"The Many Alexander Hamiltons: A Conversation with Joanne Freeman," interviewed by Humanities Magazine: The Quarterly Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Winter 2018.

"The Real Alexander Hamilton," biographical essay in the program for Hamilton: An American MusicalDecember 2017.

"Violence against members of Congress has a long and ominous history,Washington Post, June 15, 2017.

"Understanding the Burr-Hamilton Duel," History Now, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, January 2017.

"The Bloody History of the U. S. House of Representatives," The Atlantic, June 27, 2016.

Review, Louisa Thomas, Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams, New York Times Book Review, April 4, 2016.

"The Vision and Passions of a Complicated Founder," Time Magazine, December 2015.

"How Hamilton Uses History," Slate, November 11, 2015.

"The Long History of Political Idiocy," New York Times, August 4, 2015.

"The Culture of Congress in the Age of Jackson," History Now2013.

 "When Congress was Armed and Dangerous," New York Times, January 21, 2011.

“Joe Wilson’s War,” New York Times, September 18, 2009.

“Founding Bothers,” Common-place, 2002.

“The American Republic, Past and Present,” Chronicle of Higher Education, Sept. 28, 2001.