My research sits at the intersection of behavioral science, social and political psychology, public opinion, and political communication. Current research focuses on the influence of identity and group processes (party-group, intergroup, and intragroup dynamics) on attitudes and behavior in contemporary American politics and society. Methodological interests in experimentation, causal inference, machine learning, applied statistics, and multi-method measurement strategies.
- Can the Government Deter Discrimination? Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in New York City
with Andrew Guess and Macartan Humphreys. Journal of Politics, 2019.
- The Comparative Effectiveness on Turnout of Positively versus Negatively Framed Descriptive Norms in Mobilization Campaigns
with Alan Gerber, Gregory Huber, and Catlan Reardon. American Politics Research, 2018.
- Do Subtle Linguistic Interventions Priming a Social Identity as a Voter Have Outsized Effects on Voter Turnout? Evidence from a New Replication Experiment
with Alan Gerber and Gregory Huber. Political Psychology, 2018.
- Nongovernmental Campaign Communication Providing Ballot Secrecy Assurances Increases Turnout: Results from Two Large-Scale Experiments
with Alan Gerber, Gregory Huber, and Andrew Gooch. Political Science Research and Methods, 2018.
- The Effect on Turnout of Campaign Mobilization Messages Addressing Ballot Secrecy Concerns: A Replication Experiment
with Alan Gerber, Gregory Huber, and Catlan Reardon. PLoS ONE, 2017.
- The Generalizability of Social Pressure Effects on Turnout Across High-Salience Electoral Contexts: Field Experimental Evidence from 1.96 Million Citizens in 17 States
with Alan Gerber, Gregory Huber, and Andrew Gooch. American Politics Research, 2017.
selected working papers & work in progress