. Should We Talk About the Weather? How Party Competition and Coalition Participation Influence Parties' Attention to Economic Issues. Party Politics. Forthcoming, 2018.

. Help is Close at Hand? Proximity and the Effectiveness of Peacekeepers. Research & Politics. Forthcoming, 2018.


. Democracy in Reverse: The 2016 General Election in Zambia. Africa Spectrum, 2016.

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“Rethinking Democratic Diffusion: The Importance of Regime Type Over Geography” (with Sheena Greitens).

“Political Dominance and Sub-National Election Violence in Africa” (with Michael Wahman).

“Does Peacekeeping Lead to Peaceful Elections? UN Peacekeeping and Election Violence” (with Bryce Reeder).

“Playing to Win: How Expected Effectiveness Influences United Nations Members’ Peacekeeper Contributions” (with Michael Hendricks).

“Explaining Local-Level Effectiveness: A Non-Stationary Analysis of the UN Peacekeeping Operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo” (with Michael Hendricks and Bryce Reeder).

“The Benefits of a Long Distance Relationship: Why States Choose Far-Flung Alliance Partners.”


Lab Instructor
IPSA-USP: Basics of Spatial Interdependence in Theory and Practice, Spring 2018.
     Teaching evaluation.
PS3000 - Introduction to Political Research, Fall 2017.
PS2700 - Comparative Political Systems, Fall 2016.

Teaching Assistant
PS4700 - America’s Wars in Asia, Spring 2017.
PS4770 - Comparative Political Behavior, Spring 2016.
PS1100 - American Government, Fall 2015.