Forthcoming. Governing with Words: The Political Dialogue on Race, Public Policy, and Inequality in America. Cambridge University Press.

--Findings referenced in the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, The Huffington Post, Slate, Washington Monthly, and The Atlantic


2013. The Political Power of Protest: Minority Activism and Shifts in Public Policy. Cambridge University Press. [buy]

**Winner of the 2014 Best Book Award from the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

--Discussed in The Washington Post
--Reviewed by Law and Politics Review, Choice, and Journal of American History
--Subject of Author Meets Critics (Midwest Political Science Association Conference 2015 and National Conference of Black Political Scientists 2014)


Journals and Book Chapters:

2012. “The Influence of Protest Activity on Congressional Behavior: The Scope of Minority Protests in the District.” Journal of Politics.

2010. “Expanding the Possibilities: A Toolbox Theory of Political Participation” with Fredrick Harris. Oxford Handbook of American Elections and Behavior. ed. Jan Leighley. Oxford University Press. 144-161

2009. “Exploring the Micro-Dynamics of Political Participation: Unpacking Trends in Black and White Activism Over Time” with Valeria Sinclair-Chapman and Robert Walker. Electoral Studies. 28 (4) 550:561


Articles Under Review:

“Representation Congruence and Political Accountability: The Link between Racial Remarks and Policy Decisions”. [pdf]

“Education, Party Polarization and the Origins of the Partisan Gender Gap” with Jonathan Ladd and Marc Meredith. [pdf]

“Protest Impact on Electoral Outcomes” with Sarah Soule. [pdf]

"President's Race Conscious Dialogue on Health and the Impact on the Minority Community”. [pdf]


Working Papers:

“Income Inequality and Government’s Attention to Racial and Ethnic Minority Policies'”

“The Paradox of Descriptive Representation in the Executive Office: Racial Rhetoric and Presidential Approval”

“The Push and Pull of African Americans Support for the Democratic Party" with Jonathan Ladd and Marc Meredith



























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