My Research Agenda

My research program reflects an interest in both political institutions and behavior, with a special focus on how and why marginalized groups affect and are affected by government. My ongoing research mostly focuses on questions of political and economic equality. These topical interests have sparked projects in legislative, interest group, and electoral politics. My dissertation book project combines these interests into a study of rural individuals' attitudes and experiences in the realm of health policy.  My work has appeared in the American Political Science Review and Political Science Research & Methods. 

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