Research

Book

  • Electoral Incentives in Congress. Forthcoming, University of Michigan Press, with Jamie L. Carson
Journal Articles
  • "Constraining Presidential Ambition: Controversy and the Decline of Signing Statements." Forthcoming, Presidential Studies Quarterly, with Ian Ostrander
  • "Congressional Candidates in an Era of Party Ballots." 2017. Journal of Politics 79(2): 534-545, with Jamie Carson 
  • "Electoral Reform and Changes in Legislative Behavior: Adoption of the Secret Ballot in Congressional Elections." 2015. Legislative Studies Quarterly 40(1): 83-110, with Jamie L. Carson 
  • "The Establishment of Party Policy Committees in the U.S. Senate: Coordination, not Coercion." 2015. Social Science Quarterly, with Michael H. Crespin, Anthony J. Madonna, and Nathaniel Ament-Stone 
  • "Presidential Signing Statements and the Durability of the Law." 2014. Congress & the Presidency 41(3): 362-383, with Ian Ostrander 
  • "The Logic of Presidential Signing Statements." 2013. Political Research Quarterly 66(1): 141-153, with Ian Ostrander 
  • "What's So Sinister About Signing Statements?" 2013. Presidential Studies Quarterly 43(1): 58-80, with Ian Ostrander