University of Pennnsylvania
Joint Ph.D., Political Science & Communication, 2013-2019 (expected)
Dissertation: Entertaining Beliefs in Economic Mobility
M.A., Statistics, The Wharton School, 2017.
B.A., Government (Foreign Language Certificate in French), 2011.
“Identifying the Effect of Political Rumor Diffusion Using Variations in Survey Timing” (with Jin Woo Kim) Conditionally Accepted, Quarterly Journal of Political Science
“Does Newspaper Coverage Influence or Reflect Public Perceptions of the Economy?” 2017. Research & Politics 5(1):78–93. (with Daniel J. Hopkins and Soo Jong Kim)
“The Role of In-Group Favoritism in Trade Preferences.” 2017. International Organization 71(4): 827-850. (with Diana C. Mutz) — Featured in Washington Post and Harvard Business Review
“Political Advertising and Media.” Forthcoming. The Oxford Handbook of Political and Policy History. (with Kathleen H. Jamieson)
“Media Effects on Retrospective Economic Perceptions: Partisan Media and Its Implications for Economic Voting.” 2017. The SAGE Handbook of Electoral Behaviour, eds. Kai Arzheimer, Jocelyn Evans, Michael S. Lewis-Beck. London: Sage Publications Ltd. p.733-758. (with Diana C. Mutz)
“History and Criticism of Presidential Campaign Advertising.” 2016 The Praeger Handbook of Political Campaigning in the United States. ed. William L. Benoit. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger. p.19-30. (with Kathleen H. Jamieson)
“Temporal Selective Exposure: How Partisans Choose When to Follow Politics” (with Jin Woo Kim) Under Review
“The Implications of Partisan Media for Economic Perceptions” (with Diana C. Mutz)
“Proven Failure: Identifying the Downstream Effect of First Time Presidential Voting on Trust in Government” (with Jin Woo Kim)
“Race, Trade, and Public Opinion” (with Diana C. Mutz and Edward Mansfield) — Featured in Chicago Council on Global Affairs
“Why Concerns About Economic Inequality Do Not Translate into Support for Redistributive Policies?” (with Rasmus T. Petersen and Diana C. Mutz)
American Political Science Association Annual Meeting: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
International Communication Association Annual Meeting: 2018
American Association of Public Opinion Research Annual Meeting: 2017
Annual Meeting of the Society of Political Methodology: 2017 (poster)
Visions in Methodology Annual Meeting: 2018 (selected attendee)
Awards and Grants
GAPSA-Provost Fellowship Award for Interdisciplinary Innovation ($6,000)
Travel Grant, Visions in Methodology Conference ($500)
Political Communication Top Paper Award, International Communication Association
Scholars Program in Culture and Communication Grant ($500)
American Political Science Association Political Communication Travel Award ($500)
Travel Grant, Society for Political Methodology ($500)
Excellence in Academic & Intellectual Life Award, College Houses & Academic Services
Christopher Browne Center for International Politics Research Grant ($1,000)
School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Travel Subvention ($500)
American Association of Public Opinion Research Student Travel Award ($700)
Top Student Paper Award, DC Chapter of the American Association of Public Opinion Research ($1,000)
Top Student Paper Award, PA/NJ Chapter of the American Association of Public Opinion Research ($300)
PSCI 130 Introduction to American Politics. (Prof. Matt Levendusky) 2016.
PSCI 130 Introduction to American Politics. (Prof. Marc Meredith) 2015.
Referee for American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, American Politics Research, International Journal of Communication.
Discussant: MPSA 2016, 2017 (Class and Inequality Section)
Graduate Associate in Residence, Rodin College House. 2016 - present.
Graduate Associate in Residence, Hill College House. 2014 - 2016.
Graduate Mentor, Penn College Achievement Program (PENNCAP). 2014.
Diana C. Mutz (Co-Chair) & Daniel J. Hopkins (Co-Chair)
Matthew Levendusky (Political Science); Marc Meredith (Political Science)
Michael X. Delli Carpini (Annenberg); Yphtach Lelkes (Annenberg)