Publications & Papers Presented

Publications

  • Arnon, Daniel.  “Human Rights Violations and Violent Internal Conflict” in Social Sciences (January 28, 2019) (coauthored with David Cingranelli, Skip Mark, Mark Gibney, Peter Haschke and Reed Wood).

  • Arnon, Daniel.  “Do Coups Improve Human Rights in Countries Like Gabon” in Democracy in Africa (January 2019) (coauthored with Travis Curtice).
  • Arnon, Daniel.  “Deterring Threats and Settling Scores: How Coups Influence Respect for Physical Integrity Rights” in Conflict Management and Peace Science (Forthcoming) (coauthored with Travis Curtice).

  • Arnon, Daniel.  “What Bias? Changing Standards, Information Effects, and Human Rights Measurement” in Journal for Human Rights (Forthcoming) (coauthored with Peter Haschke). 

  • Barrett, Gray.  “Guns vs. Butter: Insurgent Service Provision in the Lake Chad Basin” in Political Violence at a Glance (August 1, 2018) (coauthored with Patrick Pierson). 

  • Barrett, Gray.  “Horizontal Inequality and Armed Conflict: A Comprehensive Literature Review” in Canadian Journal of Development Studies (2018) (coauthored with Solveig Hillesund, Karim Bahgat, Kendra Dupuy, Scott Gates, Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Siri Aas Rustad, Håvard Strand, Henrik Urdal and Gudrun Østby). 

  • Cheruvu, Sivaram.  “How Do Institutional Constraints Affect Judicial Decision-Making? The European Court of Justice's French Language Mandate'' in European Union Politics (Forthcoming). 

  • Cohen, Elisha.  “Do Officer-Involved Shootings Reduce Citizen Contact with Government?" in Journal of Politics (Forthcoming) (coauthored with Anna Gunderson, Kaylyn Jackson, Paul Zachary, Tom S. Clark, Adam Glynn, and Michael Leo Owens). 

  • Curtice, Travis.  “Ugandan Police are Attacking Protesters. Here’s How That Backfires” in The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post (January 2019) (coauthored with Brandon Berlendorf). 

  • Curtice, Travis.  “Do Coups Improve Human Rights in Countries Like Gabon” in Democracy in Africa (January 2019) (coauthored with Daniel Arnon). 

  • Curtice, Travis.  “Deterring Threats and Settling Scores: How Coups Influence Respect for Physical Integrity Rights” in Conflict Management and Peace Science (Forthcoming) (coauthored with Daniel Arnon). 

  • Fjelstul, Joshua.  “The Evolution of European Union Law: A New Dataset on the Acquis Communautaire” in European Union Politics (Forthcoming).

  • Gunderson, Anna.  “Do Officer-Involved Shootings Reduce Citizen Contact with Government?" in Journal of Politics (Forthcoming) (coauthored with Elisha Cohen, Kaylyn Jackson, Paul Zachary, Tom S. Clark, Adam Glynn, and Michael Leo Owens). 

  • Gunderson, Anna.  “Partisan Politics, Social Control, and Corrections Spending: The Counterbalancing Effect of Black Political Incorporation” under R&R at Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics

  • Harmon, Rachel.  “Legislating at the Intersections: Race, Gender, and Representation” in Political Research Quarterly (Forthcoming) (coauthored with Beth Reingold and Kirsten Widner). 

  • Huber, Laura.  “The Internationalization of Security Sector Gender Reform in Post-Conflict Countries” in Conflict Management and Peace Science (May 2018) (coauthored with Sabrina Karim). 

  • Huber, Laura.  The Contradictions and Ongoing Challenges of Gender Practices in International Security Organizations” chapter in Routledge Handbook on Gender and Security (published August 2018) (coauthored with Natalie Hudson).  

  • Huber, Laura.  "When Civilians are Attacked: State Gender Equality and Terrorist Targeting" in Journal of Conflict Resolution (Forthcoming).

  • Huber, Laura.  “Deepening the Conversation: Feminism, International Policing and the WPS Agenda” in International Peacekeeping (Forthcoming) (coauthored with Natalie Hudson).

  • Jackson, Kaylyn.  “Do Officer-Involved Shootings Reduce Citizen Contact with Government?" in Journal of Politics (Forthcoming) (coauthored with Elisha Cohen, Anna Gunderson, Paul Zachary, Tom S. Clark, Adam Glynn, and Michael Leo Owens).

  • McCrain, Joshua.  “Revolving Door Lobbyists and the Value of Congressional Staff Connections” in The Jornal of Politics 80, no. 4 (October 2018): 1369-1383.

