Op-eds based on some of my current research projects can be found here:
- December 2015 – “Racial prejudice is driving opposition to paying college athletes. Here’s the evidence.”
- September 2015 – “Why American Catholics May Not Be Persuaded by Pope Francis’s Message on Immigration.”
- August 2014 – “It’s Time to End Anonymous Comments Sections.”
Listed below are some selected publications. For a complete list of articles, book chapters and conference papers, view my curriculum vitae here.
- “For You Were Strangers in the Land of Egypt: Clergy, Religiosity, and Public Opinion toward Immigration Reform in the United States.” Politics and Religion (August 2016).
- “Race, Partisanship, and Perceptions of Inter-Minority Commonality.” Politics, Groups, and Identities (May 2016).
- “Persuasion from Below? An Experimental Assessment of the Impact of Anonymous Comments Sections.” Journalism Practice (November 2015).
- “New Media in the Newsroom: Twitter as a News Source during the 2012 Campaign.” Newspaper Research Journal (Winter 2015).
- “Confidence, Perception, and Politics in California: The Determinants of Attitudes toward Taxes by Level of Government” (with Gene Park). California Journal of Politics and Policy (January 2015).
- “Old Media, New Media Sources: The Blogosphere’s Influence on Print Media News Coverage.” International Journal of E-Politics (July 2013).
- “Are Separate Struggles Really One? African American Clergy, Elite Messages and African American Perceptions of Commonality with Latinos” (with Tatishe Nteta). National Political Science Review (Fall 2013).
- “Preaching to the Choir? Religious Leaders and American Opinion on Immigration Reform” (with Tatishe Nteta). Social Science Quarterly (December 2012).
- “Many Sources, One Message: Political Blog Links to Online Videos during the 2008 Campaign.” Journal of Political Marketing, Volume 10, Issue 1, p. 88 -114 (February 2011)
- “Beyond Agenda Setting: The Role of Political Blogs as Sources in Newspaper Coverage of Government.” Proceedings of the 44th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Computer Society Press (January 2011).
- “‘Yes We Can’: How Online Viewership, Blog Discussion, Campaign Statements and Mainstream Media Coverage Produced a Viral Video Phenomenon.” Journal of Information, Technology and Politics (March 2010).
Awarded Best Published Article Award by the Information Technology and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.
- “Agenda Setting and the Blogosphere: An Analysis of the Relationship between Mainstream Media and Political Blogs.” Review of Policy Research, Volume 24, Number 6 (November 2007).
- “Political Blogs: Transmission Belts, Soapboxes, Mobilizers or Conversation Starters?” Journal of Information Technology and Politics, Volume 4, Number 3 (Fall 2007).
Chapters in Edited Volumes
- “Homophily and Online Politics” (with Dilyana Toteva). In the Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior edited by Zheng Yan. IGI Global (Forthcoming).
- “Microblogging and the News: Political Elites and the Ultimate Retweet.” In the Political Campaigning in the Information Age edited by Ashu M. G. Solo. IGI Global (2014).
- “The Causes and Consequences of Political Blogging.” In the Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior edited by Zheng Yan. IGI Global (2012).
- “Follow the Leader? Latino Perceptions of Commonality with African Americans.” (with Tatishe Nteta). In Just Neighbors? Research on African American and Latino Relations in the United States edited by Edward Telles, Gaspar Rivera-Salgado, and Mark Sawyer. Russell Sage (September 2011).
- “Gay Rights” (with Patrick Egan and Nathaniel Persily). In Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversies edited by Jack Citrin, Nathaniel Persily and Patrick Egan. Oxford University Press. Oxford University Press (March 2008).
- “Gay Rights as a Campaign Issue.” In the Encyclopedia of U.S. Campaigns, Elections and Electoral Behavior edited by Kenneth Warren. Sage Publications (December 2007).
Among other things, I am currently working on a cross-national study of new media in election campaigns. The project website can be found here.