Much of my research on American political development draws from archival materials that have been virtually untouched by political scientists. It is only by digging through the boxes and boxes and boxes of unearthed materials that we will be able to add texture and ask new questions about the historical roots of America's contemporary political problems.
"Woodrow Wilson and the Civil Rights Movement"
The document contains all the primary source material referenced in the paper, "Extraordinary Isolation? Woodrow Wilson and the Civil Rights Movement" co-authored with Sidney Milkis. Full citation information is available upon request. Volume numbers for documents taken from Arthur Link's papers are arranged chronologically and are available here from the Princeton University Press.
Work from my experimental side. I subscribe to a definition of American political development -- probing the deep historical roots of America's contemporary problems. Any discussion of a problem's development with an eye towards its prognosis is, however, only as good as its diagnosis.