Dr. Ryan Barilleaux

Ryan Barilleaux

OFFICE: 330 Harrison Hall
EMAIL: barillrj@miamioh.edu

Degrees and Institutions

  • Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A. University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A. (summa cum laude) University of Southwestern Louisiana

Selected Publications

  • “Obama’s Surprising Legacy for Executive Power,” in The Obama Legacy, edited by Michael Grossman and Francis Schortgen (College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, forthcoming)

  • “Has Barack Obama Embraced the Unitary Executive?” PS: Political Science and Politics 50 (January 2017): 31-34.
  • Tough Times for the President: Political Adversity and the Sources of Executive Power. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2012. (with Jewerl Maxwell)

  • Power and Prudence: The Presidency of George H.W. Bush. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 2004. (with M. Rozell)

  • Presidential Frontiers: Underexplored Issues in White House Politics, (ed.).  Praeger, Westport, CT, 1998.

  • Leadership and the Bush Presidency, (ed. with M. Stuckey). Praeger, Westport, CT, 1992.

  • The President as World Leader. St. Martins, New York, 1991. (with B. Kellerman)

  • The Post-Modern Presidency. Praeger, New York, 1988.

  • The President and Foreign Affairs. Praeger, New York, 1985.

  • "Presidential Conduct of Foreign Policy." Congress and the Presidency 15  (Spring 1988): 1-23.

  • "Venture Constitutionalism and the Enlargement of the Presidency." in Executing the Constitution: Placing the Presidency in the Constitutional System. Christopher S. Kelley (ed.).  SUNY Press, Albany, NY, 2006.

  • "The Bush Foreign Policy Legacy."  in The Bush Legacy. Gary Gregg, Mark Rozell, and Gleaves Whitney (eds.).  University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2010 (in press). (with D. Zellers)

Work in Progress

Professor Barilleaux’s research focuses on executive and administrative power in the American political system. One of his current research projects focuses on the theory and practice of unilateral presidential power in the 21st century, while another examines how the administrative state has reshaped governance in the United States.

Grants, Awards, and Professional Activities

  • Effective Educator Award, Miami University Alumni Association

  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Miami University Associated Student Government

  • Distinguished Service Award, Miami University DisAbilities Awareness Club

  • Outstanding Paper Award, Southwestern Political Science Association

  • Who's Who in America

  • Salvatori Fellow, Heritage Foundation

  • Phi Beta Kappa Association Award, University of Southwestern Louisiana

  • Outstanding Graduate, University of Southwestern Louisiana


updated: 8/17/2020