  • McCrain, Joshua.  “Bounding Partisan Approval Rates under Endogenous Partisanship: Why High Presidential Partisan Approval May Not Be What It Seems” in The Journal of Politics 81. no. 1 (January 2019): 321-326. (coauthored with Pablo Montagnes and Zac Peskowitz).

  • McCrain, Joshua.  “Local News and National Politics” in American Political Science Review (Forthcoming) (coauthored with Gregory Martin).

  • Nash, Jonathan.  “Aligning Incentives and Cost Allocation in Discovery” in Vanderbilt Law Review (December 2018) (coauthored with Joanna Shepherd). 

  • Nash, Jonathan.  “National Personal Jurisdiction” in Emory Law Journal (January 2019). 

  • Nash, Jonathan.  “State Standing for Nationwide Injunctions Against the Federal Government” in Notre Dame Law Review (Forthcoming 2019). 

  • Pierson, Patrick.  “Guns vs. Butter: Insurgent Service Provision in the Lake Chad Basin” in Political Violence at a Glance (August 1, 2018) (coauthored with Gray Barrett). 

  • Widner, Kirsten.  “Legislating at the Intersections: Race, Gender, and Representation” in Political Research Quarterly (Forthcoming) (coauthored with Reingold and Rachel Harmon).

Presentations

  • Arnon, Daniel.  “Radicalizing Alone – The Instrumental Logic of Lone Wolf Attacks,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Peace Science Society, Austin, TX, November 2018; and at the Eurasian Peace Science Conference, Jerusalem, Israel, January 2019.
  • Arnon, Daniel.  “TIP for Tat: An Empirical Evaluation of the Strategic Changes in the Trafficking in Persons Reports' Standards,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada, March 2019 (coauthored with Baekkwan Park and Rachel Harmon).

  • Barrett, Gray.  “Trading Disgraces: Does Trade Linkage Improve Human Rights?,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Midwest, St. Louis, MO, November 2018 ; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with David Davis and Eric Reinhardt). 

  • Cheruvu, Sivaram.  “Can International Institutions Help States Desiring Compliance? Encouraging Evidence from the European Union's Pilot Program,'' paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with Joshua Fjelstul). 

  • Cheruvu, Sivaram. “How do Political Constraints Affect Litigation? The European Commission's Strategic Case Referral to the Court of Justice,'' paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019.

  • Cheruvu, Sivaram.  “Do Domestic and International Courts Face Similar Constraints? Analyzing Preliminary References to the European Court of Justice,'' paper presented at the Graduate Student Workshop on the European Union, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, April 2019 (coauthored with Jay N. Krehbiel).

  • Curtice, Travis.  “Securing the Ballot or the Voter: The Politics of Policing Election Violence in Kenya,” paper presented at the Folke Bernadotte Academy Research Workshop and Research-Policy Dialogue on Elections in Emerging  Democracies, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2018.

  • Curtice, Travis.  “Police and Coethnic Bias in Autocracies: Evidence from Two Experiments in Uganda,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Midwest, St. Louis, MO, November 2018; at the Harvard Experimental Political Science Graduate Conference, Cambridge, MA, March 2019; and at the Georgia Human Rights Network Conference, Athens, GA, April 2019.

  • Curtice, Travis.  “Street-Level Repression: Protest, Policing, and the Generation of Dissent in Uganda,” paper presented at The Politics of Policing Virtual Conference 2019 (part of the Conflict Consortium’s Virtual Workshop Series), January 2019 (coauthored with Brandon Berhlendorf). 

  • Cuttner, Allison.  “Who to Target? Strategic Elite Elimination in the Contest for Power,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019.

  • Edwards, Pearce.  “Civilian Complicity with Dictatorships: Repression and Regime Support in Pinochet’s Chile,” paper presented at the Southeast Latin American Behavior Consortium, Vanderbilt University, September 2018.

  • Edwards, Pearce.  “People Power? Nonviolent Coordination in the Shadow of Violence,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Peace Science Society, Austin, TX, November 2018.

  • Edwards, Pearce.  “Violence on Many Sides: Framing Effects on Protest and Support for Repression,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Midwest, St. Louis, MO, November 2018; at the Georgia Human Rights Network Conference, Athens, GA, April 2019; and as an invited talk, University of Memphis, April 2019. 

  • Fjelstul, Joshua.  “The Political Economy of Noncompliance in Common Markets,” paper presented at the Emory-Duke-Rochester Graduate Research Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, June 2018.

