Graduate Students

Travis Baker

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B.A., summa cum laude, University of Florida 2011; I expect to receive my Ph.D. in Political Science from UCLA in 2017.

Fields of Study

American Political Institutions, Separation of Powers, Gridlock & Polarization

Grants and Awards

Graduate Research Mentorship: 2012-2013 Graduate Summer Research Mentorship: 2012, 2013


Chris Tausanovitch, Tom Schwartz, Jeff Lewis, and Tim Groeling.


Baker, Travis J. Forthcoming. "Delayed Gratification: Party Competition for White House Control in the U.S. House of Representatives." Political Research Quarterly.

Baker, Travis J., and Thomas Schwartz. Forthcoming. "Interbranch Cooperation and the Shadow of the Future." Constitutional Political Economy.

Baker, Travis J., and David M. Hedge. 2013. Term Limits and Legislative-Executive Conflict in the American States. Legislative Studies Quarterly 38: 237-258.