Direct Democracy & Public Policy
Milita, Kerri, Jaclyn Bunch & Sara Yeganeh. Forthcoming. “It Could Happen to You: How Perceptions of Personal Risk Shape Support for Social Welfare Policy in the American States.” Journal of Public Policy.
Bunch, Jaclyn, Scott Liebertz, & Kerri Milita. 2018. "Outcomes & Outputs: Long-term Effects of TANF on Caseload Enrollment & Poverty." Public Policy & Administration.
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.
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.
Milita, Kerri. 2015. "Restrictive Ballot Access Laws Reduce the Technical Complexity of Initiatives & Make Them More Likely to Pass." USAPP. London School of Economics.
Milita, Kerri. “Restricting the Initiative: the Role of State Legislative Threat Perception.” Working paper (Preparing for Submission).
Milita, Kerri. "When Legislatures Pass the Buck: Explaining the Frequency and Type of Legislative Referred Amendments." Working Paper (Data Analysis).
Milita, Kerri. "Does Direct Democracy Hinder Descriptive Representation in U.S. Congressional Delegations?" Working paper (Data Analysis).
Congressional Elections & Campaigns
Krupnikov, Yanna, Kerri Milita, Elizabeth Connors, & John Barry Ryan. Forthcoming. “How Gender Affects the Efficacy of Discussion as an Information Shortcut.” Political Science Research and Methods.
Soroka, Stuart, John Barry Ryan, Kerri Milita, Yanna Krupnikov, and Patrick Kraft. Forthcoming. "How the Internet Changes Information Environments." Public Opinion Quarterly.
Milita, Kerri, & John Barry Ryan. 2019. "Battleground States and Local Coverage of American Presidential Campaigns." Political Research Quarterly 72 (1): 104-16 .
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.
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.
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.
Simas, Elizabeth N., Kerri Milita, & John Barry Ryan. "Ambiguous Rhetoric and Legislative Accountability." Invited to revise & resubmit.
Milita, Kerri, & Jaclyn Bunch. "Helicopter Parenting & the Selective Decline of Political Ambition." Working paper (Preparing for Submission).
Milita, Kerri. "Ambiguous Rhetoric & Credit Claiming: Stacking the Deck Against Women Candidates?” Working paper (Data Analysis).