Tough Times for the President

Jewerl Maxwell Political Science professor

Maxwell teaches courses in American politics, public policy, and comparative politics and has conducted extensive research regarding presidential unilateral powers.

by Public Relations

June 1, 2011

Jewerl Maxwell, Ph.D. and assistant professor of political science, presented a paper, "Challenges and Opportunity in Times of Presidential Adversity," at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association in New Orleans, Louisiana. The paper examined how United States presidents use their executive authority during times of national crisis. He presented portions of his work from chapters that will be published in a forthcoming book, Tough Times for the President.

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