The Government-Citizen Disconnect (Russell Sage Foundation, 2018)
The Submerged State: How Invisible Government Policies Undermine American Democracy (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2011).
Soldiers to Citizens: The G.I. Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation (Oxford University Press, 2005).
Oxford Handbook of American Political Development, co-edited with Richard M. Valelly and Robert C. Lieberman. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016)
Remaking America: Democracy and Public Policy in an Age of Inequality, co-edited volume, with Jacob Hacker and Joe Soss. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2007.