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Not only do our faculty produce an impressive quantity of research, they also publish in some of the most highly ranked outlets. In 2015, the faculty had over 30 publications appear in print or forthcoming in such lauded outlets as the American Political Science ReviewJournal of Politics, World Politics, Comparative Political Studies, International Studies Quarterly and Political Research Quarterly. Faculty members also continue to publish books in some of the most highly regarded presses, such as Cambridge and Michigan University Presses.

Our graduate students have followed suit, with publications in Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, the Election Law Journal, and other notable outlets. The lengthy list of publications is below. It’s clear, this is an exciting place to do research!

 

Recent Faculty Books

Barnes, Tiffany D. 2016. Gendering Legislative Behavior: Institutional Constraints and Collaboration. Cambridge University Press.

Black, Ryan C., Ryan J. Owens, Justin Wedeking, and Patrick C. Wohlfarth. 2016. U.S. Supreme Court Opinions and Their Audiences. Cambridge University Press.

David L. Richards and Jill Haglund. 2015. Violence Against Women and the Law. Paradigm Publishers: Boulder, CO.

Zilis, Michael A. 2015. The Limits of Legitimacy: Dissenting Opinions, Media Coverage, and Public Responses to Supreme Court Decisions. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Rostosky, Sharon S., and Ellen Riggle. 2015. Happy Together: Thriving as a Same-sex Couple in Your Family, Workplace, and Community. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Beaulieu, Emily. 2014. Electoral Protest and Democracy in the Developing World. Cambridge University Press.
 
Waterman, Richard W., Carol L. Silva and Hank C. Jenkins-Smith.  2014.  The Presidential Expectations Gap: Public Attitudes Concerning the Presidency.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
 
Farganis, Dion, and Justin Wedeking.  2014.  Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings in the U.S. Senate: Reconsidering the Charade.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
 
Randazzo, Kirk A. and Richard W. Waterman.  2014.  Checking the Courts: Law, Ideology and Contingent Discretion.  Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

 

Recent Faculty Articles

Parkin, Michael, and Justin Wedeking. Forthcoming. “Connecting with the Courts: Online Access to State Judicial Systems." Justice System Journal.

Waterman, Richard W., John Bretting, and Joseph Stewart.  Forthcoming.  “The Politics of U. S. Ambassadorial Appointments: From the Court of St. James to Burkina Faso.”  Social Science Quarterly.

Barnes, Tiffany, and Abby Córdova. 2016. "Making Space for Women: Explaining Citizen Support for Legislative Gender Quotas in Latin America."  Journal of Politics.

Ouyang, Yu, Evan Haglund, and Richard Waterman. 2016. “The Missing Element: Examining the Loyalty-Competence Nexus in Presidential Appointments.” Presidential Studies Quarterly.

Voss, D. Stephen.  2016.  "The End of Kentucky's Dual Partisanship?"  P.S.: Political Science & Politics 49(2): 234-235.

Beaulieu, Emily. 2016 "Electronic Voting and Perceptions of Election Fraud and Fairness." Journal of Experimental Political Science: 1-14.

Riggle, E.D.B., Wickham, R.E., Rostosky, S.S., Rothblum, E.D., & Balsam, K.F.  2016.  "Impact of civil marriage recognition for long-term same-sex couples."  Sexuality Research and Social Policy.

Riggle, E.D.B., Rothblum, E.D., Rostosky, S.S., Clark, J.B., & Balsam, K.F. 2016. "'The secret of our success': Long-term same-sex couples' perceptions of their relationship longevity."  Journal of GLBT Family Studies.

Thyne, Clayton L. 2016. “The Impact of Coups d’état on Civil War Duration.” Conflict Management and Peace Science.

Peshkopia, Ridvan, and D. Stephen Voss.  2016.  "Attitudes toward the Death Penalty in Ethnicaly Divided Societies: Albania, Macedonia, and Montenegro."  Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences 3 (1): 29-40.

Black, Ryan C., Ryan J. Owens, Justin Wedeking, and Patrick C. Wohlfarth. 2016. “The Influence of Public Sentiment on Supreme Court Opinion Clarity.”  Law and Society Review 50(3): 703-732.

Gonzalez, K. A., Riggle, E. D. B., & Rostosky, S. S.  2016.  "Cultivating positive attitudes and feelings as an alternative path to prejudice reduction."  Translational Issues in Psychological Science.

Riggle, E.D.B., Wickham, R.E., Rostosky, S.S., Rothblum, E.D., & Balsam, K.F. 2016. "Impact of civil marriage recognition for long-term same-sex couples." Sexuality Research and Social Policy.

Peshkopia, Ridvan, and D. Stephen Voss.  2016.  "The Role of Ethnic Divisions in People's Attitudes toward the Death Penalty: The Case of the Albanians."  Punishment and Society.

Lippert, Anne and Justin Wedeking. 2016. “Is Judicial Expertise Dynamic? Judicial Expertise, Complex Networks, and legal Policy.” Michigan State Law Review 2016: 567-606.

Peffley, Mark; Marc Hutchison and Michal Shamir. 2015. "The Impact of Persistent Terrorism on Political Tolerance, Israel 1980-2011." American Political Science Review 109(4): 817.

