Articles and Other Writing

Refereed Articles:

International Politics and the Spread of Quotas for Women in Legislatures.” International Organization vol. 65, no.1 (2011): 103-137.

Anti-Americanism, Authoritarian Regimes, and Attitudes about Women in Politics: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Jordan,” with Amaney Jamal. International Studies Quarterly vol. 59, no. 1 (2015): 34-45 .

When and Why is Civil Society Support ‘Made-in-America’? Delegation to Non-State Actors in American Democracy Promotion.” Review of International Organizations vol. 11, no. 3 (2016): 361-385.

The Effects of Authoritarian Iconography: An Experimental Test,” with Aaron Erlich, Lauren Prather, and Yael Zeira. Comparative Political Studies, vol. 49, no. 13 (2016): 1704-1738. Coverage on PsyPost.

Small Tribes, Big Gains: The Strategic Uses of Gender Quotas in the Middle East,” with Eleanor Gao. Comparative Politics, vol. 49, no. 2 (2017): pp. 149-167.

“Varieties of International Influence and the Middle East.” PS: Political Science & Politics vol. 50, no. 3 (2017): pp. forthcoming.

“The Politics of Rating Democracy: Ideological Affinity, Private Authority, and the Freedom in the World Ratings.” Perspectives on Politics, vol. 15, no. 3 (2017): pp. forthcoming.

“The Promise and Limits of Election Observers in Building Election Credibility,” with Lauren Prather. Journal of Politics, pp. forthcoming.



Working Papers (e-mail me for copies):

“Who’s There? Election Observer Identity and the Local Credibility of Elections” (with Lauren Prather) — R&R

“U.S. Bias in Quantitative Datasets: A Silver Lining?”

“How Officeholder Gender Shapes the Political Engagement of Constituents: Evidence from an Experiment in Tunisia” (with Lauren Prather) — winner, APSA Women and Politics Section, Best Paper Award, 2015

“The End of the Advocacy Explosion? Explaining Decline in the Founding of International NGOs” (with Jennifer Hadden)

“An Experiment on the Use of Electronic Devices to Collect Survey Data” (with Lauren Prather)

“Foreign Economic Partners and
 The Determinants of Mass Attitudes Towards Open Economic Engagement” (with Lauren Prather)

“Electoral Accountability in Inhibited Information Environments: Disclosing Budget Performance by Mobile Phone in Uganda” (with Mark Buntaine, Ryan Jablonski, Daniel Nielson, and Paula Pickering)



Other Writing:

“Democracy Promotion is Failing. Here’s Why,” November 9, 2015, at

“Does Western pressure for gender equality help?”, July 30, 2014, at

“Are we repeating democracy promotion mistakes in Tunisia?”, July 9, 2012, at

Occasional blogging at Political Violence @ a Glance

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