This page will be the repository for past publications as well as current research papers.

Has the Voting Rights Act Outlived Its Usefulness? In a Word "No." (pdf format) Legislative Studies Quarterly, November 2009.

Factors Affecting the Length of Time a Jury Deliberates: Case Characteristics and Jury Composition. (pdf format) Review of Law & Economics.

What to Do about Turnout Bias in American Elections? (pdf format) American Review of Politics.

The Relationship Between Political Parties and Interest Groups: Explaining Patterns of PAC Contributions to Candidates for Congress. (pdf format )Political Research Quarterly, December 2005.

Rethinking Redistricting: How Drawing Uncompetitive Districts Eliminates Gerrymanders, Enhances Representation, and Improves Attitudes toward Congress." (in pdf format) PS: Political Science and Politics, January 2006.

Partisan Bias in U.S. Congressional Elections, 1952-1996: Why the Senate is Usually More Republican than the House of Representatives (in pdf format)

Constructing a Supranational Constitution: Dispute Resolution and Governance in the European Community (in pdf format)

Explaining Divided U.S. Senate Delegations, 1788-1996: A Realignment Approach (in pdf format)

A Divided Government Based Explanation for the Decline in Resignations from the U.S. Senate, 1834-1996 (in pdf format).

Avoiding Salience for Unpopular Policies: The Level of the Gasoline Tax in the U.S. States (in pdf format).

An Integrated Perspective on the Three Potential Sources of Partisan Bias: Malapportionment, Turnout Differences, and the Geographic Distribution of Party Vote Shares (in pdf format)

Distinguishing Between the Effects of Swing Ratio and Bias on Outcomes in the US Electoral College, 1900-1992 (in pdf format).

Explaining the Ideological Differences Between the Two U.S. Senators Elected from the Same State: An Institutional Effects Model (in Word format).

Partisan Politics: The Impact of Party in the Confirmations of Minority and Female Federal Court Nominees."

The Potential Disadvantages of a Catch-all Party: Ideological Variance Among Republicans and Democrats in the 50 US States."