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Jeffrey Crouch Assistant Professor School of Prof and Extd Studies

Contact
Send email to Jeffrey Crouch
(202) 895-4974
School of Prof & Extd Studies
Spring Valley Building - 441
Degrees
B.A., Hope College; J.D., University of Michigan Law School; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Bio
Dr. Jeffrey Crouch is an assistant professor of American politics at American University. He is the Editor of AU's Congress & the Presidency journal. His first book, The Presidential Pardon Power, was published by the University Press of Kansas in 2009.

Dr. Crouch’s research focuses primarily on federal executive clemency, also known as the presidential pardon power. He has taught The American Presidency, The Presidency and the Executive Branch, and Law and the Political System, among other courses.
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

"The Unitary Executive Theory and President Donald J. Trump," Presidential Studies Quarterly 47 (2017): 561-573 (with Mark J. Rozell and Mitchel A. Sollenberger).

"Can Trump be impeached for pardoning Arpaio?" Los Angeles Times Op-Ed, August 28, 2017.

"The President and the Pardon Power: A Bibliographic Essay, 1989-2015," University of St. Thomas Law Journal 12 (2016): 413-445.

"Barack Obama and the Clemency Power: Real Reform on the Way?" Presidential Studies Quarterly 45 (2015): 778-795.

"President Obama's Signing Statements and the Expansion of Executive Power," Presidential Studies Quarterly 43 (2013): 883-899 (with Mark J. Rozell and Mitchel A. Sollenberger).

"The President's Power to Commute: Is It Still Relevant?" University of St. Thomas Law Journal 9 (2012): 681-697.

"The Toussie Pardon, 'Unpardon,' and the Abdication of Responsibility in Clemency Cases," Congress & the Presidency 38 (2011): 77-100.

The Presidential Pardon Power. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2009.

"Presidential Misuse of the Pardon Power," Presidential Studies Quarterly 38 (2008): 722-734.

AU Expert

Area of Expertise

Federal executive clemency/presidential pardons

Additional Information

Jeffrey Crouch is an assistant professor of American politics in American University’s School of Professional & Extended Studies. He is the Editor of Congress & the Presidency journal. His first book, The Presidential Pardon Power, was published by the University Press of Kansas in 2009. Prof. Crouch’s research focuses primarily on federal executive clemency, also known as the presidential pardon power. He has taught the American Presidency, the Presidency and the Executive Branch, and Law and the Political System, among other courses.

For the Media

To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

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