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Skidmore College
Political Science Department

Flagg Taylor (Political Theory)

Flagg Taylor Profile PicContact Information & Background:

Associate Professor of Political Science
Ladd 306A Phone: 580-5244

Personal website





The Great Lie.  Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2011.


The Contested Removal Power, 1789-2010 (due out Aug. 2013, University Press of Kansas)

Select Articles:

  • "Hope and Change, Czech Style", The American Interest(January/February 2012). 
  • “Russia, the West, and the Problem of Modern Revolution: The Work of Martin Malia,” Society (January 2008).
  • "Czeslaw Milosz: On the Imagination of Twentieth-Century Man," East European Politics and Societies, Winter 2005.

Recent Papers Delivered:

  • “Montesquieu and the Nature of Liberal Exceptionalism,”Western Political Science Association Convention, April 2008, San Diego, CA.
  •  “The Unitary Executive: Theory and Development,” on Constitutional Perspectives on the Presidency, American Political Science Association Convention, August 2007, Chicago, IL.