Penn State Conference on Data-Driven Development in Africa, May 2017

Working Papers

"The Political Economy of Agricultural Research and Development Spending in sub-Saharan Africa." 2017.


"A Typology of National High Courts in Africa" with Christopher Zorn. Paper to be presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA.


"¡No expongas tu vida, no te arriesgues! Awareness, Blame and Emotional Responses to Migrant Deaths on the U.S. Border" with Bradford S. Jones, David Vannette, Kristina Flores-Victor, Maria Pantoja, and Omar Garcia-Ponce. 2017


"Utilizing Geographic Data to Disentangle the Relationship between Ethnicity and Agricultural Policy Decisions in sub-Saharan Africa." Paper to be presented at the Agricultural Policy Scholars Conference, October 14, 2017, New Orleans, LA; also presented at the Penn State Conference on Data-Driven Development in Africa, May 2017, State College, PA.


"A Collective Action Problem and Electoral Strategy: The Persistence of Anti-Agricultural Policy Bias in Africa." Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL.


"Mapping Ideologies in African Landscapes" with Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz. 2011. Afrobarometer Working Paper Series No. 129. A version of this paper was also presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL.

Invited Workshops

Participant, NSF-supported "Workshop: Facilitating Empirical Studies of Judicial Behavior on Constitutional Courts from a Comparative Perspective." Texas A&M University, School of Law, May 11-12, 2018.