Mugambi Jouet’s upcoming book on American exceptionalism provides an original outlook on the political, legal, and social issues facing America by analyzing them from a comparative international angle.


Mugambi Jouet was interviewed on the radio station France Culture   about his book, the Obama presidency, and the Ferguson crisis.

His academic articles are now on SSRN, including his study of human rights in America and the summary of a future article on war crimes in the prestigious Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law.

The Huffington Post features Mugambi Jouet’s blog, including articles on international human rights, the Obama presidency, health care reform, gay marriage, gun control, the First Amendment, and immigration reform.

Salon headlined articles by Jouet on the death penaltymass incarceration, the separation of church and state and other issues.

Guernica Magazine featured articles of his on the Syrian crisis and “American exceptionalism,” as well as on religion in America.

In Slate France, Mugambi Jouet explored the relationship between certain aspects of American exceptionalism and American decline.

In Le Monde, he discussed the polarization of American society and the harshness of the U.S. penal system. In Libération, he further examined the Ferguson crisis.

The Hill, the Washington, D.C., newspaper, published an article in which he analyzed the Supreme Court’s latest decisions.

Truthout headlined articles by Mugambi Jouet on various dimensions of American exceptionalism and on Paul Ryan’s rather libertarian ideology.

Mugambi Jouet was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article discussing the Dominique Strauss-Kahn criminal case. He was also quoted in an article by a Canadian reporter concerning Russia’s actions in Ukraine.

Le Nouvel Observateur, the prominent French magazine, ran an article of his on the U.S. death penalty.


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