Dr. Gary Matthew Reich

Dr. Gary Reich
  • Professor
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Political Science

Contact Info

Blake Hall 414
1541 Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045


Comparative Politics
Political Institutions
Latin American Politics

Selected Publications

Reich, Gary M. “Hitting a Wall? The Trump Administration Meets Immigration Federalism.” Journal Articles. Publius: The Journal of Federalism, no. May 2018 (2018).
Reich, Gary M. “Immigrant Legislation, Across and Within the United States.” Journal Articles. Research and Politics 4 (2017).
Reich, Gary M. “Planting in Fertile Soil: The National Rifle Association and State Firearms Legilation.” Journal Articles. Social Science Quarterly, May 2017.
Reich, Gary M., and Pedro dos Santos. “The Rise (and Frequent Fall) of Evangelical Politicians: Organization, Theology, and Church Politics.” Journal Articles. Latin American Politics and Society, 2013.
Reich, Gary M., and Jay Barth. “Immigration Restriction in the States: Contesting the Boundaries of Federalism?” Journal Articles. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 42 (May 2012): 422–48.
Reich, Gary M., and Jay Barth. “Educating Citizens or Defying Federal Authority? A Comparative Study of In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students.” Journal Articles. Policy Studies Journal 38 (July 2010): 419–45.
Reich, Gary M., and Alvar Ayala Mendoza. “‘Educating Kids’ versus ‘Coddling Criminals’: Framing the Debate over In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students in Kansas.” Journal Articles. State Politics and Policy Quarterly 8 (2008): 177–97.
Reich, Gary M. “Constitutional Coordination in Unstable Party Systems: The Brazilian Constitution of 1988.” Journal Articles. Constitutional Political Economy 18 (August 2007): 177–97.
Reich, Gary M. “The Evolution of New Party Systems: Are Early Elections Exceptional.” Journal Articles. Electoral Studies 23 (2004): 235–50.
Reich, Gary M. “Executive Decree Authority in Brazil: How Reactive Legislators Influence Policy.” Journal Articles. Legislative Studies Quarterly 27 (February 2002): 5–32.
Reich, Gary M. “Categorizing Political Regimes: New Data for Old Problems.” Journal Articles. Democratization 9 (2002): 1–24.
Reich, Gary M. “Coordinating Party Choice in Founding Elections: Why Timing Matters.” Journal Articles. G 34 (November 2001): 1237–63.
Reich, Gary M., Al Cigler, Rick Uslaner, and Joel Paddock. “Changing the Electoral College: The Impact on Parties and Organized Interests.” Book Chapters. In Choosing A President: The Electoral College and Beyond, edited by Paul Schumaker and Burdett Loomis. New York: Chatham House, 2001.
Reich, Gary M. “Coordinating Fiscal Restraint: Democratization and Seignorage in Latin America.” Journal Articles. Political Research Quarterly 52 (November 1999): 729–51.
Reich, Gary M. “Review of Chile: The Great Transformation by Javier Martínez & Alvaro Díaz.” Reviews. Journal of Developing Areas, 1998.
Reich, Gary M. “The 1988 Constitution a Decade Later: Ugly Compromises Reconsidered.” Journal Articles. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 40 (1998): 5–24.

Awards & Honors

Gene A. Budig Teaching Professorship in Social and Behavioral Sciences
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Kansas