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)

Learning from History: Can Historical Learning Generate Belief in Structural Racial Inequality and Reduce Racial Resentment?” (with Albert Fang)

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