Research

Books

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

Peer Reviewed Articles

Measuring Spending Preferences and Public Policy. Electoral Studies. Forthcoming.

(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]

"Don't Know" Responses, Personality and the Measurement of Political Knowledge. Political Science Research and Methods. Forthcoming.

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

Supreme Court Ideology Project (with Alex Tahk)