Faculty Bookshelf

Our faculty produce an impressive amount of research in highly ranked outlets. In 2015, they had over 30 publications in outlets like the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political ScienceJournal of PoliticsWorld Politics, Comparative Political StudiesInternational Studies Quarterly and Political Research Quarterly. Faculty also publish books in highly regarded presses, like Cambridge and Michigan University Press. Our graduate students follow suit, publishing in Journal of PoliticsInternational Studies Quarterly, the Election Law Journal, and more.

The lengthy list of publications is below. It’s clear, this is an exciting place to do research! And to be sure, our research enhances undergraduate and graduate education!

 

Recent Faculty Books

Barnes, Tiffany. (2016). Gendering Legislative Behavior: Institutional Constraints and Collaboration. NY: Cambridge University Press. (2017 winner of APSA book prize)

Beaulieu, Emily. 2014. Electoral Protest and Democracy in the Developing World. NY: Cambridge University Press.

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

Black, Ryan C., Johnson, Timothy R., & Wedeking, Justin. 2014. Oral Arguments and Coalition Formation on the U.S. Supreme Court: A Deliberate Dialogue. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Farganis, Dion., & Wedeking, Justin. 2014. Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings in the U.S. Senate: Reconsidering the Charade. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

Peffley, Mark and Hurwitz, Jon. 2010. Justice in America: The Seaparate Realities of Blacks and Whites. NY: Cambridge University Press. (2010 winner of APSA book prize)

Randazzo, Kirk A. and Richard W. Waterman.  2014.  Checking the Courts: Law, Ideology and Contingent Discretion.  Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Richards, David L., & Haglund, Jillienne. 2016. Violence Against Women and the Law. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

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.

Thyne, Clayton L. 2009. How International Relations Affect Civil Conflict: Cheap Signals, Costly Consequences. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

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.

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.

 

Recent Faculty Articles & Book Chapters

Barnes, Tiffany D., and Emily Beaulieu. Forthcoming. “Engaging Women: Addressing the Gender Gap in Women’s Networking and Productivity.” PS: Political Science & Politics 52(2): 461-466.

Barnes, Tiffany D., Regina Branton, and Erin C. Cassese. Forthcoming. “A Re-Examination of Women's Electoral Success in Open Seat Elections: the Conditioning Effect of Electoral Competition.” Journal of Women, Politics, & Policy 38(3): 298-317.

Haglund, Jillienne., & Richards, David L. Forthcoming. “Enforcement of Sexual Violence Law in Post-Civil Conflict SocietiesConflict Management and Peace Science.

Johnson, Jesse C. Forthcoming. “External Threat and Alliance FormationInternational Studies Quarterly.

Waterman, Richard W., John Bretting, and Joseph Stewart. 2015.  “The Politics of U. S. Ambassadorial Appointments: From the Court of St. James to Burkina Faso.”  Social Science Quarterly.

Córdova, Abby. 2018. “The Effect of Gang Activity on Trust in Government: Evidence from El Salvador.” Latin American Research Review.

Hiskey, Jonathan, Abby Córdova, Mary Malone, and Diana Orcés. 2018. “Leaving the Devil You Know: Crime Victimization, U.S. Deterrence Policy, and the Emigration Decision in Central America.” Latin American Research Review 53(3).

Barnes, Tiffany D., Carolina Tchintian, and Santiago Alles. 2017. “Assessing Ballot Structure and Split Ticket Voting: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment.” Journal of Politics 79(2): 439-456.

Barnes, Tiffany D., and Erin C. Cassese. 2017. “American Party Women: A Look at the Gender Gap within Parties.” Political Research Quarterly 70(1): 127-141.

Barnes, Tiffany., Beaulieu, Emily., & Saxton, Gregory W. 2017. “Restoring Trust in the Police: Why Female Officers Reduce Suspicions of Corruption Governance: 1-19.

Córdova, Abby and Gabriela Rangel. 2017. “Addressing the Gender Gap: The Effect of Compulsory Voting on Women’s Electoral Engagement.” Comparative Political Studies 50 (2): 171– 199.

