Todd Estes is an associate professor and chair of the history department at Oakland University. His research concentrates on early U.S. political history and political culture, and he is the author of The Jay Treaty Debate, Public Opinion, and the Evolution of Early American Political Culture (2006). He is currently researching a book on the ratification debate, tentatively entitled “The Campaign for the Constitution: Political Culture and the Ratification Contest.” He has won a couple teaching prizes, including the Oakland University Teaching Excellence Award (2001).
- “Huggermuggered and Suppressed”: Hardball Politics and the Ratification of the Constitution
- The Jay Treaty Debate and the Evolving Culture of Politics in the Early Republic
- James Madison and the Constitution: A Case of Reluctant Paternity?
- How Politics Worked 200 Years Ago and How It Compares to Politics Today
- From Celebrated Hero to Dangerous Outcast: Thomas Paine’s Journey and the Course of Early American Democracy
- Why The Federalist Papers Are Overrated: Putting an American Classic Back into Historical Context