Faculty publications from the Department of Political Science at LMU can be found here.

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Submissions from 2016

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Book Review: Eisenhower Presidency: Lessons for the Twenty-First Century, ed. By Andrew J. Polsky, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: Rethinking the Administrative Presidency: Trust, Intellectual Capital, and Appointee-Careerist Relations in the George W. Bush Administration, by William G. Resh, Michael A. Genovese

Submissions from 2015

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Book Review: Imperial From the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive, by Saikrishna B. Prakash, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: Polarization and the Presidency: From FDR to Barack Obama, by Robert C. Smith., Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: Presidential Leadership in Public Opinion: Causes and Consequences, by Jeffrey E. Cohen, Michael A. Genovese

Submissions from 2014

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Uncovering the Origins of the Gender Gap in Political Ambition, Richard L. Fox and Jennifer L. Lawless

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Book Review: Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War, by Robert M. Gates, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: Eleventh Hour: The Politics of Policy Initiatives in Presidential Transitions, by David M. Shafie, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: Nation of Devils, by Stein Ringen, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: The End of Authority: How a Loss of Legitimacy and Broken Trust are Endangering Our Future, by Douglas E. Schoen, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: The Good Neighbor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Rehetoric of American Power, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: The Myth of the Strong Leader: Political Leadership in Modern Politics, Michael A. Genovese

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Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today: On Becoming a Polymath Leader, Michael A. Genovese

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Shakespeare and Politics: What a Sixteenth-Century Playwright Can Tell Us About Twenty-First-Century Politics, Michael A. Genovese and Bruce E. Altschuler

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The Presidency and Domestic Policy: Comparing Leadership Styles, FDR to Obama, Michael A. Genovese, Todd L. Belt, and William W. Lammers

Submissions from 2013

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A Presidential Nation : Causes, Consequences, and Cures, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: Persuasion and Power: The Art of Strategic Communication, by James P. Farwell, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: The End of Power, by Moisés Naim, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It, by Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson, Michael A. Genovese

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Women and Political Leadership, Michael A. Genovese

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Women as Political Leaders: Studies in Gender and Governing, Michael A. Genovese and Janie Steckenrider

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Changing Norms through Actions: The Evolution of Sovereignty, Jennifer M. Ramos

Submissions from 2012

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iPolitics: Citizens, Elections and Governing in the New Media Era, Richard L. Fox and Jennifer M. Ramos

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Book Review: Governing At Home: The White House and Domestic Policymaking, by Michael Nelson and Russell L. Riley, eds., Michael A. Genovese

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Contending Approaches to the American Presidency, Michael A. Genovese

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Leadership Matters: Unleashing the Power of Paradox, Michael A. Genovese and Thomas E. Cronin

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Watergate Remembered: The Legacy for American Politics, Michael A. Genovese and Iwan W. Morgan

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Authoritarianism, Need for Closure, and Conditions of Threat, Jennifer M. Ramos, Jennifer Merolla, and Elizabeth Zechmeister

Submissions from 2011

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Studying Gender in U.S. Politics: Where Do We Go from Here?, Richard L. Fox

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Gaining and Losing Interest in Running for Public Office: The Concept of Dynamic Political Ambition, Richard L. Fox and Jennifer L. Lawless

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Book Review: Presidential Term Limits in American History: Power, Principles, and Politics, by Michael J. Korzi, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: Roosevelt’s Purge, by Susan Dunn, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: The Executive Unbound: After the Madisonian Republic, by Eric A. Posner and Adrian Vermeule, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: Thinking About Leadership, by Nannerl O. Keohane, Michael A. Genovese

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Presidential Prerogative: Imperial Power in an Age of Terrorism, Michael A. Genovese

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The Presidency of George W. Bush: A First Historical Assessment, ed. Julian E. Zelizer, Michael A. Genovese

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The Presidential Dilemma: Revisiting Democratic Leadership in the American System, Michael A. Genovese

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Leadership and the Classics, Michael A. Genovese and Lawrence A. Tritle

Submissions from 2010

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If Only They'd Ask: Gender, Recruitment, and Political Ambition, Richard L. Fox and Jennifer L. Lawless

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Book Review: Bush on the Home Front, by John D. Graham, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: Centrist Rhetoric: The Production of Political Transcendence in the Clinton Presidency, by Antonio de Velasco, Michael A. Genovese

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Encyclopedia of the American Presidency, Michael A. Genovese

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The Encyclopedia of the American Presidency, Michael A. Genovese

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Treaty Politics and the Rise of Executive Agreements: International Commitments in a System of Shared Powers, by G.S. Kurtz and J.S. Peake, Michael A. Genovese

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The Paradoxes of the American Presidency, Michael A. Genovese and Thomas Cronin

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Corruption and American Politics, Michael A. Genovese and Victoria A. Farrar-Myers

Submissions from 2009

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Book Review: Presidents in Retirement: Alone and Out of Office, by Paul B. Wice, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: The Treason Trials of Aaron Burr, by Peter C. Hoffer, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush, by Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: To Serve the President: Continuity and Innovation in the White House Staff, by Bradley H. Patterson, Michael A. Genovese

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Leadership and the Liberal Arts : Achieving the Promise of a Liberal Education, Michael A. Genovese

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The Encyclopedia of American Government and Civics, Michael A. Genovese and Lori Cox Han

