My main field of research is American politics with a secondary concentration in quantitative methodology. I am broadly interested in American political institutions – especially the U.S. Congress and interest groups. My current research agenda is pointed toward better understanding religious representation from an institutional perspective. I am also collaborating with Jim Gimpel and Patrick Wohlfarth on a paper examining the emergence of redistricting litigation. If you would like to know more about my current research, please feel free to contact me. A few of my working projects are:

I currently have one publication that was adapted from my undergraduate thesis:

I have also worked as a research assistant for the following faculty: