Research

Working Papers

Policymaking and Appointments under Electoral and Judicial Constraints,” with Gleason Judd and Bradley C. Smith.

Policymaking in Times of Crisis,” with Federica Izzo.

Strategic Avoidance and Rulemaking Procedures,” with Robert J. Carroll and Lawrence S. Rothenberg.

Published Papers

Overreacting and Posturing: How Accountability and Ideology Shape Executive Policies.” Forthcoming at Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 

Lobbying and Policy Extremism in Repeated Elections,” with John Duggan and Gleason Judd. 2021. Journal of Economic Theory, 193: 105223.

Stall Wars: When Do States Fight to Hold onto the Status Quo?,” with Gleason Judd and William Spaniel. 2020. International Studies Quarterly, 64(3): 523-529.

Policymaking with Multiple Agencies.” 2020. American Journal of Political Science, 64(3): 634-648.

The Amicus Game,” with Lawrence S. Rothenberg and Bradley C. Smith. 2020. Journal of Politics, 82(3): 1113-1126.

Slow to Learn: Bargaining, Uncertainty, and the Calculus of Conquest,” with William Spaniel. 2018. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 62(4): 774-796. Here is the latest version prior to publication.

Policy Bargaining and Militarized Conflict,” with William Spaniel. 2017. Journal of Theoretical Politics, 29(4): 647-678. Here is the latest version prior to publication.