Research

Books


Ideology and Spatial Voting in American Elections. 2012. Cambridge University Press.

Peer Reviewed Articles


A decade-long longitudinal survey shows that the Supreme Court is now much more conservative than the public. (with Neil Malhotra and Maya Sen). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2022, 119(24). [Replication Materials]

Higher Education and Cultural Liberalism. (with Brendan Apfeld, Emanuel Coman and John Gerring). Journal of Politics. Forthcoming.

Moderator Placement in Survey Experiments. (with Bethany Albertson). Journal of Experimental Political Science. Forthcoming.

The Impact of University Attendance on Partisanship. (with Brendan Apfeld, Emanuel Coman and John Gerring). Political Science Research & Methods. Forthcoming.

Education and Social Capital. (with Brendan Apfeld, Emanuel Coman and John Gerring). Journal of Experimental Political Science. Forthcoming. [Replication Materials]

Estimating Individuals' Political Perceptions While Adjusting for Differential Item Functioning. Political Analysis. 2021. 29(1): 1-18.
[Online Appendix] [Replication Materials]

Demographic Moderation of Spatial Voting in Presidential Elections. (with Lindsay Dun) American Politics Research. 2020.

Modeling Spending Preferences and Public Policy. (with Alexander Branham). Electoral Studies. 2017. 45:115-172.

(How) Can We Estimate the Ideology of Citizens and Political Elites on the Same Scale? American Journal of Political Science. 2016. 16(4):1108-1124.
[Online Appendix]
[Replication Materials]

"Don't Know" Responses, Personality and the Measurement of Political Knowledge. Political Science Research and Methods. 2017. 5(4):711-731.
[Replication Materials]

Ideological Proximity and Support for the Supreme Court. (with Neil Malhotra) Political Behavior. 2014, 36:817-846.

The Two Faces of Congressional Roll Call Voting. (with Sean Theriault) Party Politics. 2014, 20(6):837-848.

Public (Mis)Perceptions of Supreme Court Ideology: A Method for Directly Comparing Citizens and Justices. (with Neil Malhotra) Public Opinion Quarterly. 2013, 77(2): 619-634.

What Can We Learn About the Ideology of the Newest Supreme Court Justices? (with Alex Tahk) PS: Political Science and Politics. 2011, 44(3): 524-529.

Partisan Bias, Political Information and Spatial Voting in the 2008 Presidential Election The Journal of Politics. 2010, 72(2):327-340.
[Online Appendix]

Are Congressional Leaders Middlepersons or Extremists? Yes. (with Neil Malhotra) Legislative Studies Quarterly, 2010, XXXV(3): 361-392.
[Online Appendix]

Voter Ideology and Candidate Positioning in the 2008 Presidential Election American Politics Research. 2010, 38(2): 195-210.
[Online Appendix]

Spatial Voting in the 2004 Presidential Election. American Political Science Review. 2009, 103(1):59-81.

Other


SCOTUSpoll (with Maya Sen and Neil Malhotra)

"Kavanaugh will Move the Court to the Right of Even Most Republicans" (Opinion) The New York Times. 2018.

Supreme Court Ideology Project (with Alex Tahk)