Research

Publications

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

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

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

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

Peer-reviewed chapters

Elections and the Role of LGBT Issues in the United States and Abroad (forthcoming, Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy)

Under review

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

Women Want an Answer! Field Experiments on Elected Officials and Gender Bias (with Zoila Ponce de Leon)

The Persistence of Prejudice: Voters Strongly Penalize Politicians with HIV (with Andrew Reynolds)

Work in progress

When Can Immigrants Overcome Negative Attitudes? Immigrants, Economic Contributions, and Welfare Attitudes

Economic Unfairness, Education, and Political Participation: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

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

Pete Buttigieg and the Presidency: Expectations Meet Reality in a Historic Run (with Andrew Reynolds)

The Emerging LGBTQ Electorate: Growing Strength and Evolving Attitudes (with Andrew Reynolds)

What’s in a Word? Minority Candidates and Voters’ Perceptions of Electability (with Andrew Reynolds)

Please feel free to contact me if you would like additional information on my ongoing research projects.