Special Topics in American Politics

I served as Instructor for PO 300: Special Topics in American Politics in the Department of Political Science at Boston University during the spring semester of 2015 (20 January – 30 April). Please see below for relevant course materials.

Course description: Topic for Spring 2015: Executive Power and Modern Presidency. Case studies of recent presidents such as Obama, Bush, and Clinton are used to explore the evolution of presidential power; executive relations with Congress, the courts, special interests, foreign leaders and the American public; and modern presidential leadership and rhetoric.

Syllabus: [pdf]
Midterm review/sample questions [pdf]
Midterm exam [pdf]

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