Areas of Expertise

  • The American Political Regime
  • American Politics
  • Political Philosophy

James W. Ceaser

Harry F. Byrd Professor of Politics, University of Virginia

Areas of Expertise

    The American Political RegimeAmerican PoliticsPolitical Philosophy

James W. Ceaser is a Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1976. 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. He is the author of several books on American politics and American political thought, including Presidential Selection (Princeton University Press, 1979), Reconstructing America (Yale University Press, 1997), and Nature and History in American Political Development (Harvard University Press, 2006) ), and Designing a Polity (Rowman and Littlefield, 2010). He is a frequent contributor to the popular press, most recently the Weekly Standard and the National Review.