Articles in Refereed Journals

“The Military Situation in Western Asia on the Eve of Cunaxa,” The American Journal of Philology 101 (1980): 79-96.

“The Selection of Ephors at Sparta,” Historia 29 (1980): 385-401.

“The Annihilation of the Sacred Band at Chaeronea,” The American Journal of Archaeology 85 (1981): 84-87.

“The Primacy of Politics in Classical Greece,” The American Historical Review 89:2 (April, 1984): 265-93.

“John Locke’s Philosophical Partisanship,” The Political Science Reviewer 20 (1991): 1-43.

“Cicero and American Republicanism,” Ciceroniana n. s. 8 (1994): 63-78.

“Thomas Jefferson’s Machiavellian Political Science,” Review of Politics 57:3 (Summer, 1995): 449-81.

“Thucydides’ Critique of Realpolitik,” Security Studies 5:2 (Winter, 1995): 105-41.

“Don Corleone, Multiculturalist,” The Journal of Business and Professional Ethics 16:1-3 (1998): 133-53.

“Averting Our Gaze,” The Journal of the Historical Society 2:2 (Spring, 2002): 145-51.

“The Classical Republicanism of John Milton,” History of Political Thought 25:2 (Summer, 2004): 243-75.

“The Political Needs of a Tool-Making Animal: Madison, Hamilton, Locke, and the Question of Property,” Social Philosophy & Policy 22:1 (Winter, 2005): 1-26.

“The Book That Never Was: Montesquieu’s Considerations on the Romans in Historical Context,” History of Political Thought 26:1 (Spring, 2005): 43-89. Awarded the Koren Prize for the Best Article Published in French History in 2005 by the Society for French Historical Studies, 21-22 April 2006.

“Between Trust and Distrust: The Federalist and The Emergence of Modern Republican Constitutionalism,” 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era 11 (2005): 375-406.

“In the Shadow of Lucretius: The Epicurean Foundations of Machiavelli’s Political Thought,” History of Political Thought 28:1 (Spring, 2007): 30-55.

“The Enlightenment Indicted: Rousseau’s Response to Montesquieu,” The Journal of the Historical Society 18:2 (June, 2008): 273-302.

Other Scholarly Publications

“Church and State: Jefferson, Madison, and 200 Years of Religious Freedom,” The American Spectator 19:1 (January, 1986): 18-23.

“Redefining Democracy for the Modern State,” Humanities 13:3 (May/June 1992): 16-19.

“The Martial Republics of Classical Greece,” The Wilson Quarterly 17:1 (Winter, 1993): 58-70.

“Virtuous Citizens,” Constitution 6:2 (Fall, 1994): 52-59.

“Extracurricular Reading,” Reason 26:7 (December, 1994): 49.

“Justice, Necessity, and the Conduct of War in Thucydides,” Occasional Paper No. 6, Historical, Cultural, and Literary Studies, The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (November, 1995): 1-39.

“The Contents of Our Character,” Reason 27:7 (December, 1995): 42.

“The Constitution of Liberty Within Christendom,” The Intercollegiate Review 33:1 (Fall, 1997): 30-36.

Constitutions: Ancient, Modern, and American, The Gaspar G. Bacon Lecture, 1996 (Boston: Boston University, 1997).

“The Electoral College: A Defense,” Perspective: A Public Policy Journal from the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs 7:12 (December, 2000): 3-7.

“The Reckoning,” The American Oxonian 89:2 (Spring, 2002): 30-33.

“An Inky Wretch: The Outrageous Genius of Marchamont Nedham,” The National Interest 70 (Winter, 2002-2003): 55-64.

“Empires Ancient and Modern,” The Wilson Quarterly 28:3 (Summer, 2004): 68-84.

“Political History’s Demise?” Historically Speaking 5:4 (March/April, 2005): 28-30.