Research Areas

Perceptions of Local Demographics 

Assessing Contextual Measurement Strategies (with Grace Wong), Journal of Politics 

Are Citizens Receiving the Treatment? Assessing a Key Link in Contextual Theories of Public Opinion and Political Behavior (with Benjamin Newman, Todd Hartmann, and Alexa Bankert), Political Psychology 

Group Size vs. Change? Assessing Americans’ Perception of Local Immigration (with Benjamin Newman), Political Research Quarterly 

The Political Psychology of Contextual Effects

Nothing to Fear? Anxiety, Numeracy, and Demographic Perceptions (with students in my 2017 Political Science by the Numbers class at Wesleyan), Research & Politics 

Racial Diversity and the Dynamics of Authoritarianism (with Howard Lavine), Journal of Politics

Ethnic Change, Personality, and Polarization over Immigration in the American Public (with Christopher Johnston and Benjamin Newman), Public Opinion Quarterly

Demographic Change, Diversity, and Immigration

Tuning In, Not Turning Out: Evaluating the Impact of Ethnic Television on Political Participation (with Benjamin Newman), American Journal of Political Science

Residential Mobility Constraints and Immigration RestrictionismPolitical Behavior

Diversification of a Different Kind: Gentrification and Its Impact on Social Capital and Political Engagement in Black Communities (with Benjamin Newman and Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz), The Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics 

Political Behavior​ 

Sandy the Rainmaker: The Electoral Impact of a Superstorm (with David Martin), PS: Political Science & Politics 

 

Independent Leaners: Ideals, Myths, and Reality (with Helmut Norpoth), The Forum