Elite Rhetoric & the Public Response
Milita, Kerri, & John Barry Ryan. Forthcoming. "Battleground States and Local Coverage of American Presidential Campaigns." Political Research Quarterly. [Click Here for Replication Files]
Piston, Spencer, Yanna Krupnikov, John Barry Ryan & Kerri Milita. 2018. “Clear as Black and White: the Effects of Ambiguous Rhetoric Depend on Candidate Race.” The Journal of Politics 80 (2): 662-74. [Click Here for Replication Files]
Milita, Kerri, Elizabeth Simas, John Barry Ryan, & Yanna Krupnikov. 2017. "The Effects of Ambiguous Rhetoric in Congressional Elections." Electoral Studies 46: 48-63.
Milita, Kerri, John Barry Ryan, & Elizabeth Simas. 2014. "Nowhere to Run, Nothing to Hide, or Nothing to Lose? Candidate Position-Taking in U.S. House Elections." Political Behavior 36 (2): 427-49.
Krupnikov, Yanna, Kerri Milita, Elizabeth Connors, & John Barry Ryan. “Gender Differences in the Quality of Political Discussion.” Invited to Revise & Resubmit.
Simas, Elizabeth N., Kerri Milita, & John Barry Ryan. "Ambiguous Rhetoric and Legislative Accountability." Working paper.
Ryan, John Barry, Yanna Krupnikov, Patrick Kraft, and Kerri Milita. "The Modern Gatekeepers in Mass Media." Working paper.
Personality & Policy Preferences
Milita, Kerri. 2017. “Beyond Roll-Off: Individual Level Abstention on Ballot Measure Voting.” Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties 27 (4): 448-65.
Milita, Kerri, and Jaclyn Bunch. 2017. “Helicopter Parenting and the Policy Attitudes of College Students.” PS: Political Science & Politics 50 (2): 359-66.
Bunch, Jaclyn, Scott Liebertz, & Kerri Milita. 2017. "Outcomes & Outputs: Long-term Effects of TANF on Poverty & Caseload Enrollment." Public Policy & Administration.
Milita, Kerri, Jaclyn Bunch & Sara Yeganeh. “It Could Happen to You: How Risk Exposure Shapes Policy Attitudes.” Under review.
Milita, Kerri, & Jaclyn Bunch. "Helicopter Parenting & the Decline of Political Ambition." Working paper.
Voting & Electoral Politics
Milita, Kerri. 2015. "Election Laws & Agenda-Setting: How Election Law Restrictiveness Shapes the Complexity of State Ballot Measures." State Politics & Policy Quarterly 15 (2): 119-46. [Click Here for Replication Files]
Milita, Kerri. 2015. "Restrictive Ballot Access Laws Reduce the Technical Complexity of Initiatives & Make Them More Likely to Pass." USAPP. London School of Economics.
Schraufnagel, Scot, & Kerri Milita. 2010. "The Partisan Duopoly in U.S. House Elections: an Analysis of Minor Party Failure, 1976-2006." Representation 46 (2): 249-61.
Schraufnagel, Scot, & Kerri Milita. 2010. "Testing the Effects of Ballot Access Reform on Non-Major Party Electoral Fortunes: the Case of Florida's Revision 11." American Review of Politics 31 (1): 25-39.
Milita, Kerri. “Restricting the Initiative: the Role of State Legislative Threat Perception.” Working paper.
Berry, William D., Belinda Creel Davis, Lanny W. Martin, Charles J. Barrilleaux, & Kerri Milita. “Electoral Competition in the American States: a New Measure and Approach for Assessing its Impact on Public Policy.” Working paper.