My publications here are organized by research topic:
For a full chronological listing please see my vita; some information about my current working projects can be found here.
Political awareness and the identity-to-politics link in public opinion. (2023). Journal of Politics.
Affect toward transgender people, political awareness, and support for transgender rights. (2022). American Politics Research. [With Amy B. Becker].
Respectability politics and straight support for LGB rights. (2022). Political Research Quarterly.
Political distinctiveness and diversity among LGBT Americans. (2021). Public Opinion Quarterly 85(2):594-622.
Experience with discrimination, perceptions of difference, and the importance of gender conformity on support for transgender rights. (2021). Politics, Groups, and Identities 9(5):1051–1067. [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]