Recent Publications and Grants

Refereed Articles
  • Beecher, Janice A. “Does regulation fail or do we fail regulation?” Competition and Regulation in Network Industries 20(3): 258-269.
  • Samuel Zipper, et al. (including Janice A. Beecher). "Balancing open science and data privacy in the water sciences.” Water Resources Research 55(7): 5202-5211
  • Black, Ryan C. and Ryan J. Owens. “The Influence of Personalized Knowledge at the Supreme Court: How (Some) Former Law Court Clerks Have the Inside Track.” Political Research Quarterly. Forthcoming.
  • Chang, Eric. “Corruption Predictability and Corruption Voting in Asian Democracies.” Public Choice. Forthcoming.
  • Frantz, Erica. “Elections and Capital Flight: A Response to Goldsmith,” International Studies Quarterly 64(1): 255-257.
  • Grossmann, Matt, William Isaac, and Zuhaib Mahmood. “Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Unequal Class Influence in American Policy.” Journal of Politics. Forthcoming
  • Grossmann, Matt. “The Science of Politics Podcast.” PS: Political Science & Politics. 53(2): 324-325.
  • Houle, Christian. 2019. “Religion, Language, Race and Ethnic Voting." Electoral Studies. 61: 1020-1052.
  • Houle, Christian and Mark Kayser. 2019. “The Two-Step Model of Clustered Democratization." Journal of Conflict Resolution. 63(10): 2421-2437.
  • Fraga, Bernard, Eric Gonzalez Juenke and Paru Shah. "Did Women and Candidates of Color Ride the Democratic Wave in 2018?" PS: Political Science & Politics. Forthcoming
  • Scott, Jamil, Kesicia Dickinson, Eric Gonzalez Juenke, and Steven Thomas. "The Summer Research Opportunity Program at Michigan State University." PS: Political Science & Politics. 53(1): 137-139.
  • Lajevardi, Nazita. “The Media Matters: Muslim American Portrayals and Effects on Mass Attitudes.” The Journal of Politics. Conditionally Accepted.
  • Aggeborn, Linuz, Nazita Lajevardi, and Pär Nyman. “Disentangling the impact of civil association membership on political participation: Evidence from Swedish panel data.” British Journal of Political Science. Forthcoming
  • Aggeborn, Linuz, Nazita Lajevardi, Karl-Oskar Lindgren, Pär Nyman, and Sven Oskarsson. “Parents, Peers, and Politics: The Longterm Effects of Vertical Social Ties.” Quarterly Journal of Political Science. Forthcoming.
  • Lajevardi, Nazita, Kassra Oskooii, Hannah Walker, and Aubrey Westfall. “The Paradox between Integration and Perceived Discrimination Among U.S. Muslims.” Political Psychology. Forthcoming
  • Pedraza, Francisco, and Nazita Lajevardi. “The Role of PRIEC in Building Community in the REP Subfield.” PS: Political Science & Politics 53(1), 139-140. (2020)
  • Brown, Nadia E., and Nazita Lajevardi. “Introduction: Building, Sustaining, and Supporting the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Community.” PS: Political Science & Politics 53(1), 137-137.
  • Oskooii, Kassra A.R., Nazita Lajevardi, and Loren Collingwood. “Opinion Shift and Stability: Enduring Opposition to Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban.”’ Political Behavior, Forthcoming.
  • Cheng, Cindy, and Shahryar Minhas. “Keepings Friends Close, but Enemies Closer: Foreign Aid Responses to Natural Disasters” British Journal of Political Science. Forthcoming.
  • Dorff, Cassy, Max Gallop, and Shahryar Minhas. “[W]hat lies beneath: Using Latent Networks to Improve Spatial Predictions” International Studies Quarterly. Forthcoming.
  • King, Jonathan M. and Ian Ostrander. 2020. “Prioritizing Judicial Nominations After Presidential Transitions,” Presidential Studies Quarterly. Forthcoming
  • Ostrander, Ian and Joel Sievert. “Presidential Communication During the Lawmaking Process.” Social Science Quarterly. Forthcoming.
  • Galey, Sarah, Joseph J. Ferrare, Lorien Jasny, and Sarah Reckhow. “Building Consensus: Idea Brokerage in Teacher Policy Networks.” American Educational Research Journal. Forthcoming.
  • Reckhow, Sarah, Davia Downey, and Joshua Sapotichne. “Governing without Government: Nonprofit Governance in Detroit and Flint.” Urban Affairs Review. Forthcoming
  • Smidt, Corwin D. “A Uniter and a Divider: American Presidential Campaigns and Partisan Perceptions of the National Economy.” American Politics Research 48(2): 329-340.
  • Hamm, Joseph, Roger Mayer, and Corwin D. Smidt. “Understanding the psychological nature and mechanisms of political trust” PLOS ONE
  • Pechenkina, Anna and Jakana L. Thomas. “Battle Stalemates and Rebel Negotiation Attempts in Civil Wars.” Security Studies. 29(1):64-91.
  • Wahman, Michael, and Edward Goldring. “Pre-Electoral Violence and Territorial Control: Political Dominance and Subnational Election Violence.” Journal of Peace Research, 57(1): 93-110.
  • Kerr, Nicholas and Michael Wahman. “Electoral Rulings and Public Trust in African Courts and Elections.” Comparative Politics. Forthcoming
  • Sato, Yuko and Michael Wahman. 2019. “Elite Coordination and Popular Protest The Joint Effect on Democratic Change.” Democratization, 26(8): 1419-1438.


