Welcome! I am a professor of political science at UC Merced (currently serving as Vice Provost for Academic Personnel). I have a variety of research interests in American politics, including courts, interest groups, public opinion, and elections. My published articles appear in the American Political Science ReviewAmerican Journal of Political ScienceJournal of PoliticsPolitical Research QuarterlyAmerican Politics ResearchElectoral StudiesJournal of Law and CourtsJustice System Journal, Law & Society ReviewPolitical BehaviorPolitical Psychology, and Presidential Studies Quarterly. I am also coauthor of The Politics of Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court (Princeton University Press) and a creator of the Amici Space Project.

Here is a link to my cv.