CONFERENCES & EVENTS
Presidential Power: Forging the Presidency for the 21st Century
November 15-16, 1996
New York, NY
Sponsored by the Academy of Political Science, Columbia University's Department of Political Science, and other major organizations.
Five panels examined the performance issues that confront the presidency. The panels, each featuring two papers by junior scholars, were divided into the following topic areas:
- The President in the Political System
- Presidents as Persuaders
- The Personalization of Power
- Organizing the Presidency
- The Potential for Presidential Leadership
Chaired by senior scholars, discussion sessions supplemented issues raised by the panelists.
Additionally, there was a dinner that included a discussion by public officials and reporters, and a luncheon at which Richard Neustadt spoke. The year 1996 was the 35th anniversary of the publication of Neustadt's major work, Presidential Power.
THE PRESIDENCY IN THE POLITICAL SYSTEM
University of Texas at Austin
The President and the Executive Branch: Lessons From the Reagan Years
The University of Pennsylvania
Political Time Reconsidered: Presidential Power and Policy Coalitions
Robert C. Lieberman
Fred I. Greenstein
PRESIDENTS AS PERSUADERS
George C. Edwards, III
Bush Center for the Study of the Presidency, Texas A&M
President, Vetoes, and Bargaining
The Timing of Presidential Speeches: Can the President Be an Effective Teacher?
University of Rochester
State University of New York
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
THE PERSONALIZATION OF POWER
University of Arizona
The Institutionalization of Power
University of Wisconsin at Madison
University of Puget Sound
The President and His Inner Circle: Leadership Style and the Advisory Process in Foreign Policy Making
Washington State University
University of California at Davis
Virginia Polytech Institute
ORGANIZING THE PRESIDENCY
University of Pittsburgh
Organizing the Presidency
Matt Dickinson, Harvard University
The Presidential Kaleidoscope: Advisory Networks in Action
Michael Link, University of South Carolina
University of Vermont
THE POTENTIAL FOR LEADERSHIP
University of Pittsburgh
Presidential Polling and the Transformation of Public Thought
The Limits of the Transformational Presidency
University of Pennsylvania
University of South Carolina
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