The Neoconservative Moment in France: Raymond Aron and the United States (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 Joseph Blankholm and Udi Greenberg), “What Comes After the Critique of Secularism? (special forum): Journal of the American Academy of Religion, forthcoming.

“Stanley Hoffmann’s Critique of Hans Morgenthau’s Political Realism” Special Forum in Honor of Stanley Hoffmann in Tocqueville Review, forthcoming.

“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.

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 

Introduction (cowritten with Daniel Bessner) for special forum on “Intellectual History and Military Strategy,” Modern Intellectual History 


“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

Victoria Smolkin, A Sacred Space is Never Empty: A History of Soviet AtheismBoston Review, forthcoming.

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



“From BCSR Postdoc to Projects on Neoconservatism, Neoliberalism, and Christian Human Rights: 5 Questions with Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins”


(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,