Additionally Reported Publications

  • Black, Ryan C. “Review of Glass and Gavel: The US Supreme Court and Alcohol
    by Nancy Maveety.” Law and Politics 29(5): 57-58.
  • Owens, Ryan J. and Ryan C. Black. “No to Court Packing but Yes to Term Limits? What the Supreme Court Bar has to Say About Institutional Reform.” The Dispatch February 6, 2020.
  • Owens, Ryan J. and Ryan C. Black. “The Supreme Court Must Stop the Trend of
    Judge-Shopping.” The Hill March 5, 2020.
  • Black, Ryan C., Ryan J. Owens, and Timothy R. Johnson. “We Still Need Oral Arguments at the Supreme Court.” The Dispatch March 31, 2020.
  • Bodea, Cristina, Ana Carolina Garriga and Masaaki Higashijima “Central Bank Independence and the Fate of Authoritarian Regimes” forthcoming chapter in
    Populism, Economic Policies and Central Banking.
  • Aguilar, Rosario and Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz. “Electoral Persuasion in New Democracies: Challenges and Opportunities” in Elizabeth Suhay, Bernard Grofman, and Alexander Trechsel, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Electoral Persuasion. Forthcoming.
  • Conroy-Krutz, Jeffrey. “Surveys and Their Use in Understanding African Public Opinion,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African Politics.
  • Conroy-Krutz, Jeffrey and Josephine Appiah-Nyamekye Sanny. “How Free is Too Free? Across Africa, Media Freedom is on the Defensive”, Afrobarometer Policy Paper No. 55 (Pan-African Profile series).
  • Conroy-Krutz, Jeffrey and Erica Frantz, “What We Know – and Don’t – About Democratization, and Why it Matters for Democracy Promotion,” Democracy and Autocracy, Vol. 18, No. 1.
  • Frantz, Erica, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, and Joseph Wright, “Digital Repression in Autocracies,” V-Dem Users Working Paper, The Varieties of Democracy Institute, No. 27.
  • Kendall-Taylor, Andrea, Erica Frantz, and Joseph Wright, “The Digital Dictators: How Technology Strengthens Autocracy,” Foreign Affairs, March/April.
  • Kendall-Taylor, Andrea, Erica Frantz, and Joseph Wright, “Why the fragmentation of European politics could bode poorly for democracy,” The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage (June 5).
  • Frantz, Erica, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, and Joseph Wright, “Digital Repression in Autocracies,” V-Dem Users Working Paper, The Varieties of Democracy Institute, No. 27.
  • Grossmann, Matt. “Organized Interests and Unequal Outcomes.” In Interest Group Politics, Bird Loomis and Tony Nownes, eds. New York: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Grossmann, Matt. “Incremental Liberalism or Prolonged Partisan Warfare.” Forthcoming in Dynamics of American Democracy, Eric Patashnik and Wendy Schiller, eds. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas.
  • Hall, Melinda Gann. “Review of Greg Goelzhauser’s Judicial Merit Selection: Institutional Design and Performance for State Courts (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2019)”. American Review of Politics 37 (1): 177-179.
  • Hall, Melinda Gann. Report to the Law & Courts Section on the issue of diversity and inclusion.
  • Madonna, Anthony and Ian Ostrander. Forthcoming. “Dodging Dead Cats: What Would it Take to Get Congress to Expand Capacity?" in Congress Overwhelmed: The Decline in Congressional Capacity and Prospects for Reform, eds Lee Drutman, Kevin Kosar, and Timothy LaPira. University of Chicago Press.
  • Ostrander, Ian. “Review of The Congressional Endgame: Inter-chamber Bargaining and Compromise by Josh M. Ryan.” The Legislative Scholar, 4(1) Winter 2020.
  • Reckhow, Sarah. “Politics, Philanthropy, and Inequality.” Forthcoming. In The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook, 3rd Edition. Eds. Walter W. Powell and Patricia Bromley. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
  • Wahman, Michael. “Violence and Money: A Constituency-level Survey of Election Manipulation.” Forthcoming in Hinfelaar, Marja, Tinenenji Banda, and Muna Ndulo. (Eds.) Elections and Politics in Zambia: Past, Present, and Future; Historical, Political and Legal Perspectives. Leiden: Brill.
  • Wahman, Michael. 2019. “The Cost of Politics in Malawi.” London: Westminster
    Foundation for Democracy

