Research

Publications

How Crises Shape Circles of Solidarity: Evidence from the COVID Pandemic in Italy
Comparative Political Studies , conditionally accepted (with Jeremy Ferwerda, Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Marks)

Boundaries of Solidarity: Immigrants, Economic Contributions, and Welfare Attitudes
American Journal of Political Science, First View online (article) (replication data)

Voter Preferences and the Political Underrepresentation of Minority Groups: Lesbian, Gay and Transgender Candidates in Advanced Democracies
Journal of Politics, 2021 (with Andrew Reynolds) (article) (replication data)

The Persistence of Prejudice: Voters Strongly Penalize Politicians with HIV
Political Behavior, First View online (with Andrew Reynolds) (article) (replication data)

Economic Inequality, Immigrants, and Selective Solidarity: From Perceived Lack of Social Mobility to Ingroup Favoritism
British Journal of Political Science, 2021 (article) (replication data)

Women Want an Answer! Field Experiments on Elected Officials and Gender Bias
Journal of Experimental Political Science, 2021 (with Zoila Ponce de Leon) (article) (replication data)

What is a Career Politician? Theories, Concept, and Measures
European Political Science Review, 2020 (with Nicholas Allen, Donald Searing, Philip Warncke) (article)

Candidate Sexual Orientation Didn’t Matter (in the Way You Might Think) in the 2015 UK General Election
American Political Science Review, 2018 (with Andrew Reynolds) (article) (replication data)

It’s the Emotions, Stupid! Anger about the Economic Crisis, Low Political Efficacy, and Support for Populist Parties
Electoral Studies, 2017 (article)

Under review

Was Pete Buttigieg Electable? LGBTQ Candidates and Identity Framing in Election Campaigns
(with Andrew Reynolds) (talk on the project)

The “Right Gays”: Right-Wing Parties and Support for LGBTQ rights (with Andrew Reynolds)

The Year of the (Lesbian) Woman? LGBTQ Candidates and Electoral Results (with Andrew Reynolds) (working paper)

How Do Voters React to Candidates with Disabilities and Identified Health Conditions?
(with Andrew Reynolds)

Peer-reviewed chapters

Elections and the Role of LGBT Issues in the United States and Abroad
Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, 2020 (article)

Reports

“LGBTI Issues and Representation in the 2019 European Elections.” Gender UpdateEuropean Journal of Politics and Gender. 2019 (report)

Work in progress

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer candidates: Running for office and winning elections (book project)

The campaign experiences of LGBTQ candidates: survey experiments in the United States and Brazil

More than a Vote: How US voters really felt about candidate Buttigieg (with Andrew Reynolds)

What’s in a Word? Minority Candidates and Voters’ Perceptions of Electability

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