Department of Political Science
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Evanston, IL 60208
Daniel Galvin (Ph.D., Yale University) is Associate Professor of Political Science and Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at
Northwestern University. His primary areas of research and teaching include the U.S. presidency, political parties, and American political development.
Galvin, D. 2010. Presidential Party Building: Dwight D. Eisenhower to George W. Bush. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Galvin, D., with Ian Shapiro and Stephen Skowronek, eds. 2006. Rethinking Political Institutions: The Art of the State. New York: NYU Press.
Articles and Book Chapters
Galvin, D. 2014. "Presidents as Agents of Change." Presidential Studies Quarterly 44, 1 (March).
Galvin, D. 2014. "Political Parties in American Politics." In Oxford Handbook of Historical Institutionalism, Orfeo Fioretos, Tulia Falleti, and Adam Sheingate, eds. Forthcoming.
Galvin, D. 2013. "Presidential Partisanship Reconsidered: Eisenhower, Nixon, and Ford and the Rise of Polarized Politics." Political Research Quarterly 66(1): 46–60.
Galvin, D. 2012. "The Transformation of Political Institutions: Investments in Institutional Resources and Gradual Change in the National Party Committees." Studies in American Political Development. 26(1): 50–70.
Galvin, D. 2012. "The Dynamics of Presidential Policy Choice and Promotion." In Getting Past No in an Age of Partisan Noise: Making Policy to Build Party Coalitions in the 21st Century. ed. M. Levin, D. DiSalvo, and M. Shapiro. Baltimore, Md.: The Johns Hopkins University Press.
Galvin, D. 2009. "Presidential Practices after 9/11: Changes and Continuities." In Change and Continuity: The United States after 9/11." ed. M. Renyi and F. Meirong. Beijing: Beijing World Affairs Press.
Galvin, D. 2008. "Changing Course: Reversing the Organizational Trajectory of the Democratic Party from Bill Clinton to Barack Obama." The Forum 6(2).
Galvin, D., with C. Shogan. 2004. "Presidential Politicization and Centralization across the Modern-Traditional Divide." Polity 36:477–504.
Works in Progress
Galvin, D. Rust Belt Democrats: Party Legacies and Adaptive Capacities in Postindustrial America (Book manuscript under contract with Oxford University Press).
Galvin, D. "Resilience in the Rust Belt: Michigan Democrats and the UAW." IPR Working Paper Series, IPR-WP-13-04.
Galvin, D. "The Transformation of the National Party Committees." For CQ Guide to Political Parties, Barry Burden, Marjorie Hershey, and Christina Wolbrecht, eds.
Galvin, D. "Taking the Long View: Presidents in a System Stacked Against Them." For Recasting Presidential History, Cornell University Press, Brian Balogh and Bruce Schulman, eds.
Galvin, D. "American Political Development, Historical Institutionalism, and Comparative-Historical Analysis."