Selected Writing & Speaking


Analysis: State Aid Cuts Likely to Lead to Higher Property Taxes, February 2, 2014
Maine Politics – Mpbn
 June 18, 2013

Maine’s new marriage law in context, Bangor Daily News, Jan. 8, 2013
The Year Ahead in Maine Politics – Mpbn, Jan. 2, 2013
Maine Voices: The public as an interest group, Portland Press Herald, Dec 30, 2012
Video: Election Re-Cap and Analysis | Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks, Nov. 8, 2012
Everyday Maine politics: Be informed, get involved, Bangor Daily News, Oct. 30, 2012
Maine Voices: Changing rules cloud campaign picturePortland Press Herald, Oct. 7, 2012
Maine Voices: We have no shield against negative adsPortland Press Herald, Aug. 10, 2012
LePage’s restriction on bonds hurts businesses he claims to supportBangor Daily News, July 24, 2012
Just another BRICK in the WALLPortland Press Herald, July 8, 2012
Analyst Takes Stock of Maine Primary Election Results – MpbnJune 13, 2012
Maine Political Recap – Mpbn, April 26, 2012


The Impact of Post-Recession State Revenue Reductions on Maine’s MunicipalitiesMaine Policy Review (2013)
Voting Restriction Politics in Maine
New England Journal of Political Science (2012)

Review of Clarkson and Mildeburger’s Dependent America: How Canada and Mexico Construct US PowerAmerican Review of Canadian Studies (2012)
“Project Votesmart,” “Crowdfunding,” and “Infographic”SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics (forthcoming)
The Role of Social Identity in Resistance to International Criminal Law: the Case of Serbia and the ICTYBerkeley Program in Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies (2003)
A Tale of Three Cities: Considering Divided Cities in the Former YugoslaviaBerkeley Center for Slavic and East European Studies (2003)


“Ask Me, I Won’t Say No: Advancing Same Sex Marriage through Institutions of Direct Democracy” (with Amy Fried), 2013 Annual State Politics and Policy Conference. (Please contact me for most recent draft.)
Voting Norms: the Effects of Existing Practice on State Opinion, Media Coverage and Electoral Reform 2012 Annual State Politics and Policy Conference
Trends in Presidential Heroic Rhetoric Under Economic Stress: Obama’s First Year, 2010 Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association
(De)Coding Content: Code Scheme Development in Content Analysis, 2006 Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association
The Heroic Framing of US Foreign Policy (dissertation)


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