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Research

Articles and Working Papers

More Accurate But No Less Polarized: Comparing the Factual Beliefs of Government Officials and the Public (with Brendan Nyhan, Jason Reifler, and D.J. Flynn). British Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming). [link]

Do Policymakers Listen to Experts? Evidence from a National Survey of Local and State Policymakers. [link, R&R at American Political Science Review]

When Competition Plays Clean: How Electricity Market Liberalization Facilitated State-level Climate Policies In The United States. Energy Policy (2020). [link]

False Dichotomies and the Biased Representation of Climate Science in Congress (with Sara Yeganeh, Elizabeth Suhay, and Erin Nash). [link, under review]

How Policymakers Evaluate Online versus Offline Constituent Messages (with Kaiping Chen and William Marble). [link, under review]

Why Not Run? How The Demands of Fundraising Undermine Ambition for Higher Office (with William Marble). [link, under review]

Where Do Women Serve? A Comprehensive Analysis of the Gender Gap in U.S. Government (with Alejandra Aldridge). [link for paper, link for data]

Polarization in Subnational Government: Evidence from Surveys of Township, Municipal, County, and State Policymakers (with Michelangelo Landgrave and Kirk Bansak). [link]

The Double Discount: How Temporal and Spatial Distance Affect Policy Support (with Gregg Sparkman and Bobbie Macdonald). [link]