Search - List of Books by Barbara A. Perry

Dr. Barbara A. Perry, a U.S. Supreme Court and presidency expert, as well as a biographer of the Kennedys, is a Senior Fellow at the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs and is the former Carter Glass Professor of Government and founding director of the Center for Civic Renewal at Sweet Briar College in Virginia. In 1994-95 she was the Judicial Fellow at the U.S. Supreme Court, where she received the Tom C. Clark Award as the outstanding fellow that year. Her duties included researching and drafting speeches for Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist. Dr. Perry was the Senior Fellow for civics education at the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center in 2006-07 and now serves as a Non-Resident Fellow there. She earned a Ph.D. in government from the University of Virginia, an M.A. in politics, philosophy, and economics from Hertford College, Oxford, and a B.A. in political science, with highest honors, from the University of Louisville.

Professor Perry’s eight books include The Supremes: An Introduction to the United States Supreme Court Justices, 2nd ed. (Peter Lang 2009); The Michigan Affirmative Action Cases (University Press of Kansas 2007); Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier (University Press of Kansas 2004); The Priestly Tribe: The Supreme Court’s Image in the American Mind (Praeger 1999; winner of a 2001 Choice Award); A “Representative” Supreme Court? The Impact of Race, Religion, and Gender on Appointments (Greenwood 1991); and, with Henry Abraham, Freedom and the Court: Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States, 8th edition (University Press of Kansas 2003).

Perry is currently researching two new books: Catholics and the Supreme Court (Georgetown University Press) and Rose: Mother of the Kennedy Image (Norton). The author of more than 30 articles, Dr. Perry has lectured throughout the United States and is a frequent media commentator on public affairs for, among others, CNN, Public Radio, and the Washington Post. She is a regular guest on Wisconsin Public Radio’s program, “At Issue.” From 1995 to 2008, she served as a consultant for and taught in the annual Supreme Court Summer Institute, co-sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society and Street Law. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, she is an avid fan of the University of Louisville Cardinals basketball teams and the Kentucky Derby.
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Total Books: 18
Rose Kennedy The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch
2014 - Rose Kennedy the Life and Times of a Political Matriarch (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393349467
ISBN-10: 0393349462
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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Rose Kennedy The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch
2013 - Rose Kennedy the Life and Times of a Political Matriarch (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780393068955
ISBN-10: 0393068951
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Supremes An Introduction to the US Supreme Court Justices  Second Edition
2009 - The Supremes an Introduction to the Us Supreme Court Justices Second Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780820495484
ISBN-10: 0820495484
Genre: Nonfiction
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Highly Favored With Wisdom To Profit In Life
2008 - Highly Favored with Wisdom to Profit in Life (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781600472022
ISBN-10: 1600472028
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The Michigan Affirmative Action Cases
2007 - The Michigan Affirmative Action Cases [Landmark Law Cases and American Society] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780700615483
ISBN-10: 0700615482
Genre: Law
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The Michigan Affirmative Action Cases
2007 - The Michigan Affirmative Action Cases [Landmark Law Cases & American Society] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780700615490
ISBN-10: 0700615490
Genres: History, Nonfiction, Law, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Jacqueline Kennedy First Lady of the New Frontier
2004 - Jacqueline Kennedy First Lady of the New Frontier [Modern First Ladies] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780700613434
ISBN-10: 0700613439
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Freedom and the Court Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States
2003 - Freedom and the Court Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States [Eighth Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780700612611
ISBN-10: 0700612610
Genres: Nonfiction, Law, Engineering & Transportation
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Freedom and the Court Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States
2003 - Freedom and the Court Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States [Eighth Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780700612628
ISBN-10: 0700612629
Genres: Nonfiction, Law, Engineering & Transportation
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The Priestly Tribe  The Supreme Court's Image in the American Mind
The Priestly Tribe  The Supreme Court's Image in the American Mind
Freedom and the Court Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States
1998 - Freedom and the Court Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195099973
ISBN-10: 0195099974
Genre: Nonfiction
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American Art Pottery
1997 - American Art Pottery (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780810919716
ISBN-10: 0810919710
Genres: Arts & Photography, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Freedom and the Court Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States
1994 - Freedom and the Court Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195082647
ISBN-10: 0195082648
Genre: Law
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A Representative Supreme Court The Impact of Race Religion and Gender on Appointments
1991 - A Representative Supreme Court the Impact of Race Religion and Gender on Appointments [Contributions in Legal Studies] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780313277771
ISBN-10: 031327777X
Genres: Nonfiction, Law
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Unfounded Fears Myths and Realities of a Constitutional Convention
1989 - Unfounded Fears Myths and Realities of a Constitutional Convention [Contributions in Legal Studies] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780313267178
ISBN-10: 0313267170
Genres: Reference, Law, Engineering & Transportation, Substores
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The Supremes Essays on the Current Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States
Civil Liberties Under the Constitution