James W. Ceaser

James CeaserJames W. Ceaser is Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1976. He has written several books on American politics and political thought, including Presidential Selection, Liberal Democracy and Political Science, Reconstructing America, and Nature and History in American Political Development. Professor Ceaser has held visiting professorships at the University of Florence, the University of Basel, Oxford University, the University of Bordeaux, and the University of Rennes. Professor Ceaser is a frequent contributor to the popular press, and he often comments on American Politics for the Voice of America.



On Our Parties, Conservatism, and President Trump
Conversations with Bill Kristol
Published on Jan 29, 2017

On the New Progressivism
Conversations with Bill Kristol
Published on Jun 5, 2016

Our party system, Barack Obama, and the case for Constitutional politics
Conversations with Bill Kristol
Date Added: March 2, 2015

Overview History of the American Party System
Hillsdale College
Published on Nov 2, 2016


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