I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Rochester. I was previously a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. I received my PhD from the Department of Politics at Princeton University in 2015. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I will be on leave at the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice AY 2018-19.
Endogenous Parliaments: Urban Agglomeration, Technological Accumulation, and the Deep Roots of Executive Constraints in Europe w/ Carles Boix (R&R at International Organization)
Coal, Early Industrialization, and the Persistence of Left-Wing Partisianship w/ Elena Esposito (R&R at The American Journal of Political Science)
The Evolution of National Constitutions w/ Michael Barber (Accepted Pending Replication at The Quarterly Journal of Political Science)
The Resource Curse in the Long-Run: Evidence From European Coal Mining Regions in the 19th Century w/ Elena Esposito (Under Review)
Systemic Uncertainty and the Emergence of Border Disputes w/ David Carter (Under Review)
The Economic Effects of Leaders' Economic Interests: Evidence from Election By Lot in the Florentine Republic (Under Review)
The Emergence of Political Order w/ Emiel Awad and Brenton Kenkel
Scaling the Founding: Identifying Latent Dimensions in the American Colonial Constitutions w/ Michael Barber and Jeremey Pope.
Parliaments, War, & Commerce w/ Carles Boix
Robert O. Keohane Award for best article in International Organization by a junior scholar - 2017
Ernst Haas Best Dissertation Award from the APSA European Politics and Society Section - 2015
The Society for Political Methodology Best Poster Award - 2013