Location: Bowdoin / Jeffrey S. Selinger

Government and Legal Studies

Jeffrey Selinger

Assistant Professor of Government

On leave of absence for the 2013-14 academic year.

Contact Information

jselinge@bowdoin.edu
207-798-4308
Government And Legal Studies
305 Dudley Coe Building


Spring 2013

  • American Political Development (GOV 309)
  • Advanced Independent Study and Honors in Government and Legal Studies (GOV 402)


Jeffery S. Selinger: Bowdoin College: Gov

Education

  • M.A. and Ph.D.  Cornell University
  • B.A. Rutgers University

Mr. Selinger is Assistant Professor of Government with teaching responsibilities in American politics.  His research interests include the American presidency, political parties, public policy, and American political development. 




American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 2013-2014

Making Parties Safe for Democracy: Political Development and the Lineage of Legitimate Party Opposition in the United States (under advanced contract with the University of Pennsylvania Press).

"Making Sense of Presidential Restraint: Foundational Arrangements and Executive Decision-Making before the Civil War," Presidential Studies Quarterly, eds. Bruce Miroff and Stephen Skowronek (forthcoming).

“Rethinking the Development of Legitimate Party Opposition in the United States, 1793-1828,” Political Science Quarterly 127 (Summer 2012).

“After Independence: Foreign Affairs and Political Development in the New Republic,” A History of the U.S. Political System: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions, eds. Richard A. Harris and Daniel J. Tichenor, (Santa-Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2009).