  • Fjelstul, Joshua.  “The Perils of Using Roll-Call Vote Data,” paper presented at the Political Institutions and Methodology Workshop, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, July 2018 (coauthored with Cliff Carrubba).

  • Fjelstul, Joshua.  “Trade Barriers and Noncompliance in Single Markets,” invited talk at the University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, October 2018.

  • Fjelstul, Joshua.  “The Evaluation of European Union Law: A New Dataset on the Acquis Communautaire,” paper presented at The CJEU Database Project Workshop, Gothenburg, Sweden, March 2019. 

  • Fjelstul, Joshua.  “Policy Implementation, Noncompliance, and the Judicial Impact of Constitutional Courts,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019. 

  • Fjelstul, Joshua.  “The Effectiveness of Pre-Trial Bargaining in Litigation over Policy Implementation,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with Sivaram Cheruvu). 

  • Grasse, Donald.  “Commodity Prices, Contestable Territory, and Social Conflict: Evidence from Indonesia,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019.

  • Grasse, Donald.  “The Persistent Effects of Mob Violence: Evidence from the American South,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with Marcel Roman).

  • Gunderson, Anna.  “Why Do States Privatize their Prisons? The Unintended Consequences of Inmate Litigation,” paper presented at the State Politics and Policy Conference, Penn State University, State College, PA, June 2018; the Annual Meeting of the Society of Political Methodology, Provo, UT, July 2018; the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the Public Choice Society, Louisville, KY, March 2019.

  • Gunderson, Anna.  “Does Police Militarization Decrease Crime? Counterevidence from the Federal 1033 Program and Local Police Jurisdictions in the United States,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 2018; and at the New York University School of Law's Policing Project: The Benefits and Costs of Policing, New York, NY, September 2018 (coauthored with Tom Clark, Michael Leo Owens, Adam Glynn, Kaylyn Jackson, and Elisha Cohen).

  • Gunderson, Anna.  “Partisan Politics, Social Control, and Corrections Spending: The Counterbalancing Effect of Black Political Incorporation” paper presented at Justice and Injustice: Political Science Perspectives on Crime and Punishment, Penn State University, State College, PA, March 2019.

  • Gunderson, Anna.  “Who Punishes More? Partisanship, Punitive Policies, and the Puzzle of Democratic Governors,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019.

  • Harmon, Rachel.  “Explaining the Type and Intensity of Human Trafficking in Civil Wars,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Peace Science Society, Austin, TX, November 2018. 

  • Harmon, Rachel.  “TIP for Tat: An Empirical Evaluation of the Strategic Changes in the Trafficking in Persons Reports' Standards,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada, March 2019 (coauthored with Baekkwan Park and Daniel Arnon).

  • Heller, Abigail.  “Shoring up Power: Strengthening Regime Parties via Electoral Reform,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 2018 (coauthored with Jennifer Gandhi and Ora John Reuter).

  • Heller, Abigail.  “Public Opinion About Redistricting: How Americans Balance Competing Preferences,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 2018.

  • Heller, Abigail.  “The Battle over Gerrymandered Districts: How Americans Balance Fairness and Partisanship,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019.

  • Heller, Abigail.  “Public Support for Electoral Reform: The Role of Electoral System Experience,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019.

  • Huber, Laura.  “From Policy to Progress: Conflict and International Actors in Gender Reform,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 2018.

  • Huber, Laura.  “Sisters in Security: Female Peacekeepers and Women’s Representation in Domestic Security Sectors,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 2018 (coauthored with Sabrina Karim).

  • Huber, Laura.  “Gendered Security Sector Reform and the Prevention of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 2018.

  • Huber, Laura.  “One Step Forward, One Step Back: The Micro-level Impact of Conflict on Men’s and Women’s Attitudes Towards Gender Equality in Uganda,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada, March 2019; at the Georgia Human Rights Network Conference, Athens, GA, April 2019; and at the Empirical Study of Gender Research Workshop, New Haven, CT, April 2019.

  • Huber, Laura.  “Peacekeeping as Coup-Proofing? Evidence from United Nations Peacekeeping Contributions,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with Danielle Villa).

  • Macdonald, Mary.  “Changing Audiences, Changing Messages? Redistricting & Social Media in Congressional Campaigns,” paper presented at the Annual Conference on Institutions and Lawmaking, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, March 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019.

  • McCrain, Joshua.  “Legislative Staff and Policy Making,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 2018.

  • McCrain, Joshua.  “Revolving Door Bureaucrats,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 2018; the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with Alex Bolton). 

