Colleen Sheehan

5 articles & forums by Colleen Sheehan.

Colleen A. Sheehan, Professor of Politics and director of the Matthew J. Ryan Center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public Good at Villanova University, has served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and is currently a member of the Pennsylvania State Board of Education. She is author of The Mind of James Madison: The Legacy of Classical Republicanism (Cambridge, 2015), James Madison and the Spirit of Republican Self-Government (Cambridge, 2009), and Friends of the Constitution: Writings of the “Other” Federalists, 1787-88 (with Gary L. McDowell, Liberty Fund, 1998), and is currently completing, with Jack Rakove, The Cambridge Companion to The Federalist.