Neal Allen an Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science at Wichita State University.  He also is Director of the Wichita State Washington DC/Topeka Internship program.


Areas of Research Interest
  • American Politics
  • Congress
  • Politics of Race
  • British Politics
Areas of Teaching Interest
  • American Politics
  • Law & Courts
  • The Presidency

“Living, Dead and Undead:  Nullification Past and Present,” American Political Thought: A Journal of Ideas, Institutions, and Culture, with James H. Read, Fall 2012. 

“Living, Dead and Undead:  Nullification Past and Present,” in Nullification and Secession in Modern Constitutional Thought, Sanford Levinson, ed., University Press of Kansas, September 2016.

 The Limits of Emancipation:  White Southern Dominance of American Politics from the Founding to the Twenty-First Century,” National Political Science Review, November 2016.

 “Selling the Donkey:  Democratic Campaign Rhetoric and Framing in Republican States,” with Brian Arbour, The American Election 2014:  Contexts and Consequences, Jennifer Lucas, Chris Galdieri and Tauna Sisco, ed., University of Akron Press, 2017.

 “Constituent Opinion and Congressional Leadership:  Letters to House Majority Leader Carl Albert on Civil Rights” Oklahoma Politics, November 2015.

 “Reactionary Scandalization:  The Threat to Social Movements,” in Scandal in the Digital Age, Hinda Mandell and Gina Chen, ed. Palgrave Press, 2016.

 “How Texans Opposed Civil Rights Legislation in the 1960s:  Evidence from Letters to Future House Speaker Jim Wright,” Journal of South Texas, April 2016.

 “Segregationism and International Statesmanship:  How White Supremacy Empowered and Limited the Influence of J. William Fulbright,” in J. William Fulbright in International Perspective: Liberal Internationalism and U.S. Global Influence, David Snyder, Giles Scott-Smith, Alessandro Brogi ed., University of Kentucky Press, August 2019.

 “Citizen Reaction to Rivers of Blood:  Letters to Enoch Powell,” in Windrush (1948) and Rivers of Blood (1968):  Legacy and Assessment, Trevor Harris, ed., Routledge Press, November 2019.