Haglund, Jillienne, and David L. Richards. "Enforcement of sexual violence law in post-civil conflict societies." Conflict Management and Peace Science (2017): 0738894217695536.

Leeds, Brett Ashley and Jesse C. Johnson. 2017. “Theory, Data, and Deterrence: A Response to Kenwick, Vasquez, and Powers.” Journal of Politics 79 (1): 335-340.

Mondak, Jeffery J., Hurwitz, Jon., Peffley, Mark., & Testa, Paul. 2017. “The Vicarious Bases of Perceived InjusticeAmerican Journal of Political Science. 60(4): 1-16.

Parkin, Michael, and Justin Wedeking. 2017. “Connecting with the Courts: Online Access to State Judicial Systems.” Justice System Journal 38: 22-36.

Peffley, Mark., Hurwitz, Jon., & Mondak, Jeffery. 2017. “Racial Attributions in the Justice System and Support for Punitive Crime PoliciesAmerican Politics Research. 45(6): 1032-1058.

Riggle, Ellen DB, et al. "The Impact of Marriage Equality on Sexual Minority Women’s Relationships With Their Families of Origin." Journal of Homosexuality (2017) .71.

Zilis, Michael A., Wedeking, Justin., & Denison, Alexander. 2017. “Hitting the “Bullseye” in Supreme Court Coverage: News Quality in the Court’s 2014 Term” Elon Law Review. 9(2): 489-523.

Barnes, Tiffany D., and Jinhyeok Jang. 2016. “How the size of governing coalitions shape legislative behavior: A subnational analysis of Argentine legislative chambers, 1992–2009.” International Area Studies Review 19(4): 301-319.

Barnes, Tiffany D., and Abby Córdova. 2016. “Making Space for Women: Explaining Citizen Support for Legislative Gender Quotas in Latin America.” Journal of Politics 78 (3): 670-686.

Barnes, Tiffany D., Jinhyeok Jang, and Jeahoo Park. 2016. “Gender Stereotypes and Election Coverage in South Korea: An Exploratory Analysis in Presidential and Seoul Mayoral Elections.” The Review of Korean Studies 19(2): 41-73.

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

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.

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

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

Peffley, Mark., & Mondak, Jeffery. 2016. “Taking a Step Back: Racial Injustice in AmericaKentucky Law Journal. 105: 671-682.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wedeking, Justin. 2012. “Why do Policy-Motivated Justices Conform to Unfavorable Precedents? The Role of Social-Legal Backgrounds and Precedential CharacteristicsJustice System Journal. 33(1): 69-95.

 

Publications by Current and Former Graduate Students

Ledford, Christopher.  2017. "Symbolic Racism, Institutional Bias, and Welfare Drug Testing Legislation: Racial Biases Matter."  Policy Studies Journal.

Barnes, Tiffany., Beaulieu, Emily., & Saxton, Gregory W. 2017. “Restoring Trust in the Police: Why Female Officers Reduce Suspicions of Corruption Governance: 1-19.

Córdova, Abby and Gabriela Rangel. 2017. “Addressing the Gender Gap: The Effect of Compulsory Voting on Women’s Electoral Engagement.” Comparative Political Studies 50 (2): 171– 199.

Zilis, Michael A., Wedeking, Justin., & Denison, Alexander. 2017. “Hitting the “Bullseye” in Supreme Court Coverage: News Quality in the Court’s 2014 Term” Elon Law Review. 9(2): 489-523.

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).

Johnson, Jaclyn M. & Clayton L. Thyne. 2016. “Squeaky Wheels and Troop Loyalty: How Domestic Protests Influence Coups d’état, 1952-2005.” Journal of Conflict Resolution, forthcoming.

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

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

Peshkopia, Ridvan, and D. Stephen Voss. "The role of ethnic divisions in people’s attitudes toward the death penalty: The case of the Albanians." Punishment & Society 18.5 (2016): 610-630.

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.

Schroeder, Theresa. 2016. "When Security Dominates the Agenda: The Influence of Ongoing Security Threats on Female Representation." Journal of Conflict Resolution.

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

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.

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

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