Publications & Presentations

Publications

  1. “From Rallies to Riots: Why Some Protests Become Violent” with Brandon Ives. Journal of Conflict Resolution.
  2. “Corruption Perceptions and Contentious Politics” Forthcoming in Political Studies Review.
  3. “Grassroots and Astroturf: Protest Issue Co-Optation and Political Party Protest in South Africa” R&R at Politics
  4. “The role of trust in mobilization and nonviolent discipline: Civil resistance evidence from Africa” Peer-reviewed monograph. International Center on Nonviolent Conflict. Forthcoming 2020.

Working Papers

  1. “Does Corruption Drive Grievances? Evidence from Africa” with Brandon Behlendorf
  2. “All Together Now: Alliance Formation in Civil Resistance Campaigns.” With Brandon Ives and Jonathan Pinckney.
  3. “Do Types of Corruption Shape Government Legitimacy? Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Nigeria”
  4. “What Drives Reform and Revolution in Africa? Corruption, Ethnicity, and Economic Grievances in Africa’s Third Wave of Protest”

Presentations

“Systemic Corruption and Revolution in Africa: Evidence from Nigeria,” prepared for the American Political Science Association Annual Conference, 2019

“Systemic Corruption and Revolutionary Contention in Africa,” prepared for the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, 2019.

“Rallies or Riots?” with Brandon J. Ives. Prepared for the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, 2019.

“Whom to Trust? The Politics and Religious and Ethnic Trust in Africa,” with John F. McCauley, prepared for the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, 2019.

“Distributions of Corruption and Trust Outcomes in Africa,” prepared for the American Political Science Association Annual Conference 2018.

Distributions and Violations: How Corruption Shapes Trust in Africa,” prepared for the International Society of Political Psychology Annual Conference 2018.

“The System is Broken!” prepared for the International Studies Association Annual Conference 2018.

“Structures of Governance and Corruption,” prepared for the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa Annual Conference 2017.

“Ethnic Marginalization and Perceptions of Corruption,” prepared for the International Society for Political Psychology Annual Conference 2017.

Invited. “Does Corruption Drive Dark Futures?,” International Studies Association Hong Kong Conference 2017.

“Ethnic Marginalization and Perceptions of Corruption,” prepared for the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference 2017.

“Mobilizing Voice or Violence? Mapping Corruption, Contention, and Terror in Africa”, prepared for the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference 2016.

“Revisiting the Neopatrimonial State: Rules, Institutions, and Democratic Transition”, prepared for the 2014 Association for Studies of the Middle East and Africa Annual Conference

Created Conference Panels

“Protest and Resistance in the Developing World,” at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference 2019.

“New Approaches to Corruption: Theory, Method, and Measurement,” at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference 2018.