Impossible Peace, Improbable War: Raymond Aron and World Order (Yale University Press, forthcoming)


Edited Volumes/Anthologies 


Did It Happen Here? Fascism in America: An Anthology (W.W. Norton, January 2024)

With Sarah Shortall, Christianity and Human Rights (Cambridge University Press, Fall 2020)

With Stephen Sawyer, Foucault, Neoliberalism and Beyond (Rowan & Littlefield, 2019)


Selected Articles, Journal Forums and Book Chapters

“Liberals and Conservatives Against Democracy.” Commissioned for The Cambridge History of Democracy, Volume 3 (c.1800-present) Edited by Samuel Moyn and Christopher Meckstroth, forthcoming

“Whose Present? Which History?” special forum devoted to “History and the Present,” Modern Intellectual History, available in FirstView publishing.

The Congress For Cultural Freedom’s 1955 Milan Conference on the “Future Of Freedom” and its Aftermath,” in Inventing the Third World: In Search of Freedom for the Postwar Global South edited by Jeremy Adelman and Gyan Prakash (London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming).

(with Michael Michael Franczak) “Cold War Liberalism, Neoconservatism and the Rediscovery of Ideology,” for Ideology and U.S. Foreign Relations: New Histories edited by  David Milne and Christopher McKnight, forthcoming with Columbia University Press

“Raymond Aron, Friedrich Hayek and the “Third World”: An Alternative History of the End of Ideology Debate,” Humanity, Vol. 12, No 3 (Winter 2021): 241-264.

“The Neoconservative Moment in France: Raymond Aron and the United States” Special Issue of the Tocqueville Review devoted to the 50th anniversary of May 1968, Vol. 41, No. 1 (Spring: 2020): 183-204.

“Introduction” (with  Udi Greenberg), “What Comes After the Critique of Secularism? (special forum): Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Vol. 88, No. 1 (March 2020)

“Introduction” (with Udi Greenberg), “Christianity and the New historiography of Human Rights” (special forum): Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol 79. No 3 (2018): 407-409.

“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.


In Progress

Historicizing Secular Studies (a coedited volume with Michelle Sanchez and Justin Reynolds that will be submitted in the Spring of 2023 for consideration at Columbia University Press)


Under Consideration

“Possible Peace: Raymond Aron’s Early Federalism,” under consideration for Capitalism: A Journal of History and Economics



“Yesterday’s Men: Cold Liberalism, What is it Good For?” The Baffler (December 16, 2021)

“Legacies of Cold War Liberalism” Coauthored with Michael Brenes, Dissent Magazine, Winter, 2021

“Beyond the End of History,”  The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 14, 2020

“The Nationalist Roots of White Evangelical Politics”  Dissent Magazine, Spring 2020.

“Daniel Bell: A Retrospective” Coauthored with Jacob Hamburger, Jewish Currents, December 23, 2019

“The Populist Right is Forging an Unholy Alliance with Religion,” Coauthored with Anton Jaeger, The Guardian, June 11, 2019.

“What Progressives Need to Defeat Trump: Populism and Religion” Coauthored with Luke Bretherton, The Guardian, November 24, 2018.

“1968-2018 : vie et mort du néoconservatisme” Coauthored with Jacob Hamburger, Libération, April 26, 2018.

“Can Christian Democracy Save America From Trump?” Coauthored with Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti, The Guardian, April 7, 2018

“The Cross and the Gavel” (The Catholic Origins of Religious Freedom’s New Critics on the Left” Coauthored with Udi Greenberg, Dissent Magazine, Spring 2018.

“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

“The False Promise of Obama’s ‘Promised Land’,” Boston Review, December 21, 2020

Wendy Brown, In the Ruins of Neoliberalism, Roundtable Discussion for Tocqueville 21, March 17, 2020.

Shahab Ahmed, What is Islam, “What are the Politics of Ahmed’s, What is Islam? Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, forthcoming.

(With Daniel Zamora), Martin Hägglund, This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom in Dissent Magazine, Summer 2019.

Cécile Laborde, Liberalism’s Religion for Constellations Vol. 26 Issue 2 (June 2019): 347-349.

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


Encyclopedia Entries

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