Research Interests

My research explores the effects international organizations can have on human rights outcomes and political behavior. Currently, my projects examine how human rights naming and shaming can influence voting behavior, political survival of incumbents, and public opinion.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

“Democracy and Police Violence”, with Daniel W. Hill, Jr., and Joshua L. Jackson. Forthcoming at Research & Politics.

Works in Progress

“The Effects of Human Rights Shaming on Information and the Vote”.

“Shamed and Exiled? INGOs, Human Rights Shaming, and Leader Survival”, with K. Chad Clay.

“Bait and Switch: Human Rights Shaming and the Substitution of Stealth Torture”.

“Labor Rights and the Developed World: Capitalism, Law, and Practice”, with Tara Trask.