Gary Matthew Reich

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Political Science
Associate Professor
Primary office:
Blake Hall
Room 414
1541 Lilac Lane, Rm 414
Lawrence, KS 66045


Research Interests

  • Immigration policy
  • Latin American politics
  • Political institutions
  • State politics and policy

Selected Publications

Reich, G. M. (2018). Hitting a Wall? The Trump Administration Meets Immigration Federalism. Publius: The Journal of Federalism,(May 2018).

Reich, G. M. (2017). Immigrant Legislation, Across and Within the United States. Research and Politics, 4.

Reich, G. M. (2017). Planting in Fertile Soil: The National Rifle Association and State Firearms Legilation. Social Science Quarterly.

Reich, G. M., & dos Santos, P. (2013). The Rise (and Frequent Fall) of Evangelical Politicians: Organization, Theology, and Church Politics. Latin American Politics and Society.

Reich, G. M., & Barth, J. (2012). Immigration Restriction in the States: Contesting the Boundaries of Federalism? Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 42, 422-448.

Reich, G. M., & Barth, J. (2010). Educating Citizens or Defying Federal Authority? A Comparative Study of In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students. Policy Studies Journal, 38, 419-445.

Reich, G. M., & Mendoza, A. A. (2008). 'Educating Kids' versus 'Coddling Criminals': Framing the Debate over In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students in Kansas. State Politics and Policy Quarterly, 8, 177-197.

Reich, G. M. (2007). Constitutional Coordination in Unstable Party Systems: The Brazilian Constitution of 1988. Constitutional Political Economy, 18, 177-197.

Reich, G. M. (2004). The Evolution of New Party Systems: Are Early Elections Exceptional. Electoral Studies, 23, 235-250.

Reich, G. M. (2002). Categorizing Political Regimes: New Data for Old Problems. Democratization, 9, 1-24.

Reich, G. M. (2002). Executive Decree Authority in Brazil: How Reactive Legislators Influence Policy. Legislative Studies Quarterly, 27, 5-32.

Reich, G. M., Cigler, A. Uslaner, R. Paddock, J. Schumaker, P. & Loomis, B. (2001). Changing the Electoral College: The Impact on Parties and Organized Interests. In , Choosing A President: The Electoral College and Beyond. New York: Chatham House.

Reich, G. M. (2001). Coordinating Party Choice in Founding Elections: Why Timing Matters. Comparative Political Studies, 34, 1237-1263.

Reich, G. M. (1999). Coordinating Fiscal Restraint: Democratization and Seignorage in Latin America. Political Research Quarterly, 52, 729-751.

Reich, G. M. (1998). Review of Chile: The Great Transformation by Javier Martínez & Alvaro Díaz. Journal of Developing Areas, 32, 273-4.

Reich, G. M. (1998). The 1988 Constitution a Decade Later: Ugly Compromises Reconsidered. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs, 40, 5-24.

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