Peake's research interests focus on the Presidency, the media, and Congress. More specifically, Peake has written on presidential leadership of the media and the public, presidential-congressional relations, agenda-setting, and the domestic politics of treaties. He teaches courses on the Presidency, Congress, media politics, and the policy process.
Peake is coauthor of two books, including Breaking Through the Noise: Presidential Leadership, Public Opinion, and the News Media (2011, Stanford University Press, with Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha) and Treaty Politics and the Rise of Executive Agreements: International Commitments in a System of Shared Powers (2009, The University of Michigan Press, with Glen S. Krutz). His research has appeared in a range of scholarly journals, including The American Political Science Review, Political Research Quarterly, Political Communication, Presidential Studies Quarterly, International Journal of Press/Politics, American Politics Research, International Interactions and Politics & Gender, among others. His current research projects include an analysis of press framing in the 2008 presidential elections (w/ Melissa Miller) and studies of recent politics on international agreements in the US Congress (w/ Glen Krutz).
Books (since 2008):
Breaking through the Noise: Presidential Leadership, Public Opinion, and the News Media (2011, Stanford University Press), w/ Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha.
Treaty Politics and the Rise of Executive Agreements: International Commitments in a System of Shared Powers (2009, The University of Michigan Press) w/ Glen Krutz.
Peer-Reviewed Articles (since 2008):
Peake, Jeffrey S. “The Domestic Politics of U.S. Treaty Ratification: Bilateral Treaties from 1949 – 2012,” Foreign Policy Analysis, forthcoming.
Peake, Jeffrey S. and Glen S. Krutz. “President Barack Obama, Partisanship, and the Politics of International Agreements,” 2014 Annuaire Francais des Relations Internatinales XV (2014): 534-59, in French.
Melissa K. Miller and Jeffrey S. Peake. “Press Effects, Public Opinion, and Gender: Newspaper Coverage of Sarah Palin’s Vice Presidential Campaign,” International Journal of Press/Politics 18 (October 2013): 482-507.
Jeffrey S. Peake, Glen S. Krutz, and Tyler Hughes. “President Obama, the Senate and the Polarized Politics of Treaty-Making,” Social Science Quarterly 93 (2012, issue 5):1295-1315 [Special Issue on the Obama Presidency].
“Testing the Saturday Night Live Hypothesis: Fairness and Bias in Newspaper Coverage of Hillary Clinton‟s Presidential Campaign,” Politics & Gender 6 (June 2010): 169-98. w/ Melissa Miller and Brittany Boulton.
“The Presidency and Local Media: Local Newspaper Coverage of President George W. Bush,” Presidential Studies Quarterly 38 (December 2008): 606-627, w/ Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha.
“Presidential Pseudo-Events and the Media Coverage They Receive,” American Review of Politics 29 (Summer 2008): 85-108, w/ Amanda Parks.
“The Agenda-Setting Impact of Major Presidential TV Addresses,” Political Communication 25 (April-June 2008): 113-137, w/ Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha.
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