Working Papers

These are current working papers only, and more recent versions may be available upon request. See my CV for a full list of publications. Links to most of my published work can be found here and at my Google Scholar profile.

Biased Learning in Elections (with Andrew Little and Andrew Mack, August 2022, Paper)
Motivated reasoning leads to platform divergence when parties try to learn what is popular from election results.

The Political Construction of Indigeneity: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia (with Risa J. Toha, June 2022, Paper)
Indigeneity is a political construct, and a close analysis of ethnic Chinese politics in Singkawang, Indonesia demonstrates how.

Does Proximity to Nazi Concentration Camps Make Germans Intolerant? Modeling Spatial Heterogeneity and Historical Persistence (with Sara Wallace Goodman and Conrad Ziller, March 2020, Paper)
Accounting for regional heterogeneity is essential when studying the historical roots of contemporary politics.

Voting in Authoritarian Elections (with Turkuler Isiksel, September 2019, Paper)
Should citizens vote in authoritarian elections? It depends.
Prepared for the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (Washington, DC).