I’ll be delivering the Lee Lecture at All Souls College, Oxford, on February 26, 2015. Download the details from All Souls College. The title of my lecture will be Four Crises of Democracy. The paper is now available on SSRN (Revised on January 6). The Lecture is supported by Dr. Seng Tee Lee FBA through an endowment for an annual lecture in Political Science and Government. Read more
I participated in a roundtable conversation this afternoon at the British Academy to launch When The Party’s Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze edited by Christopher Hood, David Heald and Rozana Himaz. I have contributed a chapter on the politics of the US depression in the 1840s.
I’m pleased to be joining the faculty of the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri next Fall. The Truman School’s announcement is here.
Bookforum mentions my “Four Crises of Democracy” paper in a round-up of recent works on the state of democracy.
An IMF blog features a review of “The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze,” an edited volume that includes my chapter on the United States’ financial difficulties in 1837-1848.