Jordan Cash is the 2018-2019 Pre-Doctoral Research Specialist in the Program on Constitutionalism and Democracy. His research focuses on American politics, constitutional law, American political thought, and early modern political theory. His doctoral research examines how presidents who were isolated from other institutions used their constitutional authority to achieve their policy goals, providing a clearer view of the institutional logic of the constitutional presidency. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in American Political Thought, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Law and History Review, and Laws. Jordan was the 2018 recipient of the Richard D. Huff Distinguished Graduate Student in Political Science Award at Baylor University and has been nominated for the American Political Science Association Founders Award, given to the best paper on executive politics presented by a graduate student, and the Baylor University Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for his teaching in Spring 2017 and Fall 2018. He is finishing his Ph.D. in political science at Baylor University where he also received his M.A. in political science. He received his B.A. in history and political science from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.