Kevin Gutzman

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Kevin R. C. Gutzman
Kevin R C Gutzman in 2008.jpg
Born (1963-05-20) May 20, 1963 (age 52)
United States
Residence Danbury, Connecticut, United States
Citizenship United States
Fields American history, Constitutional Studies, Politics
Institutions Western Connecticut State University
Alma mater University of Texas, University of Virginia

Kevin R. Constantine Gutzman is an American constitutional scholar, American historian, and Madison biographer who wrote Virginia's American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic, 1776–1840 and James Madison and the Making of America. He is a professor of history at Western Connecticut State University.[1] Gutzman published scholarly articles in peer-reviewed publications such as The Journal of Southern History, The Journal of the Early Republic,[2] The Review of Politics,[3] The Journal of the Historical Society, The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Continuity: A Journal of History, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, The Greek Orthodox Theological Review, and Essays in History. He was on radio and television broadcasts.[4][5] He has also written works for a popular audience, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution[6] and Who Killed the Constitution? He wrote and spoke about topics including the balance of power between federal and state governments, and the history of the early United States.[1][7][8] He criticized decisions by the United States Congress.[9]


  1. ^ a b Katharine Q. Seelye (June 15, 2009). "Tennessee Expands Gun Rights". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-10-13. 
  2. ^ Gutzman, Kevin (1995). "A Troublesome Legacy: James Madison and "The Principles of '98"". Journal of the Early Republic. 4 (University of Pennsylvania Press) 15 (Winter): 569–589. doi:10.2307/3124014. Retrieved October 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ Gutzman, Kevin (2004). "Edmund Randolph and Virginia Constitutionalism". The Review of Politics (University of Notre Dame) 66 (3): 469–498. doi:10.1017/S0034670500038870. Retrieved October 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Political Cesspool guest list". Retrieved March 12, 2010. 
  5. ^ Jack Hunter (September 1, 2009). "Lay Off Glenn Beck". The American Conservative. Retrieved 2009-10-13. 
  6. ^ Human Events (editorial staff) (2007-12-26). "Top 10 Conservative Books of 2007". Human Events Magazine. Retrieved 2009-10-13. 
  7. ^ Daniel McCarthy (March 15, 2008). "A Libertarian Syllabus". The American Conservative. Retrieved 2009-10-13. 
  8. ^ Thomas E. Woods, Jr. (March 28, 2005). "A Factually Correct Guide to Max Boot". The American Conservative. Retrieved 2009-10-13. 
  9. ^ Valerie Richardson (June 15, 2009). "Mont. gun law challenges federal powers". Washington Times. Retrieved 2009-10-13. 

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