: Routledge, 2009.

"Security Assistance and Counterinsurgency: The British Experience in Oman, 1964-1975." In Security Assistance: U.S. and International Historical Perspectives, edited by Kendall Gott. Leavenworth, KS: CSI Press, 2006.

Caroline W. Lee

"The Roots of Astroturfing." Contexts (Winter 2010).

"Conservation as a Territorial Ideology." City & Community 8 (2009): 301-328.

"Is There a Place for Private Conversation in Public Dialogue? Comparing Stakeholder Assessments of Informal Communication in Collaborative Regional Planning." American Journal of Sociology 113 (2009): 41-96.

Sean L. Malloy

Atomic Tragedy: Henry L. Stimson and the Decision to Use the Bomb Against Japan

Atomic Tragedy: Henry L. Stimson and the Decision to Use the Bomb Against Japan. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2008.

Patrick McGuinn

No Child Left Behind and the Transformation of Federal Education Policy, 1965-2005

No Child Left Behind and the Transformation of Federal Education Policy, 1965-2005. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2006.

"Nationalizing Schools: Education and American Political Development." In Political Behavior and Public Policy: Interdisciplinary Essays on American Political Development, edited by Richard Harris and Daniel Tichenor. Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2009.

"Education Policy from the Great Society to 1980: The Expansion and Institutionalization of the Federal Role in Schools." In Conservatism and American Political Development, edited by Brian Glenn and Steven Teles. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

"Equity Meets Accountability: The Implementation of No Child Left Behind in New Jersey." In No Remedy Left Behind: Lessons from a Half-Decade of NCLB, edited by Frederick Hess and Chester Finn. Washington, DC: AEI Press, 2007.

"The Policy Landscape of Educational Entrepreneurship." In Educational Entrepreneurship: Realities, Challenges, and Possibilities, edited by Frederick Hess. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2006.

Ajay K. Mehrotra

The New Fiscal Sociology: Taxation in Comparative and Historical Perspective. Co-edited with Isaac William Martin and Monica Prasad. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

"The Intellectual Foundations of the Modern American Fiscal State." Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (Spring 2009): 53-62.

Nicole Mellow

The State of Disunion: Regional Sources of Modern American Partisanship

The State of Disunion: Regional Sources of Modern American Partisanship. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Paul Milazzo

Unlikely Environmentalists: Congress and Clean Water, 1945-1972

Unlikely Environmentalists: Congress and Clean Water, 1945-1972. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2006.

Andrew J. F. Morris

The Limits of Voluntarism: Charity and Welfare from the New Deal through the Great Society

The Limits of Voluntarism: Charity and Welfare from the New Deal through the Great Society. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

New Alignments: American Voluntarism and the Expansion of Welfare in the 1920s. London: Routledge, 2007.

Margaret O'Mara

Cities of Knowledge: Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley

Cities of Knowledge: Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.

Julia C. Ott

"The Free and Open People's Market: Political Ideology and Retail Brokerage at the New York Stock Exchange, 1913-1933." Journal of American History 96 (2009).

Anne M. Peters

"Beyond Boom and Bust: External Rents, Durable Authoritarianism, and Institutional Adaptation in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan." Studies in Comparative International Development 44 (2009).

Sarah T. Phillips

This Land, This Nation: Conservation, Rural America, and the New Deal

This Land, This Nation: Conservation, Rural America, and the New Deal. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

"Resourceful Leaders: State Governors and the Politics of the American Environment." In A Legacy of Innovation: Governors and Public Policy, edited by Ethan Sribnick. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

"FDR, Hoover, and the New Rural Conservation, 1920-1932." In FDR and the Environment, edited by David Woolner and Henry Henderson. New York: Palgrave, 2005.

"Drylands, Dustbowl, and Agro-Technical Internationalism in Southern Africa." In TransAtlantic Rebels: Agrarian Radicalism in Comparative Context, edited by James C. Scott and Thomas Summerhill. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2004.

Joy Rhode

"Gray Matters: Social Scientists, Military Patronage, and Democracy in the Cold War." Journal of American History 96 (June 2009).

"It Was No Pink Tea: Gender and American Anthropology." In Significant Others: Interpersonal and Professional Commitments in Anthropology, History of Anthropology 10, edited by Richard Handler. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2004.

Robert P. Saldin

"Foreign Affairs and the 2008 Election." The Forum 6 (December 2008).

"American State Building in the Post-9/11 and Iraq Era." PS: Political Science and Politics 41 (January 2008).

"Executive Power and the Constitution in Times of Crisis." White House Studies 4 (December 2004).

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

Jon Shields

The Democratic Virtues of the Christian Right

The Democratic Virtues of the Christian Right. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009.

Tracy L. Steffes

"Solving the 'Rural School Problem': New State Aid, Standards, and Supervision of Local Schools, 1900-1933." History of Education Quarterly 48 (Spring 2008): 181-220.

"Lessons from the Past: A Challenge and a Caution for Policy-Relevant History." In Clio at the Table: Using History to Inform and Improve Education Policy, edited by Kenneth K. Wong and Robert Rothman. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2008.

Damion Thomas

"Spreading the Gospel of Democracy: Athletics, Race, and the Cold War." In Revolutions of the Mind: Cultural Studies in the African Diaspora Project, 1996-2002, edited by D. Bennett et. al. Los Angeles: UCLA Center for African American Studies Publications, 2002.

"Playing the 'Race Card': U.S. Foreign Policy and the Integration of Sports." In East Plays West: Sport and the Cold War, edited by S. Wagg & D. Andrews. London: Routledge Press, 2006.

"The Quiet Militant: Arthur Ashe and Black Athletic Activism." In Outside the Shadows: A Biographical History of the Black Athlete, edited by D. Wiggins. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2006.

"Let the Games Begin: Sport, U.S. Race Relations, and Cold War Politics." In America's Game(s): A Critical Anthropology of Sport, edited by B. Eastman et al. London: Routledge Press. 2007.

"Touring for the Nation?: African-American Athletes and the Cultural Cold War." In The Physical Cultural Studies Reader: A Constitutive Anthology, edited by M. Silk & D. Andrews. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009.

Dominique A. Tobbell

"Allied Against Reform: Pharmaceutical Industry-Academic Physician Relations in the United States, 1945-1970." Bulletin of the History of the Medicine 82 (2008): 878-912.

Vanessa Walker

"Jimmy Carter and the Foreign Policy of Human Rights." Diplomatic History 28 (Jan 2004): 113-144.

Kevin J. Walston

"Gay Rights." In Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversies, edited by Jack Citrin, Nathaniel Persily and Patrick Egan. New York: Oxford University Press, March 2008.

McGee W. Young

Developing Interests: Organizational Change and the Politics of Advocacy

Developing Interests: Organizational Change and the Politics of Advocacy. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2010.

"The Price of Advocacy: Mobilization and Maintenance in Advocacy Organizations." In Rethinking Advocacy Organizations: A Collective Action Perspective, edited by Aseem Prakash and Mary Kay Gugerty. New York: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.