Conspiracy Theories, Misinformation, and Extremism

  1. “American Politics in Two Dimensions: Partisan and Ideological Identities versus Anti-Establishment Orientations.” Conditionally Accepted. With Joseph E. Uscinski, Michelle Seelig, Casey Klofstad, John Funchion, Caleb Everett, Stephan Wuchty, Kamal Premaratne, and Manohar Murthi. American Journal of Political Science.

  2. “Are Misinformation, Anti-scientific Claims, and Conspiracy Theories for Political Extremists?” Forthcoming. With Joseph E. Uscinski. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations.

  3. The Different Forms of COVID-19 Misinformation and Their Consequences.” 2020. With Joseph E. Uscinski, Casey Klofstad, and Justin Stoller. The Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Misinformation Review.

  4. “Are All 'Birthers' Conspiracy Theorists?: On the Relationship Between Conspiratorial Thinking and Political Orientations.” Forthcoming. With Steven M. Smallpage and Robert N. Lupton. British Journal of Political Science 50(3): 849-866.

  5. Why Do People Believe COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories? 2020. With Joseph E. Uscinski, Michelle Seelig, Casey Klofstad, John Funchion, Caleb Everett, Stephan Wuchty, Kamal Premaratne, and Manohar Murthi. The Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Misinformation Review.

    • Cited on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

  6. Conspiratorial Thinking and Political Constraint.” 2019. Public Opinion Quarterly 83(3): 510-533.

  7. “Informational Cues, Partisan Motivated Reasoning, and the Manipulation of Conspiracy Beliefs.” 2019. With Steven M. Smallpage. Political Communication 36(1): 83-102.​​​​

  8. Who Are Conspiracy Theorists? A Comprehensive Approach to Explaining Conspiracy Beliefs.” 2019. With Steven M. Smallpage. Social Science Quarterly 100(6): 2017-2032.

  9. On the Measurement of Conspiracy Beliefs.” 2018. With Steven M. Smallpage. Research & Politics January-March: 1-4.

  10. “Polls, Plots, and Party Politics: Conspiracy Theories in Contemporary America.” 2018. With Steven M. Smallpage. In Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them. Joseph E. Uscinski (Editor). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 

  11. The Partisan Contours of Conspiracy Theory Beliefs.” 2017. With Steven M. Smallpage and Joseph E. Uscinski. Research & Politics October-December: 1-7.

Polarization and Contemporary Political Culture

  1. Issues vs. Affect: How Do Elite and Mass Polarization Compare? Forthcoming. Journal of Politics.

  2. 'Why Me?’ The Role of Perceived Victimhood in American Politics.” Forthcoming. With Miles T. Armaly. Political Behavior.

  3. The Role of Affective Orientations in Promoting Perceived Polarization. Forthcoming. With Miles T. Armaly. Political Science Research and Methods.

  4. Value Extremity Contributes to Affective Polarization in the U.S. Forthcoming. With Robert N. Lupton. Political Science Research and Methods.

  5. Values and Political Predispositions in the Age of Polarization: Examining the Relationship between Partisanship and Ideology, 1988-2012.” 2020. With Robert N. Lupton and Steven M. Smallpage. British Journal of Political Science 50(1): 241-260.

  6. The Differential Effects of Actual and Perceived Polarization.” 2019. With Miles T. Armaly. Political Behavior 41(3): 815-839.

  7. “Ideology and Core Values.” 2017. With Robert N. Lupton and William G. Jacoby. In The SAGE Handbook of Electoral Behaviour, Volume II. Kai Arzheimer, Jocelyn Evans, Michael S. Lewis-Beck (Editors). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Racial Politics, Measurement of Racial Prejudice

  1. A Matter of Principle? On the Relationship Between Racial Resentment and Ideology.” Forthcoming. Political Behavior.

  2. “The Increasing Racialization of American Electoral Politics, 1988-2016.” 2019. With Jamil S. Scott. American Politics Research 47(2): 275-303.

    • Winner, 2016 Election Research Preacceptance Competition.

    • Cited in the New York Times

Working Papers

  1. Who Supports QAnon? A Case Study in Political Extremism 

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