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I am an Associate Professor in the Political Science Department at Davidson College. I teach and conduct research about American government and politics, with particular interests in political representation, state and local politics, survey research, political parties, and political behavior.

My research has been published in outlets such as Journal of Politics, Political Behavior, Politics & Gender, British Journal of Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly, and Research & Politics.

Before coming to Davidson, I taught for several years at Sewanee. I earned my MA and PhD from the Department of Politics at Princeton University. I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Educational Studies from Vanderbilt University.

Please use these links to access my CV and learn more about my research and teaching.