Refereed Articles

 

Non-Edited Books

  •  Grossmann, Matt.  Red State Blues:  How the Conservative Revolution Stalled in the States.  New York:  Cambridge University Press.
  •  Erica Frantz. 2018. Authoritarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press).
  •  Barbara Geddes, Joseph Wright, and Erica Frantz. 2018. How Dictatorships Work: Power, Personalization, and Collapse (Cambridge University Press).
  •  Henig, Jeffrey, Rebecca Jacobsen, and Sarah Reckhow. 2019. Outside Money in School Board Elections: The Nationalization of Education Politics. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

 

Publications in Refereed Journals
  • Benjamin Appel. 2018. Intergovernmental Organizations and Democratic Victory in International Crises The Journal of Politics 80 (1), 274-287
  • Cyanne Loyle and Benjamin Appel. 2017. Conflict Recurrence and Post-conflict Justice: Addressing Motivations and Opportunities for Sustainable Peace, International Studies Quarterly 61 (3), 690-703
  • Benjamin Appel and Alyssa Prorok Forthcoming. Third-Party Actors and the Intentional Targeting of Civilians in War British Journal of Political Science, 1-22
  • Bodea, Cristina & Christian Houle. (First online 2017). Ethnic Inequality and Coups in Sub-Saharan Africa. Accepted at Journal of Peace Research
  • Bodea, Cristina. (Accepted 2017).The Political Economy of Monetary Policy. Entry for the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics
  • Bodea, Cristina & Fangjin Ye. Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs): The Global Investment Regime and Human Rights. Accepted at the British Journal of Political Science
  • Bodea, Cristina & Raymond Hicks. (Accepted 2017). Sovereign Credit Ratings and Central Banks: Do Analysts Pay Attention to Institutions? Accepted at Economics and Politics
  • Conroy-Krutz, Jeffrey. “Individual Autonomy and Local-Level Electoral Solidarity in Africa” (Forthcoming at Political Behavior) Forthcoming (currently online)
  • Conroy-Krutz, Jeffrey. “Loyalty Premiums: Vote Prices and Political Support in a Dominant-Party Regime,” Comparative Politics, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 1-20
  • Erica Frantz, 2018, “Elections and Capital Flight: Evidence from Africa,” International Studies Quarterly, 62(1)
  • Erica Frantz and Elizabeth Stein, 2017, “Countering Coups: Leadership Succession Rules in Dictatorships,” Comparative Political Studies 50(7)
  • Joseph Wright and Erica Frantz, 2017, “How Oil Income and Missing Hydrocarbon Rents Data Influence Autocratic Survival: A Response to Lucas and Richter (2016)” Research and Politics 4(3)
  • George Derpanopoulos, Erica Frantz, Barbara Geddes, and Joseph Wright, 2017, “Are Coups Good for Democracy? A Response to Miller (2016),” Research and Politics 4(2)
  • Matt Grossmann and Daniel Thaler. Forthcoming. "Mass­Elite Divides in Aversion to Social Change and Support for Donald Trump" American Politics Research.
  • Houle, Christian, Paul Kenny, and Chunho Park. Forthcoming. “The Structure of Ethnic Inequality and Ethnic Voting.” Journal of Politics.
  • Houle, Christian. Forthcoming. “Social Mobility and Political Instability.” Journal of Conflict Resolution.
  • Houle, Christian. Forthcoming. “Does Ethnic Voting Harm Democracy?” Democratization.
  • Higashijima, Masaaki, and Christian Houle. Forthcoming. “Ethnic Inequality and Ethnic Identification in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Political Behavior.
  • Houle, Christian. 2018. “A Two-Step Theory and Test of the Oil Curse: The Conditional Effect of Oil on Democratization.” Democratization. 25(3): 404-421.
  • William G. Jacoby, Sophia Lafferty-Hess, Thu-Mai Christian. “Should Journals be Responsible for Reproducibility?” Inside Higher Ed.
