Southern Primaries and Elections. Compiled and edited by Alexander Heard and Donald S. Strong, 1950.
A Two-Party South? Alexander Heard, 1952.
Money and Politics. Alexander Heard, 1956.
The Lost Years in Graduate Education. Alexander Heard, 1963.
State Legislatures in American Politics. Contributed to and edited by Alexander Heard, 1966.
Voters' Time: Report of the Twentieth Century Fund Commission on Campaign Costs in the Electronic Era. Co-authored by Alexander Heard, 1969.
Presidential Selection. Edited by Alexander Heard and Michael Nelson, 1987.
Made in America: Improving the Nomination and Election of Presidents. Alexander Heard with Scarlett G. Graham and Kay L. Hancock, 1991.
Speaking of the University: Two Decades at Vanderbilt. Alexander Heard, 1995.
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