Chris Edelson

Assistant Professor of Government, School of Public Affairs, American University

Chris Edelson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at American University’s School of Public Affairs. His teaching and research interests focus on presidential power under the U.S. Constitution. His first book, “Emergency Presidential Power: From the Drafting of the Constitution to the War on Terror”, was published by the University of Wisconsin Press in fall 2013. His second book, “Power Without Constraint: The Post 9/11 Presidency and National Security” was published in spring 2016.


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Knowledge@Wharton: September 25, 2018 Episode Featured ImageKnowledge@Wharton: September 25, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Madelyn Antoncic (Former VP and Treasurer, World Bank), Chris Edelson (Assistant Professor of Government, School of Public Affairs, American University), Jyoti Thottam LL (Business & Economics Editor, Opinion), Tiffany Pham (Founder & CEO, Mogul), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Erik Gordon (Professor in the Ross School of Business, Univeristy of Michigan), and Hemant Bhargava (Professor of Technology Management, UC Davis) on the Tuesday, September 25, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

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