Salvatori Center

Salvatori Center Publications

"In Pursuit of Criminal Justice"
Professor Joseph M. Bessette, Claremont McKenna College.

Salvatori Center Conference on Biotechnology, April 2002 
The Ethical Dimensions of Biotechnology: Current Issues and Future Prospects
Selected papers from the conference are featured in Perspectives on Political Science; in particular, please see No. 2 from Volume 32 of Spring 2003, edited by Professor Mark Blitz, Claremont McKenna College, and featuring articles by Blitz, Peter A. Lawler, Charles T. Rubin, and Jerry Weinberger.

The Constitutional Presidency
Forthcoming from Johns Hopkins University Press.
Edited by Professor Joseph M. Bessette, Claremont McKenna College, and Jeffrey K. Tulis.

The Future of America's Political Parties
Edited by Professor Andrew E. Busch, Claremont McKenna College.
Contributors: Michael Barone, Peter Beinart, Andrew E. Busch, Patrick Caddell, Hugh Hewitt, Elaine Kamarck, Charles R. Kesler, William Kristol, Michael Malbin, William G. Mayer, Nelson W. Polsby, Timothy Roemer, and Ruy Teixeira.

"Tough For Whom? How Prosecutors and Judges Use Their Discretion to Promote Justice Under The California Three-Strikes Law" (PDF, 955K)
Professor Jennifer E. Walsh, School of Criminal Justice & Criminalistics, California State University, Los Angeles.

"What Does 'High Crimes and Misdemeanors' Mean?"
Professor Joseph M. Bessette, Claremont McKenna College.

A Symposium on "The Future of Social Conservatism," that stemmed from a Salvatori Center conference directed by Jon Shields in Spring, 2011, was published in Society, vol. 49(1) 2012.

A symposium that stemmed from a Salvatori Center conference directed by George Thomas in Spring, 2012 will be titled: “American Political Thought and American Political Development: A Neglected Relationship?” and will be published in the Spring 2014 issue of American Political Thought.

Salvatori Center Conference Reports

"Political Philosophy and Contemporary Political Life: The Achievement of Leo Strauss" (PDF, 906K)

"Social Science and Contemporary Political Life: The Achievement of Edward C. Banfield" (PDF, 785K)

Writings by Salvatori Professors

Professor Mark Blitz, Director

Professor Joseph M. Bessette

Professor Andrew E. Busch

Professor Charles R. Kesler

Professor Christopher Nadon

Professor James H. Nichols, Jr.

Professor Ralph A. Rossum

Professor George Thomas