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Publications

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

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

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

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

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

"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].

"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].

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

"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]. 

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

Working Papers

"Presidential Action and the Supreme Court: The Case of Signing Statements." Revise and resubmit. [Download Paper].

“Legislative Constraints, Ideological Conflict, and the Timing of Executive Unilateralism” (with Alexander Bolton)

Research in Progress

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

“Presidential Decision-making and the Political Costs of Unilateral Policy Revision”

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