Andrew J. Polsky
Personal home page: http://www.andrewpolsky.com/
Areas of Specialization:
- American Politics
- American Political Development
- POLSC 110: American Government: A Historical Introduction
- POLSC 227: Political Parties
- POLSC 230: The American Presidency
- POLSC 330: American Political Development
- HONS 301.1C Political Leadership
Graduate Courses (CUNY Grad Center):
- American Politics (core course)
Ph.D, Princeton University 1984.
- "The American Presidency at War: The Window of Agency in Wartime Presidential Leadership," in Michael Nelson, ed., The Presidency and the Political System, 10th ed. (Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2013).
- Elusive Victories: The American Presidency at War (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).
- "Partisan Regimes in American Politics," Polity 44 (1) (January 2012): 51-80.
- "'Mission Accomplished,'" Polity 42 (4) (October 2010): 423-33.
- "Building the New American Nation: Economic Development, Public Goods, and the Early U.S. Army," (lead author William D. Adler) Political Science Quarterly 125 (1) (Spring 2010): 87-110.
- "Staying the Course: Presidential Leadership, Military Stalemate, and Strategic Inertia," Perspectives on Politics 8 (1) (March 2010): 127-39.
- “Elections in American Political Development,” in Daniel J. Tichenor and Richard A. Harris, eds., A History of the U.S. Political System: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions, volume 2 (Boulder , CO : ABC-Clio, 2010), pp. 53-65.
- "The Presidency at War: Unchecked Power, Uncertain Leadership," in Michael Nelson, ed.,The Presidency and the Political System , 9th ed. ( Washington , DC : CQ Press, 2009), pp. 489-508.
- "Living with Path Dependence," Polity 40 (4) (October 2008): 546-51.
- “The State in a Blue Uniform,” (co-author William D. Adler) Polity 40 (3) (July 2008): 348-54.
- “Collective Inaction: Presidents, Congress, and Unpopular Wars,” Extensions (Spring 2008): 4-8.
- Review of Suzanne Mettler, Soldiers to Citizens: The G.I. Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation, in Perspectives on Politics 5 (3) (September 2007): 644-645.
- “Seeing Your Name in Print: Unpacking the Mysteries of the Review Process at Political Science Scholarly Journals,” PS: Political Science and Politics 40 (3) (July 2007): 539-43. Reprinted in Stephen Yoder, ed., Publishing Political Science: The APSA Guide to Writing and Publishing (Washington, D.C. : American Political Science Association, 2008), pp. 199-211.
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