Research

Books

1.White Backlash: Immigration, Race, and American Politics. 2015. Princeton University Press.

2. Campaigning to the New American Electorate: Advertising to Latino Voters. 2010. Stanford University Press.

3. New Faces, New Voices: the Hispanic Electorate in America. 2010. Princeton University Press.

Journal Aritcles

1. “Racially Polarized Voting” (with Christopher Elmendorf and Kevin Quinn) University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, 2016.

2. “Re-Examining the Racial Gap in Political Knowledge” The Journal of Politics, 2015: 77(1): 44-54.

3. “How Watershed Immigration Policies Affect American Public Opinion over a Lifetime” (with Lydia Lundgren) International Migration Review, 2014, Fall, 1-36.

4. “Life Cycle Effects and Social Pressure to Vote” (with Costas Panagopolous) Electoral Studies, 2014, 33:115-122.

5. “Are Blacks and Latinos Responsible for the Passage of Proposition 8? Analyzing Voter Attitudes on California's Proposal to Ban Same-Sex Marriage in 2008" Political Research Quarterly, 2010, 63(4): 922-932.

6. Agenda Setting, Public Opinion, and the Issue of Immigration Reform. (with Johanna Dunaway and Regina Branton) Social Sciences Quarterly, 2010, 91(2): 359-378.

7. “Assessing the Causes and Effects of Political Trust Amongst U.S. Latinos” (with R. Michael Alvarez), American Politics Research, 2010, 38(1): 110-141.

8. Examining the Link Between Issue Attitudes and News Source: The Case of Latinos and Immigration.  (with Simran Singh) Political Behavior, 2009, 31(1):1-30.

9. “The Hispanic Vote in the 2004 Presidential Election: Insecurity and Moral Concerns" (with R. Michael Alvarez and Jonathan Nagler), The Journal of Politics, April 2008, 70(2): 368-382.

10. “Race Based vs. Issue Voting: A Natural Experiment'' (with Jonathan Nagler and R. Michael Alvarez), Political Research Quarterly, June 2005, 58:203-218.

11. “Who Evaluates a Presidential Candidate by Using Non-Policy Campaign Messages?” Political Research Quarterly, March 2005, 58:55-67.