I am an assistant professor in the Department of Politics & Government at Illinois State University. I study voting, elections, interest groups, & direct democracy.
My work focuses on how social & political issues evolve & make their way onto the public & governmental agendas. The issues that are important to citizens--the public agenda--frequently differ from the issues that are seriously considered by government officials--the governmental agenda. My research seeks to explain how social, political, & electoral forces bring reconciliation between these two, often divergent, agendas.
I explore both an outside-initiative mechanism, in which issues arise & are advanced at the grassroots level, and a mobilization mechanism, in which issues are primed by candidates & elected officials.
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Illinois State University
My CV is available here.
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