My publications here are organized by research topic:
Respectability politics and straight support for LGB rights. (Forthcoming). Political Research Quarterly.
Political distinctiveness and diversity among LGBT Americans. (Forthcoming). Public Opinion Quarterly.
Experience with discrimination, perceptions of difference, and the importance of gender conformity on support for transgender rights. (Forthcoming). Politics, Groups, and Identities. [With Amy B. Becker].
Elite cues and public polarization on transgender rights. (2020). Politics, Groups, and Identities 8(1):71-85 [With Paul Brewer].
Gender identity as a political cue: Voter responses to transgender candidates. (2019). Journal of Politics 81(2):697-701. [With Paul Brewer].
Explaining public opinion toward transgender people, rights, and candidates. (2018). Public Opinion Quarterly 82(2):252–278. [With Paul Brewer, Danna Young, Jenny Lambe, and Lindsay Hoffman; winner of APSA’s 2018 Bailey Award for best conference paper on LGBTQ politics]
Constituents’ responses to descriptive and substantive representation in Congress. (2016). Social Science Quarterly 97(3):682–698
Economic voting appeals in congressional campaigns. (2015). Political Communication 32(2): 206-228.
Does the descriptive representation of gender influence accountability for substantive representation? (2014). Politics & Gender 10(2): 175-199.
The effect of political competition on democratic accountability. (2013). Political Behavior 35(3): 481-515.
Which buck stops here? Accountability for policy positions and policy outcomes in Congress. (2011). Journal of Politics 73(3): 764-782.
Dyadic representation. (2011). In The Oxford Handbook of the American Congress, edited by Eric Schickler and Frances E. Lee. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [With Stephen Ansolabehere]
Constituents’ responses to congressional roll-call voting. (2010). American Journal of Political Science 54(3): 583-597. [With Stephen Ansolabehere]
Partisanship, political awareness, and retrospective evaluations, 1956-2016. (2020). Political Behavior 32:1295–1317.
The foundations of U.S. public opinion about campaign finance in the post-Citizens United era. (2017). Election Law Journal 16(1): 183-195. [With Paul R. Brewer and Jennifer L. Lambe]
Revisiting stereotypes of non-white politicians’ ideological and partisan orientations. (2014). American Politics Research 42(2): 283-310.
Public perceptions regarding the authenticity of the 2012 presidential candidates. (2014). Presidential Studies Quarterly 44(4): 742-757. [With Paul Brewer, Lindsay Hoffman, Ruby Harrington, and Jennifer Lambe]
Does my comment count? Perceptions of political participation in an online environment. (2013). Computers in Human Behavior 29(6): 2248-2256. [With Lindsay H. Hoffman and Dannagal Goldthwaite Young]
Organizations and the democratic representation of interests: What does it mean when those organizations have no members? (2015). Perspectives on Politics 13(4): 1017–1029. [With Kay Schlozman, Hye Young You, Traci Burch, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady]
Louder chorus–same accent: The representation of interests in pressure politics, 1991-2011. (2014). Brookings Institution, Issues in Governance Studies Number 65. [With Kay Lehman Schlozman, Hye Young You, Traci Burch, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady]
How membership associations change the balance of representation in Washington (and how they don’t). (2013). In New Directions in Interest Groups, edited by Matt Grossmann. Routledge. [With Kay Lehman Schlozman]
Chapters in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy (2012). Princeton: Princeton University Press. [With Traci Burch, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady]
The effects of traditional news, partisan talk, and political satire programs on perceptions of presidential candidate viability and electability. (2016). Atlantic Journal of Communication 24(3): 172-184. [With Paul Brewer and Dannagal Goldthwaite Young]
Interactivity between candidates and citizens on a social networking site: Effects on perceptions and vote intentions. (2015). Journal of Experimental Political Science 3(1): 84-96. [With Paul Brewer, Michael Habegger, Ruby Harrington, Lindsay H. Hoffman, and Jennifer L. Lambe]
Campaign news genres, audience characteristics, and media perceptions: A field experiment. (2013). Electronic News 7(4): 189-203. [With Paul R. Brewer and Dannagal Goldthwaite Young]
Online emotional appeals and political participation: The effect of candidate affect on mass behavior. (2013). New Media & Society 15(7): 1132-1150. [With Lindsay H. Hoffman and Dannagal Goldthwaite Young]