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*How Democracies Die (with Steven Levitsky), Crown, 2018.

                 *Press/Reviews: New York Times, The Economist, Financial Times, The Guardian, der Spiegel, The Washington Post, 

*Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

                 Press/Reviews: *David Frum "Why do Democracies Fail" The Atlantic (2017);

                  *Matt O'Brien "Why liberal democracy only dies when conservatives help" Washington Post (2017)

                  *Marshall Steinbaum, "Guardians of Property" Jacobin Magazine (2017) 


"The Historical Turn in Democratization Studies," Comparative Political Studies (Co-edited with Giovanni Capoccia, August/September Double Issue, 2010)

*Structuring the State: The Formation of Italy and Germany and the Puzzle of Federalism (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006)

(Co-Winner of 2007 Best Book Prize, European Politics and Society Section, APSA; 2004 Winner of Gabriel Almond Prize, Best Dissertation in Comparative Politics; 2003 Winner of Ernst B. Haas Prize, Best Dissertation in European Politics and Society (APSA)