The Other Intellectuals: Raymond Aron and the United States  (under contract with Columbia University Press)

The Crisis of Secularism Since 1989: A Global Perspective (under contract with Columbia University Press)


Edited Volumes/Coauthored Books

With Sarah Shortall, Christianity and Human Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

With Stephen Sawyer, Foucault, Neoliberalism and Beyond (Rowan & Littlefield, 2018)


Articles, Journal Forums and Book Chapters

“Introduction” (with Udi Greenberg), “Christianity and the New historiography of Human Rights” (special forum): Journal of the History of Ideas, forthcoming

Co-authored with Kevin Brookes, “The Many Liberalisms of Serge Audier”: Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol 79. No. 1 (2018): 45-63

“Why Did Neoconservatives join Forces with Neoliberals?” (coauthored with Jacob Hamburger): Global Intellectual History, Vol 1. No. 1 (2018): 1-16.

Why Did Raymond Aron Write that Carl Schmitt Was Not a Nazi? An Alternative Genealogy of French Liberalism”: Modern Intellectual History, Vol. 11, No. 3 (November 2014): 549-574.


Under Consideration

“A Different Take on French Liberalism: Raymond Aron, Jimmy Carter and the Neo-conservative Origins of the Critique of International Human Rights” Humanity (Revise and Resubmit)



“The Cross and the Gavel (The Catholic Origins of Religious Freedom’s New Critics on the Left” Coauthored with Udi Greenberg, Dissent Magazine, Spring 2017.

“Do Secularism and Gender Equality really go hand in hand?” The Guardian, December, 30, 2017

Is Atheism the Reason for Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Pessimism on Race Relations?” The Guardian, October 22nd, 2017

Steven Bannon’s Would-Be Coalition of Christian Traditionalist” coauthored with Brittany Noble Pheiffer The Atlantic March 23, 2017

Why Steve Bannon Wants to Destroy SecularismThe Guardian, December 7, 2016


Book Reviews

Philip Gorski, American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the Present in Times Literary Supplement, February 21, 2018

“Realism’s Illiberal Roots” Review of Nicolas Guilhot, After the Enlightenment: Political Realism and International Relations in the Mid-Twentieth Century in Foreign Affairs, July 10, 2017

(With Anver Emon), Cemil Aydin, The Idea of the Muslim World in Foreign Affairs, June 2, 2017

Jan-Werner Mueller, What is Populism in Dissent, April 1, 2017

(With Udi Greenberg) “Is Religious Freedom a Bad Idea?” Review of Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Beyond Religious Freedom and Saba Mahmood, Religious Difference in a Secular Age in The Nation, March 16, 2016

“The French Revolution is Not Over” Review of Christophe Prochasson’s, Les Chemin de la mélancolie, François in Prospect Magazine, March, 2014



(Conducted by Timothy Nunan) “The Other Intellectuals: A Conversation with Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins about Raymond Aron and International Order” Toynbee Prize Foundation Global History Forum, December 10, 2016.


Encyclopedia Entries

“Ernst Troeltsch” in The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism forthcoming,