World War II and American Racial Politics: Public Opinion, the Presidency, and Civil Rights Advocacy. Forthcoming. Cambridge University Press.


Race, Religion, and Obama in Appalachia.” 2019. Social Science Quarterly 100(1). 38-59.

Civil Rights, World War II, and U.S. Public Opinion.” 2016. Studies in American Political Development 30(1). 38-61.

The Heterogeneity of Southern White Distinctiveness.” 2014. American Politics Research 42(4). 551-578.

Other Publications

Race and Southern Political Development.” Forthcoming. Journal of Politics.

Politics of the American South.” 2018. Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science. Ed. Sandy Maisel. New York: Oxford University Press.

Working Papers

Slavery, Reconstruction, and Bureaucratic Capacity in the American South” (with Pavithra Suryanarayan)

“State Parties, the Democratic National Committee, and Civil Rights Liberalism”

“Does Learning about Racial Injustice Affect Policy Beliefs and Attitudes among White Americans?” (with Albert Fang)