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Jean M. Yarbrough
Jean M. Yarbrough is Professor of Government and Gary M. Pendy, Sr. Professor of Social Sciences, with teaching responsibilities in political philosophy and American Political Thought. She has twice received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, first in 1983-84, when she was named a Bicentennial Fellow and again in 2005-2006, under a "We the People" initiative. She is the author of American Virtues: Thomas Jefferson on the Character of a Free People (Kansas, 1998) and more recently, has edited The Essential Jefferson (Hackett, 2006).
Articles by Jean M. Yarbrough
Jefferson and Hemings: a romance custom made for our times?
The Progressives through the eyes of Doris Kearns Goodwin.
A review of Crisis of the Strauss Divided, by Harry V. Jaffa
A review of Theodore Roosevelt's History of the United States: His Own Words, Selected and Arranged by Daniel Ruddy, by Daniel Ruddy
A review of Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness, by Joshua David Hawley
Wilson was not a latecomer to the Progressive program.
Taylor insists that our rights can be vigorously defended by a purely "pragmatic assessment."
How can Jefferson be rescued from the contemporary historians' obsession with sex and slavery?
Can Brands and Morris help us judge whether the T.R. revival is good for our republican institutions?
On the importance of military virtues in preserving our republican institutions.
Gender, equality, and the American military