Research

Books: 

Kapust, Daniel J. Flattery and the History of Political Thought: That Glib and Oily Art.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. In production.

Republicanism, Rhetoric, and Roman Political ThoughtKapust, Daniel J. Republicanism, Rhetoric, and Roman Political Thought: Sallust, Livy, and Tacitus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2011.

Reviewed in: The Classical Journal, Bryn Mawr Classical Review, Greece and Rome, The Classical Review, Perspectives on Politics, New England Classical Journal, Latomus, Gnomon, Quarterly Journal of Speech, Historische Zeitschrift.

Subject of roundtable at 2013 Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, featuring Christina Kraus (Yale University), Michèle Lowrie (University of Chicago), Cary Nederman (Texas A & M), Gary Remer (Tulane), and Joel Schlosser (Bryn Mawr).

Edited Volumes: 

Kapust, Daniel J. and Gary Remer. The Ciceronian Tradition in Political Thought. Co-
edited volume with Gary Remer. Under contract with University of Wisconsin Press.

Kapust, Daniel J. and Helen Kinsella, eds. Theory’s Landscapes:  Comparative Political
Theory in Time and Place
.
Palgrave. 2016.

Refereed Journal Articles and Invited Essays:

Kapust, Daniel J. Advenit Cicero. Invited review essay on recent Cicero scholarship.
Contemporary Political Theory. Forthcoming.

Kapust, Daniel J. Ecce Romani! Invited review essay on recent Roman
political thought scholarship. Political Theory. Advance online publication.

Kapust, Daniel J. and Michelle Schwarze. “The Rhetoric of a Legislator: Cicero and
Smith on Propriety, Decorum, and Political Leadership.” American Political Science Review. February 2016. 1-12.

Article subject of post by Emily Skarbek at EconLog, published by the Library of Economics and Liberty.

Kapust, Daniel J. and Brandon P. Turner. “Democratical Gentlemen and the Lust for
Mastery: Status, Ambition, and the Language of Liberty in Hobbes’s Political
Thought.” Political Theory. 41.4. 2013. 648-675.

Kapust, Daniel J. The Problem of Flattery and Hobbes’s Institutional Defense of
Monarchy.” Journal of Politics. 73.3. July 2011. 680-91.

Kapust, Daniel J. “Cicero on Decorum and the Morality of Rhetoric.” European Journal
of Political Theory
. 10.1. January 2011. 92-113.

Translated into Spanish:

Pineda Pérez, Christian Felipe. “Cicerón: El Decorum y la Moralidad de la Retórica.”
Praxis Filosófica. 35. 2013. 257-282.

Kapust, Daniel J. “Acting the Princely Style: Ethos and Pathos in Cicero’s On the Ideal
Orator
and Machiavelli’s Prince
.” Political Studies. 58.3. June 2010. 590-608.

Kapust, Daniel J. “Between Contumacy and Obsequiousness: Tacitus on Moral Freedom
and the Historian’s TaskEuropean Journal of Political Theory. 8.3. July 2009. 293-311.

Kapust, Daniel J. “On the Ancient Uses of Political Fear and its Modern Implications.”
Journal of the History of Ideas. 69.3. July 2008. 353-373.

Kapust, Daniel J. “Cato’s Virtues and The Prince: Reading Sallust’s War with Catiline
with Machiavelli’s
The Prince.History of Political Thought. 28.3. Fall 2007. 433-448.

Kapust, Daniel J. “Skinner, Pettit, and Livy: The Conflict of the Orders and the
Ambiguity of Republican Liberty.” History of Political Thought. 25.3 Autumn 2004. 377-401.