My research focuses on American politics (often from an historical angle) and political methodology, though I have also made forays into comparative politics and international relations.

My scholarly publications are listed below and are organized as follows:

My non-refereed publications, active working papers, and dormant projects are listed at the bottom of this webpage.

Substantive research

State politics



Southern politics

The New Deal

Comparative Public Opinion

Reputation and International Conflict

Methodological Research

Bayesian measurement

Survey weighting

Survey experiments

Permutation inference

Regression-discontinuity designs

Non-referreed publications

Working papers

Dormant projects