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

The Wartime President

 The Wartime President; Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat. University of Chicago Press. 2013 (with S. Jackman and J. Rogowski).


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

While Dangers Gather: Congressional Checks on Presidential War Powers. Princeton University Press. 2007. (Simultaneous paperback). (with J. Pevehouse)

Power without Persuasion

Power without Persuasion: The Politics of Direct Presidential Action. Princeton University Press. 2003. (Simultaneous paperback).

The Education Gap

 The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools. Brookings Institution Press. 2002. (Revised paperback edition 2006). (with P. Peterson)


9780199238859The Oxford Handbook of the U.S. Presidency. Oxford University Press. 2009. (with G. Edwards)

2Q==Besieged: School Boards and the Future of Education Politics. Brookings Institution Press. 2005.


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Understanding American Politics and Government, 3rd Edition, 2012. Pearson Longman. 1st Edition, 2008, 2nd, 2010, (with J. Coleman and K. Goldstein)