Research

BOOK PROJECTS 

In Our Name: The Ethics of Democracy, Princeton University Press, 2012, 352 pp. Paperback, Fall 2015. Author Meets Critics panel at APSA Annual Meeting, September 2013, Reviews in Perspectives in Politics, Political Studies, Political Theory, Ethical Perspectives, Parliaments, Estates and Representation, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

If Elected: The Ethics of Lawmaking and Campaigning. Ten chapter working manuscript.

How to Gaslight Citizens, with Ryan Davis.

PAPERS 

"Gaslighting Citizens," with Ryan Davis, under review

"The Democratic Limits of Political Experiments," with Ryan Davis and Adam Kern, under review

The Problem of Clean Hands: Negotiated Compromise in Lawmaking,” NOMOS: Compromise, ed. J. Knight, New York University Press, forthcoming (with replies by D. Dyzenhaus and A. Ford).

"Democracy's Afterlife: The Institutional Basis for the Survival of Humanity," Oxford Handbook of Intergenerational Ethics

"Leadership as Counter-Representation," forthcoming, Political Ethics: State of the Field

“The Common Good: A Buckpassing Account,” with Ryan Davis Journal of Political Philosophy Volume 25, Number 4, 2017, pp. e60–e79.

"Must Rawlsians be Hamiltonians? Small Government and Political Illiberalism," American Journal of Jurisprudence," 2017, 62:1

“Is Democratic Leadership Possible?” American Political Science Review, Vol. 109, No. 4 November 2015 

“The Ethics of Electioneering,” Journal of Political Philosophy, 24 (2) (2015)

“The Conceptual Priority of Injustice,” Jurisprudence, Volume 5, Issue 2 (2014), reply by Amartya Sen

“The Free Provider Problem: Distributive Justice as a Public Responsibility,” in Democracy and Philanthropy, eds. R. Reich, L. Bernholz, C. Cordelli, forthcoming, University of Chicago Press

“Mansbridge’s Rules of Order,” to appear in Oxford Handbook of Classics in Contemporary Political Theory, ed. by Jacob Levy, Oxford University Press. 

“Perpetual Giving Machines,” Boston Review, Fall 2013

“Democracy as an Inflationary Concept,” Representation, 10:1 (2011) 


WORKING PAPERS 

"Protest Voting"
"Democracy as Co-Agency: Elements of a Theory" 
“Detecting Causal Masking,” with Adam Glynn and Anton Strezhnev
“The Vote Pump Problem: Procrastination in Lawmaking”
“For a Smaller Moral World: Usable Political Theory”