Ph.D.: Texas A & M University, 2006. Fields: American Politics (race and politics, Latino politics, education policy, political behavior).
Gender, Ethnicity, and Support for Bilingual Education: Will Just Any Woman or Latino Do? A Contingent 'No'. (with Robert D..... Wrinkle), Policy Studies Journal (2011)
Among the most well-established consequences of the election of minorities to public office is an...
Racial Diversity and Public Policy in the States (with Tetsuya Matsubayashi), Political Research Quarterly (2011)
How does racial diversity affect public policy outcomes in the states? The policy backlash hypothesis...
Ethnic Context and Immigration Policy Preferences Among Latinos and Anglos† (with Thomas Longoria2, Robert D. Wrinkle, and Benjamin R. Knoll), Social Science Quarterly (2011)
Objective. We examine how the immigration policy preferences of Anglos and Latinos vary according to...
Racial Threat, Residential Segregation, and the Policy Attitudes of Anglos (with rodolfo espino), Political Research Quarterly (2009)
The impact of racial context on the political behavior of Anglos has been a focus...
Racial Diversity, Representative Bureaucracy, and Equity in Multiracial School Districts (with Daniel P. Hawes), Social Science Quarterly (2009)
Contributions to Books
Black Empowerment and the Substantive Representation of Latinos on Local School Boards, Politics of Latino Education (2010)
Cooperation and Conflict in Multiracial School Districts, Latino Politics: Indentity, Mobilization, and Representation (2007)
City Governance and Immigrant Incorporation (with Alisa K. Hicklin and Robert D. Wrinkle), American Political Science Convention (2010)
Moving Beyond the Border: Raids, Deportation, and Illegal Immigration (with Daniel P. Hawes and Alisa K. Hicklin), Midwest Political Science Convention (2010)
Social Capital in the Fifty States: Measuring State-Level Social Capital 1986-2004 (with Daniel P. Hawes), American Political Science Convention (2010)
Race and Electoral Reform in US Cities (with Thomas Longoria and Robert D. Wrinkle), Midwest Political Science Convention (2009)