  • McCrain, Joshua.  “The Gender Gap in Congressional Offices,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with Maxwell Palmer).

  • Morris, Marcella:  “Voting for Rights?: Ethnic Heterogeneity, Elections, and Respect for Human Rights,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Midwest, St. Louis, MO, November 2018; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with David R. Davis).

  • Nash, Jonathan.  “The Problem of Regulatory Prediction,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Environmental Law & Economics, Chicago, IL, June 2018; at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Law & Economics Association, Ontario, Canada, September 2018; at the Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators, Phoenix, AZ, May 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the American Law & Economics Association, New York, NY, May 2019 (coauthored with Jonathan Masur).

  • Nash, Jonathan.  “The Collegiality of Dissent,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics, Quebec, Canada, June 2018; at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Law & Economics Association, Toronto, Canada, September 2018; and the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Law & Economics Association, Tuscaloosa, AL, September 2018.

  • Nash, Jonathan.  “Can and Should Courts Create Courts? Problems of Judicial Institutional Self-Design,” paper presented at the Emory-UGA Law Workshop, Athens, GA, August 2018; at the Florida State University College of Law Faculty Colloquium, Tallahassee, FL, September 2018; at the University of Alabama School of Law Faculty Colloquium, Tuscaloosa, AL, October 2018; and at the Annual Civil Procedure Workshop, Palo Alto, CA, November 2018.

  • Nash, Jonathan.  “Prediction Markets for Climate Adaptation,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Environmental Law & Economics, Santiago, Chile, March 2019 (coauthored with Shi-Ling Hsu).

  • Nash, Jonathan.  “Filibuster Change and Judicial Appointments,” paper presented at the Northwestern University Conference on Textual Analysis and the Law, Chicago, IL, April 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with Joanna Shepherd).

  • Park, Yeon Kyung Grace.  “Domestic Model of Audience Costs: When Can They Tie Hands?,” paper presented at the Emory-Duke-Rochester Graduate Research Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, June 2018.

  • Park, Yeon Kyung Grace.  “Domestic Politics and International Bargaining : Non-parametric Combination Analysis of a Survey Experiment,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019.

  • Park, Yeon Kyung Grace.  “Domestic Politics and International Bargaining,” paper presented at the Conflict Analysis and Resolution/Political Science Seminar, Faculty of Arts and Science, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey, February 2019; and as an invited talk at the Department of International Relations, Özyeğin University, Istanbul, Turkey, February 2019.

  • Szewczyk, James.  “Voting Restrictions and Representation in Congress,” paper presented at the Emory-Duke-Rochester Graduate Research Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, June 2018.

  • Szewczyk, James.  “How Electoral Institutions Affect Political Accountability: Evidence from All-Mail Elections,” paper presented at the State Politics and Policy Conference, Penn State University, State College, PA, June 2018.

  • Szewczyk, James.  “Does Vote-by-Mail Cause Voters to Gather More Information About Politics?,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019; and at the State Politics and Policy Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, May 2019.

  • Villa, Danielle.  “Introducing the United Nations Temporary Operating Base (UNTOB) Dataset,” paper presented at the Georgia Human Rights Network Conference, Atlanta, GA, October, 2018. 

  • Villa, Danielle.  “Peacekeeping As Coup-Proofing? Evidence From United Nations Peacekeeping Operations,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with Laura Huber).

  • Widner, Kirsten.  “Advocacy for the Powerless: How Interest Groups Approach the Representation of Non-Voters,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 2018.

  • Widner, Kirsten.  “Structural Inequality Among Nonprofits: How Choice of Constituency Constrains Organizational Options,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019.

  • Widner, Kirsten.  “Inequality by Tax Code Design: How Constituency Type Shapes Advocacy Organizations,” poster presented at the Conference on Institutions and Lawmaking, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, March 2019.

  • Wiener, Elizabeth.  “Getting a High-Heel in the Door: An Experiment Examining State Legislator Responsiveness to Women’s Issue Lobbying,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association State Politics and Policy Dissertation Workshop, Boston, MA, August 2018; at the Harvard Experimental Political Graduate Student Conference, Cambridge, MA, March 2019; and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019.

  • Wiener, Elizabeth.  “Sex, Money, and Subnational Politics: Do Women's Groups Contribute Differently to Male and Female Candidates,’’ poster presented at the State Politics and Policy Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, May 2019.

  • Xu, Jian.  "The Impact of FCPA Prosecution on Corruption and Investment,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, January 2019.

  • Xu, Jian.  “MNC Lawsuit Outcomes in Authoritarian Courts,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2019 (coauthored with Frederick Chen).