My research agenda centers around how the public processes political information. My dissertation focuses specifically on political deception, attempting to settle a long-standing disagreement in the political science literature as to whether or not the public reacts to being lied to by their leaders.
- The Smokescreen Effect: Expectancy Violations and Public Reaction to Accusations of Political Deception. The Journal Of Politics.
Papers in Preparation:
- A Dime’s Worth: Establishment Allegiance As An Alternative to Partisanship
- Ideological Effects on Network Structure
- An Efficiency Analysis of Interest Group Access Points