About

I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. I study mass preferences for globalization, international trade agreements, foreign aid, and international organizations.

Curriculum Vitae

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Peer-Reviewed Publications

The Gender Citation Gap in International Relations.” 2013. International Organization, 67(4): 889-922. With Daniel Maliniak and Barbra F. Walter. (Media coverage: The Economist, Inside Higher Ed, Chronicle of Higher Education, and The Monkey Cage.)

More Dollars than Sense: Refining Our Knowledge of Development Finance Using AidData.” 2011. World Development, 39:1891–1906. With Michael J. Tierney, Daniel L. Nielson, Darren G. Hawkins, J. Timmons Roberts, Michael G. Findley, Bradley Parks, Sven E. Wilson, and Rob Hicks.

Working Papers

“The Unipolar Fallacy: Common Agency, American Interests, and the International Financial Institutions.” With Mark Copelovitch, Daniel Nielson, and Michael J. Tierney.

“Veto Players and Conditional Commitment to U.N. Human Rights Agreements.” With Patrick Kearney.

“Leadership Tenure and Trade Commitments: The Domestic Political Benefits of WTO Membership.” With Inken von Borzyskowski, Patrick Kearney, David Ohls.

Other Publications

Snap Poll: Is a Soccer Scandal More Scandalous If It Involves Putin?.” June 22, 2015. Foreign Policy. With Daniel Maliniak, Susan Peterson, and Michael J. Tierney.

Snap Poll: Is the Iran Deal Good for Your Country’s National Security?.” March 18, 2015. Foreign Policy. With Daniel Maliniak, Susan Peterson, and Michael J. Tierney.

The Best International Relations Schools in the World.” February 3, 2015. Foreign Policy. With Daniel Maliniak, Susan Peterson, and Michael J. Tierney.

Snap Poll: How Likely Is War With Russia in the Next 10 Years?” January 28, 2015. Foreign Policy. With Daniel Maliniak, Susan Peterson, and Michael J. Tierney.

Is the Public Really Learning to Love Globalization?” June 11, 2014. Guest post on The Monkey Cage. With Daniel Maliniak.

Snap Poll: Does Obama Need to Put Troops in Ukraine to Prove America Is Tough?” June 2, 2014. Foreign Policy. With Daniel Maliniak, Susan Peterson, and Michael J. Tierney

Snap Poll: The View from the Ivory Tower.” March 7, 2014. Foreign Policy. With Daniel Maliniak, Susan Peterson, and Michael J. Tierney

Closing the Gender Citation Gap: Introducing RADS.” October 1, 2013. Guest post on The Monkey Cage. With Daniel Maliniak.

Are There Neoconservative Wolves in the Realist Flock?” January 25, 2012. Guest post on Daniel Drezner's blog at Foreign Policy. With Daniel Maliniak and Michael J. Tierney.

Does Political Science Research Inform Policy Opinions of Scholars?” January 18, 2012. Guest post on The Monkey Cage. With Michael J. Tierney.

Utilities

Stata Package for Sublime Text 3. A package that allows you to edit and execute Stata code in Sublime Text 3. This package is a port of the Stata Textmate Bundle.

egen scorr(). A small Stata command that extends the egen command to calculate Spearman's rank correlation coefficient.