Phayal, Anup, Prabin Khadka, and Clayton L. Thyne. 2015. “What Makes an Ex-Combatant Happy? A Micro-Analysis of Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration in South Sudan,” International Studies Quarterly. 59(4): 654-668.

Chiba, Daina, Jesse C. Johnson, and Brett Ashley Leeds. 2015. “Careful Commitments: Democratic States and Alliance Design.” Journal of Politics 77 (4): 968-982.

Córdova, Abby and John Hiskey. 2015. “Shaping Politics at Home: Cross-Border Social Ties and Local-Level Political Engagement,” Comparative Political Studies. 48(11): 1454-1487.

Bell, Sam R. and Jesse C. Johnson. 2015. “Shifting Power, Commitment Problems, and Preventive War.” International Studies Quarterly 59 (1): 124-132.

Hurwitz, Jon; Mark Peffley and Jeffery Mondak. 2015. “Linked Fate and Outgroup Perceptions: Blacks, Latinos, and the U.S. Criminal Justice System.” Political Research Quarterly, 68 (3): 505-520.

Ouyang, Yu and Richard W. Waterman.  2015. “How Legislative (In)Activity Impacts Executive Unilateralism:  A Supply and Demand Theory of Presidential Unilateralism.” Congress and the Presidency.42: 317-241.

Lasley, Trace, and Clayton L. Thyne. 2015. “Secession, Legitimacy and the Use of Child Soldiers.” Conflict Management and Peace Science, 32(3):289-308.

Bartilow, Horace A.  2014.  "Drug War's Collateral Damage: U.S. Counter-Narcotic Aid and Human Rights in the Americas."  Latin American Research Review 49 (July): 24-46.

Barnes, Tiffany and Gabriela Rangel. 2014. “Election Law Reform in Chile The Implementation of Automatic Registration and Voluntary Voting,” Election Law Journal. 13(4): 570-582.

Corley, Pamela and Justin Wedeking. 2014. “The (Dis)Advantage of Certainty: The Importance of Certainty in Language.” Law & Society Review 48(1): 35-62.

Córdova, Abby and Matthew Layton. “When Is Delivering the Goods Not Good Enough? How Economic Disparities in Latin American Neighborhoods Shape Citizen Trust in Local Government.” World Politics 68(1): 74-110.

 
Publications by Current and Former Graduate Students
 
Ledford, Christopher.  Forthcoming.  "Symbolic Racism, Institutional Bias, and Welfare Drug Testing Legislation: Racial Biases Matter."  Policy Studies Journal.
 
Peshkopia, Ridvan, and D. Stephen Voss.  2016.  "Attitudes toward the Death Penalty in Ethnicaly Divided Societies: Albania, Macedonia, and Montenegro."  Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences 3: 29-40.
 
Peshkopia, Ridvan, and D. Stephen Voss.  2016.  "The Role of Ethnic Divisions in People's Attitudes toward the Death Penalty: The Case of the Albanians."  Punishment and Society.
 
Ouyang, Yu, Evan Haglund, and Richard Waterman. 2016. “The Missing Element: Examining the Loyalty-Competence Nexus in Presidential Appointments.” Presidential Studies Quarterly.
 
Schroeder, Theresa. 2016. "When Security Dominates the Agenda: The Influence of Ongoing Security Threats on Female Representation." Journal of Conflict Resolution.
 
Powell, Jonathan, and Theresa Schroeder. 2016. "Friends in Low Places? The Conditional Influence of Trade on the Status of Women." Studies in Comparative International Development.
 
Harden, Glenn M., and Dawn Herzog Jewell.  2016.  The Sex Trade, Evil, and Christian Theology.  Wipf and Stock.
 
Harden, Glenn M.  2016.  "Review of Political Agape: Christian Love and Liberal Democracy by Timothy P. Jackson."  Reviews in Religion and Theology 23 (July).
 
Peffley, Mark; Marc Hutchison and Michal Shamir. 2015. "The Impact of Persistent Terrorism on Political Tolerance, Israel 1980-2011." American Political Science Review 109(4): 817.
 
Phayal, Anup, Prabin Khadka, and Clayton L. Thyne. 2015. “What Makes an Ex-Combatant Happy? A Micro-Analysis of Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration in South Sudan,” International Studies Quarterly. 59(4): 654-668.

Ouyang, Yu and Richard W. Waterman.  2015. “How Legislative (In)Activity Impacts Executive Unilateralism:  A Supply and Demand Theory of Presidential Unilateralism.” Congress and the Presidency.42: 317-241.

Lasley, Trace, and Clayton L. Thyne. 2015. “Secession, Legitimacy and the Use of Child Soldiers.” Conflict Management and Peace Science, 32(3):289-308.

Closson, Stacy and Charles Dainoff. 2015. “Offshore gas intermediary companies in Eurasia,” Central Asian Survey. 34(1): 29-45. 

Tsintsadze-Maass, Eteri, & Richard Maass. 2014. “Groupthink and terrorist radicalization.” Terrorism and Political Violence, 26(5), 735-758. 

Barnes, Tiffany and Gabriela Rangel. 2014. “Election Law Reform in Chile The Implementation of Automatic Registration and Voluntary Voting,” Election Law Journal. 13(4): 570-582.


 

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