  • Zoltan Hajnal, John Kuk, and Nazita Lajevardi. “We All Agree: Strict Voter ID Laws Disproportionately Burden Minorities.” Forthcoming at Journal of Politics.
  • Karam Dana, Nazita Lajevardi, Kassra AR Oskooii, and Hannah Walker. “Veiled Politics: Experiences with Discrimination among Muslim Americans.” Forthcoming at Politics & Religion.
  • Nazita Lajevardi, Mirle Rabinowitz-Bussell, Nicole Rigillo, and James Stauch. “Room to Flourish: Lessons for Canadian Grantmaking Foundations from Sweden, Germany, and the Netherlands.” Canadian Journal of Nonprofit and Social Economy Research. 8, no. 2 (2018).
  • Nazita Lajevardi and Kassra Oskooii. “Old-Fashioned Racism, Modern Racism, and the Isolation of Muslim Americans in the Age of Trump.” The Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, 1-41.
  • Loren Collingwood, Nazita Lajevardi, and Kassra AR Oskooii. “A Change of Heart? Why Individual-Level Public Opinion Shifted against Trump’s Muslim Ban.” Political Behavior. (2018).
  • Brian Calfano, Nazita Lajevardi, and Melissa Michelson. “Trumped Up Challenges: Limitations, Opportunities, and the Future of Political Research on Muslim Americans.” Politics, Groups, and Identities (2017): 1-11.
  • Zoltan Hajnal, Nazita Lajevardi, and Lindsay Nielson. “Voter Identification Laws and the Suppression of Minority Votes.” The Journal of Politics. 79.2 (2017).
  • Arturas Rozenas, Shahryar Minhas, and John Ahlquist, Conditional Acceptance, “Modeling Asymmetric Relationships from Symmetric Networks,” Political Analysis.
  • Andreas Beger, Daniel Hill, Nils Metternich, Shahryar Minhas, and Michael Ward, 2017, “Splitting it up: The spduration Split-Population Duration Regression Package for Time-Varying Covariates,” The R Journal, 9(2)
  • Shahryar Minhas and Benjamin Radford, 2017, “Enemy at the Gates: Variation in Economic Growth from Civil Conflict,” Journal of Conflict Resolution 61(10)
  • Nils Metternich, Shahryar Minhas, and Michael Ward, 2017, “Firewall? or Wall on Fire? A Unified Framework of Conflict Contagion and the Role of Ethnic Exclusion,” Journal of Conflict Resolution, 61(6)
  • Cassy Dorff and Shahryar Minhas, “When Do States Say Uncle? Network Dependence and Sanction Compliance,” International Interactions, 43(4)
  • Sievert, Joel and Ian Ostrander. 2017. “Constraining Presidential Ambition: Controversy and the Decline of Signing Statements," Presidential Studies Quarterly, 47(4): 752-776.
  • Ostrander, Ian. 2017 “The Politics of Executive Nominations in the Post-Nuclear Senate." Congress & the Presidency, 44(3): 323-343.
  • Madonna, Anthony and Ian Ostrander. 2017. “No Vacancy: Holdover Capacity and the Continued Staffing of Major Commissions," Journal of Public Policy, 37(4): 341-361.
  • McKee, Seth C., Ian Ostrander, and M.V. Hood III. 2017. “Out of Step and Out of Touch: The Matter with Kansas in the 2014 Midterm Election," The Forum, 15(2): 291-312.
  • Haddad, Nabih, and Sarah Reckhow. Forthcoming. “The Shifting Role of Higher Education Philanthropy: A Network Analysis of Philanthropic Policy Strategies.” Philanthropy & Education.
  • Sapotichne, Joshua. Laura A. Reese, and Minting Ye.    “Won’t you be my Neighbor?  An Integrated Model of Urban Policy Interdependence.”  Urban Affairs Review.
  • John W. Patty, Constanza F. Schibber, Elizabeth Maggie Penn, and Brian F. Crisp, “Valence, Elections, & Legislative Institutions” American Journal of Political Science
  • Corwin Smidt. “Pedagogical Value of Polling Place Observation By Students” Forthcoming. PS: Political Science & Politics.
  • Jakana L. Thomas and Reed M. Wood. “The Social Origins of Female Fighters." Forthcoming at Conflict Management and Peace Science."
  • Reed M. Wood and Jakana L. Thomas. 2017 . “Women on the Frontline: Rebel Group Ideology and Women’s Participation in Violent Rebellion." Journal of Peace Research 54 (1):31-46.

