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Dr. Paul Rego

Professor of Politics

Interest and areas of expertise

American Politics - the American Presidency, American Political Thought, American Constitutional Law (Governmental Powers and Civil Liberties/Civil Rights);

Comparative Politics - Post-Communist Russia.

  • B.A. Millersville University
  • M.A., Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Classes I teach
  • POLI 113 American Government
  • POLI 240 The American Presidency
  • POLI 310 American Political Thought
  • POLI 314 Constitutional Law: Governmental Powers and Constraints
  • POLI 316 Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
  • POLI 346 Russia after Communism
  • POLI 360 Political Development in Film
Selected works

Selected Works

  • Lyman Trumbull and the Second Founding of the United States (University Press of Kansas, Forthcoming 2022)
  •  “William Howard Taft:  The Constitutionalist as Critic of Progressivism.”  In Defense of the Founders’ Republic: Critics of Direct Democracy in the Progressive Era, edited by Lonce Sandy-Bailey and Jerome Mileur.  New York: Bloomsbury Academic Press (2015).
  • Rego, Paul. 2008. American Ideal: Theodore Roosevelt’s Search for American Individualism.  Lanham, MD: Lexington Books (2008).