Alexander Reger

Ph.D.

Political Science


Research Interests

American Political Thought, Presidential Discourse, Political Culture

Publications and Awards

Peer Reviewed Publications

Reger, Alexander. 2013. “Following Ford: Reassessing the Pardon of Richard M. Nixon.” White House Studies, forthcoming.

Conference Presentations

Reger, Alexander. 2013. “Discourse and the Law: The Case of Gerald Ford and the Vietnam Amnesty Debates” Presented at Law and Society Association, Boston, May 30-June 2. Chair: Robin Conley.

Reger, Alexander. 2012. “Gerald Ford and the Vietnam Amnesty Debate.” Presented at Northeastern Political Science Association, Boston, November 15-17. Discussant: Deanna Joy Watts

Reger, Alexander. 2011. “Waking Up: Gerald Ford and the American Presidency.” Presented at
Northeastern Political Science Association. Philadelphia, November 17-19. Discussant: Jeffrey David Hilmer

Reger, Alexander, Daniel Tagliarina and Jamie Huff. 2010. “Far from Pure: Puritan Roots of New Right Rhetoric.” Presented at Northeastern Political Science Association. Boston, November 11-13. Discussant: David Alvis.

Reger, Alexander. 2010. “Father and Son: Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama, and the American Narrative.” Presented at Law and Society Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, May 27-30. Discussant: Renee Cramer.

Reger, Alexander. 2010. “In Defense of Dignity.” Presented at Boston College Graduate Student Conference. Boston, March 11-12. Respondent: Susan Shell.

Reger, Alexander 2009. “A Sad and Sentimental Story: High School Human Rights Education in Theory and Practice.” Presented at Graduate Human Rights Conference, University of Connecticut. Storrs, April 4. Discussant: Alanson Minkler.

External Awards and Grants

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Research Travel Grant (Fall 2012)

Departmental Support and University Awards

CLAS Dean 2013 Predoc Fellowship Award (Summer 2013)
Michael L. Dunphy Award, University of Connecticut (Spring 2012)
Department of Political Science, Summer Fellowship (Summer 2011, Summer 2012)
Governor Abraham Ribicoff Fellowship in American Politics, University of Connecticut (Fall 2010)

Education

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Connecticut, 2013
M.A., Political Science, University of Connecticut, 2009

Contact Information
Emailalexander.reger@uconn.edu
CampusStorrs
Linkhttp://homepages.uconn.edu/~aer01001