Journal Articles

—  “The Moderating Effect of Debates on Political Attitudes,” accepted at the American Journal of Political Science, with Sarah Brierley and George Ofosu.

— “When Does Information Influence Voters? The Joint Importance of Salience and Coordination,” accepted at Comparative Political Studies, with Claire Adida, Jessica Gottlieb, and Gwyneth McClendon.

2019. “(Mis)Measuring Sensitive Attitudes with the List Experiment: Solutions to List Experiment Breakdown in Kenya,” Public Opinion Quarterly, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/poq/nfz009, with Keith Weghorst.

2019. “Voter Information Campaigns and Political Accountability: Cumulative Findings from a Pre-registered Meta-analysis of Coordinated Trials,” Science Advances 5 (7), with Thad Dunning, Guy Grossman, Macartan Humphreys, Susan Hyde, Craig McIntosh, Gareth Nellis, Claire L. Adida, Eric Arias, Clara Bicalho, Taylor C. Boas, Mark T. Buntaine, Simon Chauchard, Anirvan Chowdhury, Jessica Gottlieb, F. Daniel Hidalgo, Marcus Holmlund, Ryan Jablonski, Horacio Larreguy, Malte Lierl, John Marshall, Gwyneth McClendon, Marcus A. Melo, Daniel L. Nielson, Paula M. Pickering, Melina R. Platas, Pablo Querubín, Pia Raffler, and Neelanjan Sircar. Available here.

2019. “Response Bias in Survey Measures of Voter Behavior: Implications for Measurement and Inference,” Journal of Experimental Political Science, with Claire Adida, Jessica Gottlieb, and Gwyneth McClendon (peer reviewed research note).

2018.  “Segregation, Ethnic Favoritism, and the Strategic Targeting of Local Public Goods,” Comparative Political Studies 51(9): 1111-43, with Simon Ejdemyr and Amanda Robinson. Available here. 

2017.  "Reducing or Reinforcing In-Group Preferences? An Experiment on Information and Ethnic Voting", Quarterly Journal of Political Science 12 (4), pp 437-477.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/100.00017018 with Claire Adida, Jessica Gottlieb, and Gwyneth McClendon.

* Winner of the African Politics Conference Group (APCG) award for Best Article Published in 2017.

2017. "Ethnic Group Institutions and Electoral Clientelism," Party Politics, Advance online publication.  DOI: 10.1177/1354068817728212. Available here.

2017.  “Electoral Fraud or Violence: The Effect of Observers on Party Manipulation Strategies,” British Journal of Political Science, Advance online publication. doi:10.1017/S0007123416000491, with Joseph Asunka, Sarah Brierley, Miriam Golden, and George Ofosu.  Available here.

2016. “Electoral Handouts as Information: Explaining Unmonitored Vote Buying,” World Politics 68(3): 454-98. Available here.

2016. "Where is Vote Buying Effective: Evidence from a List Experiment in Kenya," Electoral Studies 44: 397-408.  Available here.  

2016. “Ethnic Favoritism in Education in Kenya,” Quarterly Journal of Political Science 11(1): 1-58, with Daniel N. Posner.  Available here.

2013. “Who Benefits from Distributive Politics? How the Outcomes One Studies Affect the Answer One Gets,” Perspectives on Politics 11(2): 461-74, with Daniel N. Posner.  Available here.

2011. “Kenya’s New Constitution,” Journal of Democracy 22 (April): 89-103, with Daniel N. Posner.  Available here.

Book Chapters

— “Campaign Strategies in Africa,” in Handbook of Democratization in Africa, Gabrielle Lynch and Peter VonDoepp (editors), Forthcoming with Routledge.

— "Under What Conditions Does Performance Information Influence Voting Behavior? Lessons from Benin," with Claire Adida, Jessica Gottlieb, and Gwyneth McClendon. In Information and Accountability: A New Method for Cumulative Learning.  Dunning, T., G. Grossman, M. Humphreys, S. Hyde, and C. McIntosh (editors). Forthcoming with Cambridge University Press.

2019. “Anthropology and Africanist Political Science,” in A Companion to the Anthropology of Africa, Roy Richard Grinker, Stephen C. Lubkemann, Christopher B. Steiner, and Euclides Goncalves (editors). Wiley Blackwell.

2013. “Vote Buying and Electoral Turnout in Kenya,” in Bratton, Michael ed. Voting and Democratic Representation in Africa. Lynne Rienner Publishers.