Become a Member

We are a public forum committed to collective reasoning and the imagination of a more just world. Join today to help us keep the discussion of ideas free and open to everyone, and enjoy member benefits like our quarterly books.

Search Website
Howell

William Howell

William Howell is the Sydney Stein Professor of American Politics at the University of Chicago and the author, most recently, of The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat (University of Chicago Press, 2013).

Washington-Capitol-Usa-577399

The Founding Fathers didn't design Congress to solve national problems in the national interest. 

Terry M. Moe William Howell
obama-door-feature

If we want to check presidential power—and check it we must—then it is essential that we resist claims to executive secrecy.

William Howell Mariah Zeisberg

Republican partisanship is what delivered Trump the election.

William Howell