Steven M. Teles

Steven Teles is an associate professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University and a fellow at New America.

All Work

POLITICAL REFORM
Spreading the Gospel of Climate Change

A new report examines the 2009-10 effort to leverage evangelical Christians to pass climate change legislation, and why it failed.


POLITICAL REFORM
Global Cooling?

Was the failure to build a sustainable left-right climate coalition inevitable? What could funders and activists have done differently?


POLITICAL REFORM
How Conservatives Turned Against Mass Incarceration

The first in a series of papers from the New Models of Policy Change Project examining the “strange bedfellows” of transpartisan coalitions.


POLITICAL REFORM
Turning the Tide

After two decades of politicians competing to be the "toughest on crime," what impact will a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill have?


ECONOMIC GROWTH and NEXT SOCIAL CONTRACT
Kludgeocracy: The American Way of Policy

When you add up enough kludges, you get a very complicated program.