• Review of Daniel Mark Epstein's "The Loyal Son: The War in Benjamin Franklin's House," New Republic (July 3, 2017)
  • Op-Ed: "'Nuclear Option' Is Short-Sighted," Albuquerque Journal (April 10, 2017)
  • Review of Michael J. Klarman's "The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution," New Republic (September 29, 2016)
  • Review of Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf's "'Most Blessed of the Patriarchs': Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination," New Republic (May 10, 2016)
  • Review of Sarah Bakewell's "At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simon de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl, Karl Jaspers, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others," Newsday (February 26, 2016)
  • Review of Geoffrey Cowan's "Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary," The Boston Globe (January 9, 2016)
  • Essay: "Second Thoughts on The Sun Also Rises," Critical Mass (January 6, 2016)
  • Review of Tom Witosky and Marc Hansen's "Equal Before the Law: How Iowa Led Americans to Marriage Equality," The Des Moines Register (September 7, 2015)
  • Review of Joseph J. Ellis, "The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789," Minneapolis Star Tribune (May 14, 2015)
  • Op-Ed: "Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling to Define Our Time," The Des Moines Register (April 25, 2015)
  • Review of Charles Slack's "Liberty's First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson, and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech," Minneapolis Star Tribune (March 27, 2015)