Books and Book ChaptersThe Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Observation Became an International Norm, 2011 from Cornell University Press
Election Fraud: Detecting and Deterring Electoral Manipulation, Edited with R. Michael Alvarez and Thad E. Hall. 2008. Washington: Brookings Institution Press. This book includes my chapter, "How International Observers Detect and Deter Election Fraud" as Chapter 12.
"International Dimensions of Elections" in Dynamics of Democratization, Edited by Nathan Brown. 2011. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press
"Why Believe International Election Monitors?" in Credibility and Non-Governmental Organizations in a Globalizing World: When Virtue is Not Enough, edited by Peter Gourevitch, David A. Lake, and Janice Gross Stein. Cambridge University Press.
Published or Forthcoming Articles"Information and Self-Enforcing Democracy: The Role of International Election Observation" (with Nikolay Marinov) 2014, International Organization. 68:2, pp. 329-359.
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"When Do Goverments Resort to Election Violence?" (with Emilie M. Hafner-Burton and Ryan S. Jablonski). 2014, British Journal of Political Science. 44: 1, pp 149-179.
"Which Elections Can Be Lost?" (with Nikolay Marinov) 2012, Political Analysis. 20,2: 191-210.
"Catch Us if You Can: Election Monitoring and International Norm Creation" 2011, American Journal of Political Science. Volume 55, Issue 2.
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"International Scrutiny and Pre-Electoral Fiscal Manipulation" (with Angela O'Mahony). Vol. 72, no. 3, July 2010, pp. 1-14. Journal of Politics.
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"Experimenting with Democracy Promotion: International Observers and the 2004 Presidential Elections in Indonesia." 2010. Perspectives on Politics.
"The Future of Field Experiments in International Relations" 2010. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.
"The Observer Effect in International Politics: Evidence from a Natural Experiment," 2007. World Politics.
"In the Shadow of Democracy Promotion: Strategic Manipulation, International Observers, and Election Boycotts" (with Emily Beaulieu), March 2009 in Comparative Political Studies.
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National Elections Across Democracy and Autocracy
Selected Papers"Evaluating Experimental Data: Comparing Techniques (with Thad Dunning)"
"Surviving Elections: Election Violence on Leader Tenure." (with Emilie Hafner-Burton and Ryan Jablonski)
Papers also available on the Political Science Network at SSRN
Observing Norms: Explaining the Causes and Consequences of Internationally Monitored Elections.
University of California, San Diego: PhD Dissertation. Completed June 2006.