 

Books 

  • Dustin Sebell. The Socratic Turn: Knowledge of Good and Evil in an Age of Science. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. – year 2
  • Melzer, Arthur and Steven Kautz (eds) Are Markets Moral? University of Pennsylvania Press -- currently “in press” (proofs have been corrected and submitted)
  • Bonneau, Chris W. and Melinda Gann Hall (eds). 2017. Judicial Elections in the 21st Century. New York: Routledge Press. – year 2
  • John Sides, Daron Shaw, Matt Grossmann, and Keena Lipsitz. 2018. Campaigns & Elections. 3rd New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
  • Brandy Kennedy, Adam Butz, Nazita Lajevardi, and Matthew J. Nanes. 2017. Race and Representative Bureaucracy in American Policing. Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Book Chapters – Non Refereed

  • Black, Ryan C., Ryan J. Owens, and Timothy R. Johnson. 2018. ``Chief Justice Burger and the Bench: How Physically Changing the Shape of the Court's Bench Reduced Interruptions During Oral Argument.'' Journal of Supreme Court History 43(1): 83-98 (March).
  • Lane, Elizabeth A. and Ryan C. Black. 2017. ``Agenda Setting and Case Selection'' in William R. Thompson, ed., Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford University Press.
  • Johnson, Timothy R. and Ryan C. Black. 2017. ``Conference Notes, Transcription, and Crowd Sourcing.'' Law & Courts 27(3): 2, 6-9 (Winter).
  • Hall, Melinda Gann. 2018. “State Courts: Politics and the Judicial Process.” In Politics in the American States: A Comparative Analysis (11th ed.), Virginia Gray, Russell L. Hanson, and Thad Kousser, eds. Washington, D.C: Congressional Quarterly Press. Pages 275-302.
  • Hall, Melinda Gann. 2018. “Decision Making in State Supreme Courts.” In Handbook of Judicial Behavior, Robert M. Howard and Kirk A. Randazzo, eds. New York: Routledge Press. Pages 301-320.
  • Saundra K. Schneider and William G. Jacoby. 2018. “Public Opinion and Public Policy in the United States.” Policy Analysis in the United States, John A. Hird (ed). Bristol, England: Policy Press & Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, pp. 183-204.
  • Saundra K. Schneide 2018. “Governmental Response to Disasters: Key Attributes, Expectations, and Implications.” In Handbook of Disaster Research (Second Edition), Havidan Rodriguez, William Donner, and Joseph E. Trainor (eds.) New York: Springer, pp. 551-568.
  • Saundra K. Schneider and William G. Jacoby. “Graphical Displays for Public Opinion Research.” In Oxford Handbook of Polling and Polling Methods. Lonna Rae Atkeson and Michael Alvarez (eds.). Oxford University Press.
  • Thomas, Jakana L. Forthcoming. “Women’s Participation in Political Violence” in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. National Security, Derek S. Reveron, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, and John A. Cloud, Eds. Oxford University Press.
  • Reckhow, Sarah and Jeffrey Snyder. 2017. “The Political Influence of Philanthropic Organizations.” Eds. Douglas E. Mitchell, Dorothy Shipps, and Robert L. Crowson. Shaping Education Policy: Power and Process. Second New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Cassy Dorff, Shahryar Minhas, and Michael Ward, “Latent Networks and Spatial Networks in Politics,” The Oxford Handbook of Political Networks
  • Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Erica Frantz, 2017, “Putin’s Succession Conundrum: How Authoritarians Navigate the Challenge,” Foreign Affairs (March 21)
  • Erica Frantz and Andrea Kendall-Taylor, 2017, “The Evolution of Autocracy: Why Authoritarianism is Becoming More Formidable,” Survival 59(5)
  • Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Erica Frantz, and Joseph Wright, 2017, “The Global Rise of Personalized Politics,” The Washington Quarterly 40(1)
  • Arthur Melzer. “The Moral Resistance to Capitalism: A Brief Overview,” in Are Markets Moral? Edited by Kautz and Melzer. University of Pennsylvania Press – in  press