Publications

Books

International Comparative Approaches to Free Speech and Open Inquiry (FSOI) (Edited Volume, Under Contract with Palgrave Macmillan).

Why Associations Matter: The Case for First Amendment Pluralism. University Press of Kansas (2020).

       Reviewed in The Political Science Reviewer (symposium), Public Discourse, Christianity Today, Law and Liberty, The University Bookman

Peer-Reviewed Publications

“Plato, Democratic Man, and the Condition of the American University,” (co-authored with Clyde Ray) (forthcoming in edited volume with Lexington Press, 2021).

“C.S. Lewis: Reason, Imagination, and The Abolition of Man,” in Critics of Enlightenment Rationalism, ed. by Gene Callahan and Kenneth B. McIntyre (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), Pgs. 159-178.

“The Chartered Rights of Americans: First Amendment Rights in Historical Perspective,” Humanitas Vol. XXXII, Nos. 1 and 2 (2019), Pgs. 14-36.

“Antidote to Alienation: The Voluntary Association in the Work of Robert Nisbet.” Perspectives on Political Science, Vol. 48, Issue 4 (2019), Pgs. 290–300.

“Conservative, Pluralist, Sociologist: Robert Nisbet’s Burke,” Studies in Burke and His Time, Vol. 28 (2019), Pgs. 28–63.

“The State as Historical Necessity: Robert Nisbet’s Critique of Developmentalism,” The Political Science Reviewer, Vol. XLII, No. 2 (2018), Pgs. 431–468.

“The First Amendment Dyad and Christian Legal Society v. Martinez: Getting Past ‘State’ and ‘Individual’ to Help the Court ‘See’ Associations,” Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. XXVII, No. 2 (Spring 2018), Pgs. 223–260.

“The Shared Humanism of Irving Babbitt and C.S. Lewis: Will and Imagination in That Hideous Strength,” Humanitas, XXIX, Nos. 1 and 2 (2016), Pgs. 6–42.

“Guardians of the Word: Kirk, Buckley, and the Conservative Struggle with Academic Freedom,” Humanitas: Volume XXV, Nos. 1 and 2 (2012), Pgs. 44–65.

Edited Issues and Symposiums

“Should Groups Matter? Religion, Freedom, and Contemporary Civil Society,” co-edited with Daniel J.M. Cheely, Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society, Vol. 1 (Spring 2020).

Symposium on Robert Nisbet, Political Science Reviewer, Vol. XLII, No. 2 (2018).

Publications Under Review

“The Anti-Rationalism of CS Lewis and Michael Oakeshott,” with Eugene Callahan, New York University

Working Papers and Books

“Democratic Monism and Liberal Pluralism: Dueling Theories of the First Amendment”

“Prejudices and Tradition: Free Speech and Twentieth Century Conservatism”

“Robert Nisbet and the Plural Constitutional Community”

“Freedom of Economic Association: A First Amendment Reading of Lochner,” with Michael Munger, Duke University

International Comparative Approaches to Free Speech and Open Inquiry (Edited Volume: Contract Pending)

Freedoms Like a Fox: Liberalism, Pluralism, and the First Amendment (Manuscript in Progress)

Book Reviews and Other Scholarly Articles

“Response to Critics,” The Political Science Reviewer, Vol. 44, No. 2 (2020), Pgs. 539-565.

“Freedoms Like a Fox: The Constitutional Community and First Amendment Rights,” PRRUCS, Vol. 1, pgs. 23–30 (Spring 2020).

“Pluralism in the Chinese Political Community: A Nisbetian Perspective on the State of Chinese Non-Governmental Organizations and Civil Society,” PRRUCS, Vol. 1, pgs. 31–47 (Spring 2020).

“Introduction: Should Groups Matter? Religion, Freedom, and Contemporary Civil Society,” co-authored with Daniel J.M. Cheely, PRRUCS, Vol. 1, pgs. i–ii. (Spring 2020)

“Why Democracy Needs Aristocracy,” review of Aristocratic Souls in Democratic Times, edited by Richard Avramenko and Ethan Alexander-Davey. Lexington Books, 2018. Humanitas, Vol.  XXXIII, Nos. 1 & 2 (2020), Pgs. 132–137.

“Robert Nisbet: Reappraisal of a Political Sociologist,” Introduction to Symposium on Robert Nisbet. Political Science Reviewer, Vol. XLII, No. 2 (2018), Pgs. 385–397.

Liberal Arts Track Summary, PS: Political Science and Politics, (July 2018).

Review of The Soul of the First Amendment by Floyd Abrams, The Independent Review, Vol. 22, No. 4 (Spring 2018).

Review of The Power of Glamour by Virginia Postrel, Anamnesis: No. 6 (2017), Pgs. 150–161.

Review of Rethinking the Teaching of American History ed. by Michael Federici, Anamnesis: No. 4 (2015), Pgs. 138–144.

Review of Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate by Greg Lukianoff, The Journal of Value Inquiry: Volume 47, Issue 1 (2013), Pgs. 167–173.

Popular Articles and Reviews

Review of The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again, by Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett (Simon & Schuster, 2020) Law and Liberty, January 7, 2021.

“The Lost Art of Association,” Real Clear Public Affairs, December 16, 2020.

“Freedom for Associations,” Law and Liberty, September 28, 2020.

Review of The Historical Mind: Humanistic Renewal in a Post-Constitutional Age, edited by Justin D. Garrison and Ryan R. Holston (SUNY Press, 2020) in The University Bookman, September 13, 2020.

Review of A Constitution in Full: Recovering the Unwritten Foundation of American Liberty by Peter Augustine Lawler and Richard M. Reinsch II. (University Press of Kansas, 2019) in The University Bookman, August 16, 2020.

“Quest for Revolutionary Community,” Law and Liberty, July 6, 2020.

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