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Peer-Reviewed Publications

[10] "Presidential Action and the Supreme Court: The Case of Signing Statements." Forthcoming. Journal of Theoretical Politics. [Download Paper]. [Online Appendix].

[9] "Campaign Contributions and Donors’ Policy Agreement with Presidential Candidates" (with Michael Barber and Brandice Canes-Wrone). Forthcoming. Presidential Studies Quarterly. [Download Paper]. [Online Appendix].

[8] “Continuity Trumps Change: The First Year of Trump’s Administrative Presidency” (with Rachel Potter, Andrew Rudalevige, and Adam Warber). Forthcoming. PS: Political Science & Politics. [Download Paper].

[7] "Legislative Constraints on Executive Unilateralism in Separation of Powers Systems"(with Michael Barber and Alexander Bolton). Forthcoming. Legislative Studies Quarterly. [Download Paper]. [Online Appendix].

[6] "The Constraining Power of the Purse: Executive Discretion and Legislative Appropriations" (with Alexander Bolton). Forthcoming. Journal of Politics. [Download Paper]. [Online Appendix]. [Dataverse].

[5] "To Revoke or Not Revoke?: The Political Determinants of Executive Order Longevity." 2017. The American Journal of Political Science 61(3): 642 - 656. [Download Paper]. [Online Appendix]. [Dataverse].

[4] "Ideological Sophisticated Donors: Which Candidates Do Individual Contributors Finance?" (with Michael Barber and Brandice Canes-Wrone). 2017. The American Journal of Political Science 61(2): 271 - 288. [Download Paper]. [Online Appendix]. [Dataverse]. [AJPS Blog]. [LSE USAPP Blog].

[3] "The President, the Court, and Policy Implementation." 2017. Presidential Studies Quarterly 41(1): 122 - 145. [Download paper]. [Online Appendix].

[2] "Organization Capacity, Regulatory Review, and the Limits of Political Control." (with Alexander Bolton and Rachel Augustine Potter). 2016. The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 32(2): 242 - 271. [Download paper]. [Online Appendix]. 

[1] "Legislative Capacity and Executive Unilateralism." (with Alexander Bolton). 2016. The American Journal of Political Science 60(3): 649-663. [Download paper]. [Online Appendix]. [Dataverse]. [LSE USAPP Blog]. [AJPS Blog].

Editor-Reviewed Publications

[2] “The Study of Executive Policy Making in the US States.” Journal of Politics 81(1): 364 – 370 (Subnational Policy Making Symposium). [Download Paper].

[1] "Policy Disruption through Regulatory Review in the Trump Administration." 2018. Presidential Studies Quarterly 45(3): 517 - 536. [Download Paper]. [Brookings].

Book Manuscript

Legislative Capacity, Executive Power, and the Dynamics of Separation of Powers Politics (Book project with Alexander Bolton). Under review. [Download Prospectus].

Working Papers

“Legislative Constraints, Ideological Conflict, and the Timing of Executive Unilateralism” (with Alexander Bolton). Under review. [Download Paper].

“Presidential Decision-making and the Political Costs of Unilateral Policy Revision.” [Download Paper].

Research in Progress

"Presidential Influence on Judicial Review" (with Paul Gardner)

“Presidential Signing Statements and the Supreme Court: An Empirical Analysis”