Interest groups and political parties; social identity and political ideology; the U.S. presidency; inequality and representation; American political development.
Billionaires and Stealth Politics (with Benjamin Page and Jason Seawright). 2018. University of Chicago Press.
“Gun Ownership as a Social Identity: Estimating Behavioral and Attitudinal Relationships” (with Adam Howat and Jacob Rothschild). 2019. Social Science Quarterly.
“The Political Weaponization of Gun Owners: The NRA’s Cultivation, Dissemination, and Use of a Group Social Identity.” 2019. Journal of Politics.
“Racial and Gender Representation in the American Politics Canon: An Analysis of Core Graduate Syllabi” (with Sean Diament and Adam Howat). 2018. PS: Political Science and Politics.
“What is the ‘Canon’ in American Politics? Analyses of Core Graduate Syllabi” (with Sean Diament and Adam Howat). 2017. Journal of Political Science Education 13(3): 256-278.
Current Book Project:
“Gunning for the Masses: How the NRA Has Shaped Its Supporters’ Behavior, Advanced Its Political Agenda, and Thwarted the Will of the Majority”
Working Papers and Works in Progress:
“The Impact of Gun Policy Communications on Mobilization and Polarization” (with Adam Howat and Jacob Rothschild)
“Promoting the Right Ideas: Think-tank Funding and Scholarly Research” (with Benjamin Page and Jason Seawright)
“Violence and Voting in the U.S.: School Shootings Increase the Vote Share of the Democratic Party” (with Laura Garcia and Ana Arjona)
“Heller’s Hollow Hope” (with Kristin Goss)