• Political Methodology, Political Behavior, Public Opinion, Framing
  • Political Polling, Political Psychology, Media Influence, Political Leadership


  • “Insufficiencies in Data Material: A Replication Analysis of Muchlinski, Siroky, He and Kocher (2016)”. Political Analysis, forthcoming
  • “Informative Priors, Dirichlet Priors, & Advances in Bayesian Social Science” with Jeff Gill. In Luigi Curini and Robert J. Franzese, Jr. (eds), Handbook of Research Methods in Political Science & International Relations. SAGE, forthcoming

Conference Presentations

  • APSA 2016, 2018
  • SPSA 2017, 2018
  • PolMeth 2017, 2018
  • NYU-CESS Experimental Political Science Conference 2018
  • Minnesota PolMeth Graduate Student Conference 2018
  • MPSA 2018

Working Papers

  • “Improving Balance in Survey Experiments with Ordinal Variables Through Sequential Blocking”
  • “Measuring Mode Effects For Ordinal Survey Responses In Online And Face-To-Face Survey Experiments: An Entropy Tool”
  • “Moral Arguments As A Source Of Frame Strength”
  • “Standard and Extended Model Comparison Tools: IC Tools and More” with Jeff Gill
  • “Conjoint Analysis and Candidate Characteristics: Explorations in Causal Inference” with Ryan T. Moore
  • “Emotional Affect and Partisan Polarization in Presidential Elections 1980-2016: An Ever-Twisting Spiral” with Will Jorgeson and Jan E. Leighley