Donald Drakeman Publications

Updated 06.2016


Why We Need the Humanities: Life Science, Law, and the Common Good, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Discusses the role of history, political theory, philosophy and other liberal arts disciplines in constitutional law, health policy, and medical research.  200 pages.  ISBN: 978-1-137-49745.  Hardback, paperback, and electronic versions released.

Church, State, and Original Intent, Cambridge University Press, 2010.  A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2010.  Finalist for the Crader Family Book Prize in American Values.  Cited by the United States Supreme Court in Town of Greece v. Galloway, 2014.  Reviewed in 20  journals in history, political science, law, religion, theology, and political philosophy, as well as The Claremont Review and The New Republic (online) 371 pages.  ISBN:  978-0-521-1198-4.  Hardback, paperback, and electronic versions released.

Church-State Constitutional Issues:Making Sense of the Establishment Clause, Greenwood Press, 1991.  Cited by the Supreme Court of the Philippines in the landmark church-state case Estrada v. Escritor, 2003.  143 pages.  ISBN:  0-313-27663-3.  Hardback.

Church and State in American History, 3rd ed., substantially revised and updated, Westview Press, 2003 (co-editor with John F. Wilson). Used as a required course text at Princeton, American and other universities.  437 pages.  ISBN:  10:0-8133-6558-9.  Hardback and paperback versions issued.

Church and State in American History:The Burden of Religious Pluralism, 2nd ed., Beacon Press, 1987 (co-editor with John F. Wilson).  313 pages.  ISBN:  0-8070-0409-X.  Paperback.


Articles and Book Chapters:

“Constitutional Counterpoint: Legislative Debates, Statutory Interpretation, and the Separation of Powers,” Statute Law Review (forthcoming)

"Chief Justice Rehnquist, Religion, and the Constitution," in Bradford P. Wilson, ed., The Constitutional Legacy of William H. Rehnquist (West Academic Publishing, 2015): 26-30.

Charting a New Course in Statutory Interpretation:  A Commentary on Richard Ekins’ The Nature of Legislative Intent,” Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy (2014):  107-43.

What’s the Point of Originalism?”  Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy (2014):  1123-50.

“The Antifederalists and Religion” in Faith and the Founders of the American Republic, Mark D. Hall and Daniel L. Dreisbach, eds.  (Oxford University Press, 2014).

Benchmarking biotech and pharmaceutical product development,” Nature Biotechnology (2014):  621-25.

“Fishing for Sharks:  Partner Selection in biopharmaceutical R&D Alliances,” Strategic Management Journal (2014) (co-author with Richard Mason, M.D.)

The Limits of New Originalism,” University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law,” (April 2012-13) (co-author with Joel Alicea):  1153-1207.

The Future of Monoclonal Antibody Technology,” MAbs (2010) (co-author with Alexander Zider, M.D.):  361-64. 

“Church and State: Revolutionary Period and Early Republic,” 10,000 word entry in The Encyclopedia of Religion in America (2010)

Everson:  A Case of Premeditated Law Office History,” American Journal of Legal History (2009):  119-68.

Peculiar Habits: Academic Costumes at Princeton University,” Transactions of the Burgon Society (2009):  59-79.

The Church Historians Who Made the First Amendment What it is Today,” Religion and American Culture (2007):  27-56. 

 “Reynolds v. United States:  The Historical Construction of Constitutional Reality,” Constitutional Commentary (2004):  697-726.

The Substance of Process: Lochner v. New York,” in Great Cases in Constitutional Law, Robert P. George, ed. (Princeton University Press, 2000):  130-35.

“James Madison and the First Amendment Establishment of Religion Clause,” in Religion and Political Culture in Jefferson’s Virginia, Garrett Ward Sheldon and Daniel L. Dreisbach, eds. (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000).

Monoclonal Antibodies,” in Emerging Drugs: The Prospect for Improved Medicines (1999) (co-author with Paul K. Wallace, Ph.D.):  355-65.

Bispecific antibodies for the treatment of tumours and infectious diseases” in Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs (1997) (co-author with Michael W. Fanger, Ph.D. and Paul K. Wallace, Ph.D.):  1169-1178.

"Bispecific Antibodies and Targeted Cellular Cytotoxicity" in Drug News and Perspectives (1995) (co-author with Michael W. Fanger, Ph.D.):  page 189.

Editorial: Comments on the Fourth International Conference on Bispecific Antibodies and Cellular Cytotoxicity” in Journal of Hematotherapy (1995) (co-author with Michael W. Fanger, Ph.D., and Edward D. Ball, M.D.):  345-49.

"The Churches on Church and State," in Dieter T. Hessel, ed., The Church's Public Role (William B. Eerdmans, 1993):  263-84.

God and Kids at School:  Voluntary Religious Activities in the Public Schools,” Seton Hall Law Review (1984) (co-author with Robert P. Seawright):  252-84.

"Religion's Place in the Public Schools," The Christian Century (1984):  462-3.

"Religion and the Republic: James Madison and the First Amendment," Journal of Church and State (1983).

  • Cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in Allegheny v. ACLU, 492 U.S. 573 (1989).
  • Reprinted in Robert Alley, ed., James Madison on Religious Liberty (Prometheus Books, 1985).

Antidisestablishmentarianism:  The Latest (and Longest) Word from the Supreme Court in Marsh v. Chambers,” Cardozo Law Review (Fall 1983):  153-81.

"Prayer in the Schools:  Is New Jersey's Moment of Silence Law Constitutional?Rutgers Law Review (1983):  341-59.

Book Reviews and Miscellaneous Publications:

“Comment on the American Society of Clinical Oncology Value Statement,” Journal of Clinical Oncology (forthcoming) (co-author with Jeffrey S. Weber, M.D., Ph.D.).

Agreeing to Disagree,” a review of Steven D. Smith, The Rise and Decline of American Religious Freedom in The Claremont Review of Books (Summer 2014). 

The Highly Useful Crisis in the Humanities” in The Chronicle of Higher Education (2013).

Review of Steven K. Green, The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine in American Political Thought (Fall 2012):  331-34.

Review of Ellis West, The Religion Clauses of the First Amendment: Guarantees of States’ Rights? in the Journal of Southern History (2012):  701-02.

Review of Vincent Phillip Munoz, God and the Founders: Madison, Washington, and Jefferson in Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy (2010):  323-26.

Review of Monica Najar, Evangelizing the South: A Social History of Church and State in Early America in Journal of Church and State (2010)

Caps, gowns, and a debt to Princeton: The University’s unsung role in standardizing academic garb,” Princeton Alumni Weekly online edition (2011)

Solid Grounding: the humanities roots that support our STEMs,” Times Higher Education (2010)

Review of Tom Chappell, The Soul of a Business:  Managing for Profit and the Common Good in The Times (1994).

Review of Barry Werth, The Billion Dollar Molecule: One Company’s Quest for the Perfect Drug in U.S. 1 (1994).

Review of Freedom and Faith in Journal of Church and State (1985).

Review of Dean M. Kelley, ed., Government Intervention in Religious Affairs in Journal of Church and State (1984).

Review of Lynn D. Wardle and Mary Anne Q. Wood, A Lawyer Looks at Abortion in Journal of Church and State (1983).