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Why California Matters: How California Latinos Influence the Presidential Election, Fernando Guerra, Matt Barreto, Ricardo Ramirez, and Luis Fraga

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The Theological Origins of Modernity, by Michael Allen Gillespie, John M. Parrish

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Justifying Changes in International Norms of Sovereignty, Jennifer M. Ramos

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Engage Abroad, Protect at Home, Jennifer M. Ramos, Travis Coan, Jennifer Merolla, and Elizabeth Zechmeister

Submissions from 2008

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Book Review: Hail to the CEO: the Failure of George W. Bush and the Cult of Moral Leadership, by James Hoopes, Michael A. Genovese

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Memo to a New President : the Art and Science of Presidential Leadership, Michael A. Genovese

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Catholics and Politics : the Dynamic Tension Between Faith and Power, Michael A. Genovese, Kristin E. Heyer, and Mark J. Rozell

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Document Analysis of "Declaration of Independence" and "Bill of Rights", Michael A. Genovese and Kristiana L. Rioux

Submissions from 2007

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Book Review: Running Alone: Presidential Leadership from JFK to Bush II: Why It Has Failed and How We Can Fix It, by James MacGregor Burns, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review: Strategic Selection: Presidential Nomination of Supreme Court Justices from Herbert Hoover through George W. Bush, by Christine L. Nemacheck, Michael A. Genovese

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Crisis, Charisma and Consequences: Evidence from the 2004 US Presidential Election, Jennifer L. Merolla, Jennifer M. Ramos, and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister

Submissions from 2006

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Controversies in Exit Polling: Implementing a Racially Stratified Homogenous Precinct Approach, Matt A. Barreto, Fernando Guerra, Mara Marks, Stephen A. Nuño, and Nathan D. Woods

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Richard Nixon and the Quest for a New Majority, by Robert Mason, Michael A. Genovese

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The Presidency and the Challenge of Democracy, Michael A. Genovese

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The Bush paradox, Michael A. Genovese and Thomas E. Cronin

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The “Invitation Only” Presidency of George W. Bush, Michael A. Genovese and Lori Cox Han

Submissions from 2005

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Book Review of "Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s," by Yanek Mieczkowski, Michael A. Genovese

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Celebrity in Chief: The President As a Pop Culture Icon, Michael A. Genovese

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The Presidency and the Constitution, Michael A. Genovese and Robert J. Spitzer

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Litigating Same-Sex Marriage: Might the Courts Actually Be Bastions of Rationality?, Evan Gerstmann

Submissions from 2004

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Book Review of "America's Lawyer-Presidents: From Law Office to Oval Office," edited by Norman Gross, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage," by Chris Wallace, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "Cruel and Unusual: Bush/Cheney's New World Order," by Mark Crispin Miller, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "Had Enough?: A Handbook for Fighting Back," by James Carville and Jeff Nussbaum, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis," by Max Frankel, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "The Presidential Nominating Process: A Place for Us" by Rhodes Cook, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "The Two Americas: Our Current Political Deadlock and How to Break It" by Stanley B. Greenberg, Michael A. Genovese

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George W. Bush and Presidential Leadership: The Un-Hidden Hand Presidency of George W. Bush, Michael A. Genovese

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This is Guatemala: The 2000 Election in Perspective, Michael A. Genovese

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Polls and Politics : the Dilemmas of Democracy, Michael A. Genovese and Matthew J. Streb

Submissions from 2003

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Book Review of 'Anyone Can Grow Up: How George Bush and I Made It to the White House,' by Margaret Carlson, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "Deadlines Past: My Forty Years of Presidential Campaigning; A Reporter's Story," by Walter R. Mears, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "Made in Texas: George W. Bush and the Southern Takeover of American Politics" by Michael Lind, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "The George W. Bush Presidency: An Early Assessment" edited by Fred I. Greenstein, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "Warren G. Harding" by John W. Dean, Michael A. Genovese

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Minority Electoral Representation Patterns During the Pat Brown Years, Fernando Guerra

Submissions from 2002

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Book Review of 'Ambling into History: The Unlikely Odyssey of George W. Bush,' by Frank Bruni, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of 'An Independent Man: Adventures of a Public Servant,' by James Jeffords and Yvonne Daly, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of '...Ask What You Can Do for Your Country: The Memory and Legacy of John F. Kennedy' by Dan B. Fleming, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of 'Dwight D. Eisenhower,' by Tom Wicker, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of 'Encyclopedia of the Clinton Presidency,' by Peter B. Levy, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of ' Fraud of the Century: Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel Tilden, and the Stolen Election of 1876' by Roy Morris Jr., Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of 'Grover Cleveland,' by Henry Graff, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of 'How to Beat the Democrats and Other Subversive Ideas,' by David Horowitz, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of "Top Secret: The Kennedy-Khrushchev Letters" edited by Thomas Fensch, Michael A. Genovese

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The Presidency and the Law : the Clinton Legacy, Michael A. Genovese, David Gray Adler, and Thomas E. Cronin

Submissions from 2001

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Book Review of 'Bad News: Where the Press Goes Wrong in the Making of the President,' by Robert Shogan, Michael A. Genovese

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Book Review of 'Christmas in Plains,' by Jimmy Carter, Michael A. Genovese