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Students who anticipate completing their degree in time for the August 2017 conferment must register for graduation with the AU Registrar's Office.

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Students who anticipate completing their degree in time for the December 2017 commencement must register for graduation with the AU Registrar's Office.

Graduate Courses in American History and Government

See a topic on our schedule that piques your interest? Want to learn from nationally-known scholars who are experts in their fields? Our courses, both the Live Online and Weeklong Summer formats, are open to all qualified students. You are welcome to enroll in courses for teacher recertification or continuing education requirements, for transfer to a master's program at a different university, or simply to satisfy your personal curiousity as a lifelong learner.

Learn more about our courses, view our schedule, or register today at TeachingAmericanHistory.org.

Faculty Spotlight

Jeremy Bailey
Faculty

Jeremy D. Bailey, Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston, holds the Ross M. Lence Distinguished Teaching Chair and a dual appointment in Political Science and the university's Honors College. His research interests include executive power, constitutionalism, and American political thought and development.  His current book project is The Idea of Presidential Representation: An Intellectual and Political History.  His major publications include James Madison and Constitutional Imperfection (Cambridge University Press, 2015), The Contested Removal Power, 1789-2010 (University Press of Kansas 2013, coauthored with David Alvis and Flagg Taylor), which was named a 2014 “Outstanding Academic Title” by Choice, "The New Unitary Executive and Democratic Theory," (American Political Science Review 2008) and Thomas Jefferson and Executive Power (Cambridge University Press 2007).

Bailey attended Rhodes College and received his Ph.D. from Boston College, where his dissertation was the 2004 co-winner of the APSA' s E. E. Schattschneider Prize for best dissertation in American politics. He joined the University of Houston in 2007, and, in 2014, he was awarded the University's Provost Core Teaching Excellence Award.  He is the director of the Phronesis minor in the Honors College and the co-director of the Tocqueville Forum in American Ideas and Institutions.