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Research

Here are a few of my projects:

Representation

“Bias In Perceptions of Public Opinion Among Political Elites” (with David Broockman). Forthcoming at American Political Science Review. Replication material. A previous paper from this project was “What Politicians Believe About Their Constituents: Asymmetric Misperceptions and Prospects for Constituency Control.”

Having Their Cake and Eating It, Too:  Why Local Party Leaders Don’t Support Nominating Centrists. With David Broockman, Nicholas Carnes and Melody Crowder-Meyer. A previous version of this paper was: “Who’s a Good Candidate? How Party Gatekeepers Evaluate Potential Nominees.” Invited to revise and resubmit at British Journal of Political Science.

Identity politics and prejudice

Lupia, Arthur, Logan S. Casey, Kristyn L. Karl, Spencer Piston, Timothy J. Ryan, and Christopher Skovron. 2015. “What Does it Take to Reduce Racial Prejudice in Individual-Level Candidate Evaluations? A Formal Theoretic Perspective.” Political Science Research and Methods 3(1):1-20.

Methodology

Nyhan, Brendan, Christopher Skovron, and Rocío Titiunik. 2017. Differential registration bias in voter file data: A sensitivity analysis approach.  American Journal of Political Science 61(3):744-760.

I acknowledge funding from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.