Department of Political Science
The University of Houston
447 Philip Guthrie Hoffman Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3011
Tel: (713) 743-3890
Fax: (713) 743-3927
American political thought
American political development
Jeremy D. Bailey (Associate Professor) holds a dual appointment in the Department of Political Science and the Honors College. His research interests include executive power, the presidency, and American political thought and development. He is the author of Thomas Jefferson and Executive Power (Cambridge University Press 2007), and coauthor of The Removal Power: Dilemmas in American Constitutional Development (forthcoming from University Press of Kansas). Bailey’s articles have been published in American Political Science Review, Review of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, and Publius: The Journal of Federalism. Bailey is now working on a book on James Madison and the problem of constitutional imperfection, as well as collaborating with colleague Brandon Rottinghaus on a project on unilateral orders and the presidency.Bailey received his Ph.D. from Boston College, where his dissertation was the 2004 co-winner of the APSA' s E. E. Schattschneider Prize for best dissertation in American politics. He joined the University of Houston in 2007.
EducationPh.D. Political Science, Boston College
B.A. Political Science, Rhodes College
The Removal Power: Dilemmas in American Constitutional Development, with J. David Alvis and Flagg Taylor (forthcoming from University Press of Kansas).
Thomas Jefferson and Executive Power (Cambridge University Press 2007, paper 2010).
“The Development of Unilateral Power and the Problem of the Power to Warn:
Washington through McKinley,” with Brandon Rottinghaus (forthcoming from Presidential Studies Quarterly).
“Should We Venerate that which Cannot Love?: James Madison on Constitutional Imperfection.” Political Research Quarterly (forthcoming 2013, published on Online First).
"The New Unitary Executive and Democratic Theory: The Problem of Alexander Hamilton." American Political Science Review 102: 4 (2008): 453-65.