Curriculum Vitae - Updated January 2021
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Do Running Mates Matter? The Influence of Vice Presidential Candidates in Presidential Elections
The VP Advantage: How Running Mates Influence Home State Voting in Presidential Elections
Book Chapter in an Edited Volume:
“#TeamGov: On the Political Experience, Campaign Messaging, and Electoral Performance of Johnson-Weld 2016.” In Studies of Communication in the 2016 Presidential Campaign, edited by Robert E. Denton, Jr.
Split Tickets? On the Strategic Allocation of Presidential Versus Vice Presidential Campaign Visits in 2016
Assessing Signature Work
Four Variations in Delivery and Design of Mock Trial for the Undergraduate Student
Bridge Over the River Qua: Using Simulations to Span the Divide Between Prelaw and Political Science Students
Assessing Outcomes of National Science Foundation Grants in the Social Sciences
Feminist Pedagogy and the Socratic Method: Partners in the Classroom or a Disaster Waiting to Happen?
The Politics of the Presidential Medal of Freedom: A Fifty-Year Analysis, 1963-2013
Shooting from the Hip: Concealed Cameras in the United States Supreme Court
Litigant Partisan Identification and Challenges to Campaign Finance Policies: An Examination of U.S. District Court Decisions, 1971-2007
Presidential Versus Vice Presidential Home State Advantage: A Comparative Analysis of Electoral Significance, Causes, and Processes, 1884-2008
Religious Identity and Political Participation in the Mennonite Church USA
The Vice Presidential Home State Advantage Reconsidered: Analyzing the Interactive Effect of Home State Population and Political Experience, 1884-2008
In the Eye of the Beholder? Motivated Reasoning in Disputed Elections
Evolution of Judicial Careers in the Federal Courts
Partisanship Suppressed: Judicial Decision-Making in Ralph Nader’s 2004 Ballot Access Litigation
Bush Fever: Amish and Old Order Mennonites in the 2004 Presidential Election