MA Political Science, University of Washington (2015); BA Political Science, Skidmore College (2011)
American Politics, Racial and Ethnic Politics, Political Psychology, Quantitative Methodology
I study the effects of demographic change on American politics. Specifically, I explore both how demographic change influences the behaviors and attitudes of different racial groups in the United States and how political elites use racial cues to prime racial attitudes in voters.
“Protecting the Right to Discriminate: The Second Great Migration and Racial Threat in the American West” American Political Science Review (with Ben Newman) “Vote Switching in the 2016 Election: Racial and Immigration Attitudes, Not Economics, Explains Shifts in White Voting” Public Opinion Quarterly (with Loren Collingwood and Ali Valenzuela)”Roots of the Radical Right: Nostalgic Deprivation in the United States and Britain” Comparative Political Studies (with Justin Gest and Jeremy Mayer)”Demographic Change, Latino Countermobilization, and the Politics of Immigration in U.S. Senate Campaigns” Political Research Quarterly”Survey Methodology and the Latina/o Vote: Why a Bilingual, Bicultural, Latino-centered Approach Matters” Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies (with Matt Barreto and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta)”Immigrant Political Ambition: New Americans and the Quest for Political Office” Social Sciences Quarterly (with Paru Shah) “The Negative Effects of Mass Media Stereotypes of Latinos and Immigrants” In Media and Minorities: Questions on Representation from an International Perspective. Eds. Georg Ruhrmann, Yasemin Shooman, and Peter Widmann. Jewish Museum of Berlin Press. (with Sylvia Manzano).”El peso del voto Latino en 2016″ Foreign Affairs Latinoamerica Volumen 17, Numero 1. (with Sergio I. Garcia-Rios, Angela X. Ocampo, and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta)