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Political Representation

Predispositions and the Political Behavior of American Economic Elites: Evidence from Technology Entrepreneurs (with Gregory Ferenstein and Neil Malhotra) American Journal of Political Science 63 no. 1 (2019). Replication data
Bias In Perceptions of Public Opinion Among American Political Elites (with Christopher Skovron) American Political Science Review 112 no. 3 (2018). Replication data
The Delegate Paradox: Why Polarized Politicians Can Represent Citizens Best (with Douglas J. Ahler) Journal of Politics 80 no. 4 (2018). Replication data

Winner of the Joseph L. Bernd award for the best paper published in the Journal of Politics in 2018.

The Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication (with Daniel Butler) American Journal of Political Science 61 no. 1. (2017). Replication data

Winner of the Best Paper Award from the APSA Experimental Research section.

Approaches to Studying Policy Representation Legislative Studies Quarterly 41 no. 1. (2016). Replication data
Campaign Contributions Facilitate Access to Congressional Officials: A Randomized Field Experiment (with Joshua Kalla) American Journal of Political Science 60 no. 3. (2016). Replication data
Preaching To The Choir: Americans Avoid Communicating To Outpartisan Elected Officials (with Timothy J. Ryan) American Journal of Political Science 60 no. 4. (2016). Replication data
Black Politicians Are More Intrinsically Motivated To Advance Blacks' Interests: A Field Experiment Manipulating Political Incentives American Journal of Political Science 57 no. 3. (2013). Replication data

Winner of the Lawrence Longley Award for the best article on representation and electoral systems published in 2013 from the APSA Representation and Electoral Systems section.

The "Problem of Preferences": Medicare and Business Support for the Welfare State Studies in American Political Development 26 no. 2. (2012).
Mobilizing Candidates Journal of Experimental Political Science 1 no. 2. (2014). Replication data
Do Politicians Racially Discriminate Against Constituents? A Field Experiment on State Legislators (with Daniel M. Butler) American Journal of Political Science 55 no. 3. (2011). Replication data

Honored in Science


A field experiment on changing abortion attitudes (with Adam S. Levine and Josh Kalla)
Reducing exclusionary attitudes through interpersonal conversation: evidence from three field experiments (with Joshua Kalla)
Heuristic Projection (with Aaron Kaufman and Gabriel Lenz)
Why Local Party Leaders Don't Support Nominating Centrists (with Nicholas Carnes, Melody Crowder-Meyer, and Christopher Skovron) British Journal of Political Science
Durably reducing transphobia: A field experiment on door-to-door canvassing (with Joshua Kalla) Science 352 no. 6282. (2016). Replication data


Ascertaining Business's Interests and Political Preferences Studies in American Political Development 33 no. 1.
Irregularities in LaCour (2014) (with Joshua Kalla and Peter Aronow) Replication data
Facebook: A New Frontier for Field Experiments (with Timothy Ryan) The Experimental Political Scientist

In Preparation

Policy Voting in Surveys (with Alejandara Gimenez)
Do Interest Group Endorsements Help Voters Hold Representatives Accountable? (with Aaron Kaufman and Gabriel Lenz)