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Sidney Milkis

Portrait of Sidney Milkis

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Sidney M. Milkis is the White Burkett Miller Professor of Politics and a Faculty Associate at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on the American presidency, political parties and elections, social movements and American political development. In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate students, he regularly gives public lectures on American politics and participates in programs for international scholars and high school teachers that probe the deep historical roots of contemporary developments in the United States.
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Selected Publications

Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Party Campaign, and the Transformation of American Democracy, Kansas University Press, 2009

The American Presidency:  Origins and Development, 1776–2011, 6th edition, with Michael Nelson,  Congressional Quarterly Press, 2011.

American Government:  Balancing Rights and Democracy, 2nd edition, with Marc Landy, Cambridge University Press, 2007

The Great Society and the High Tide of Liberalism, with Jerome Mileur, University of Massachusetts Press, 2005

The New Deal and the Triumph of Liberalism, with Jerome Mileur, University of Massachusetts Press, 2002

Presidential Greatness, with Marc Landy, University Press of Kansas, 2000.

Progressivism and the New Democracy, with Jerome Mileur, University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.

Political Parties and Constitutional Government: Remaking American Democracy, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

The Politics of Regulatory Change: A Tale of Two Agencies, with Richard A. Harris, Oxford University Press, 1996.

The President and the Parties: The Transformation of the American Party System Since the New Deal, Oxford University Press, 1993.

Remaking American Politics, with Richard A. Harris, Westview Press, 1989.

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