I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration at Binghamton University, SUNY. I earned my doctoral degree in political science from Florida State University in 2019. 

My research works to identify how institutions interact with information to shape decision making in politics and public policy. I am also interested in the origins and maintenance of institutions, testing their importance using new theories, research design, and data. 

Methodologically, I am a quantitative scholar with training in a variety of techniques including survey experiments, multilevel modeling, and Geographic Information Systems.

My research has been published in Social Forces, State Politics & Policy Quarterly, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, and State and Local Government Review

At Binghamton, I teach graduate-level coursework in Research Methods and Public Policy. 

At Florida State, I taught undergraduate courses in American Government, Public Policy, State Politics, and Research Methods.

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