Assistant Professor, Political Science
Campbell Senior Research Associate
Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute
Ph.D., Columbia University, 2014
American politics, American political development, race and politics
Race and Politics, New Deal and American Politics
“Civil Rights, World War II, and U.S. Public Opinion.” 2016.
Studies in American Political Development 30(1). 38-61.
“The Heterogeneity of Southern White Distinctiveness.” 2014.
American Politics Research 42(4). 551-578.
World War II and American Racial Politics (book manuscript)
"Slavery, Reconstruction, and Fiscal Capacity in the American
South" (with Pavithra Suryanarayan)
“Race, Religion, and Obama in Appalachia.” Forthcoming in Social
"Beyond Northern Democrats: State Parties, the Democratic
National Committee, and Civil Rights, 1944-1952"