Research by Field

Civic Engagement and Participation:

"The Impact of Ballot Type on Voter Errors." (Paul S. Herrnson, Michael J. Hanmer, and Richard G. Niemi). 2012. American Journal of Political Science, 56(3): 716-730.

Michael J. Hanmer, Discount Voting: Voter Registration Reforms and their Effects, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Paul S. Herrnson, Richard G. Niemi, Michael J. Hanmer, Benjamin B. Bederson, Frederick G. Conrad, Michael W. Traugott,Voting Technology: The Not-So-Simple Act of Casting a Ballot, (Washington,

"Losing Fewer Votes: The Impact of Changing Voting Systems on Residual Votes." (Michael J. Hanmer, Won-ho Park, Michael W. Traugott, Richard G. Niemi, Paul S. Herrnson, Frederick G. Conrad, and Benjamin B. Bederson). Political Research Quarterly, vol. 63:129-142, 2010

“Good Excuses: Understanding Who Votes with an Improved Turnout Question.” (Brian Duff, Michael J. Hanmer, Won-ho Park, and Ismail K. White). Public Opinion Quarterly, 71:67-90, 2007.

“The Impact of Vote-By-Mail on Voter Behavior.” (Michael J. Hanmer and Michael W. Traugott). American Politics Research, 32:375-405, 2004.

 

Congress:

"Networks in the Legislative Arena: How Group Dynamics Affect Cosponsorship." (Kathleen A. Bratton and Stella M. Rouse). 2011. Legislative Studies Quarterly, 36(3): 423-60, .

The Key Issue: Constituency Effects and Southern Senators’ Roll-Call Voting on Civil Rights. 2001. (Irwin Morris, M.V. Hood III, and Quentin Kidd). Legislative Studies Quarterly. November: 599-622.

Of Byrd[s] and Bumpers: Using Democratic Senators to Analyze Political Change in the South, 1950-1995. 1999. (Irwin Morris, M.V. Hood III, and Quentin Kidd). American Journal of Political Science. 43:465-487.

Electoral Pressures, Constituency Interests, and Policymaking: Monetary Policy Signaling and the Senate Banking Committee. (Irwin Morris).1995. Social Science Quarterly. 76(4): 902-910.

 

Race, Ethnicity, Gender:

Stella Rouse, Latinos in the Legislative process: Interests and Influence, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013).

"Shades of Faith: Religious Foundations of Political Attitudes Among African Americans, Latinos and Whites." (Brian D. McKenzie and Stella M. Rouse). 2013. American Journal of Political Science, 57(1): 218-235.

"Two Sides of the Same Coin? A Panel Granger Analysis of Black Electoral Mobilization and GOP Growth in the South, 1960-2004." (M.V. Hood III, Quentin Kidd, and Irwin Morris). Political Analysis, 16(3): 324-344, 2008.

“Divided Loyalties? Understanding Variation in Latinos’ Attitudes Toward Immigration” (Betina Cutaia Wilkinson, James Garand, and Stella Rouse). Social Science Quarterly 2010. 91 (3): 856-882.

“Latino Representation and Education: Pathways to Latino Student Performance” (Kathleen A. Bratton. Ashley D. Ross, and Stella Rouse)2010. State Politics and Policy Quarterly 2010. 10 (1): 69-95.

African American Voting on Proposition 187: Rethinking the Prevalence of Interminority Conflict. (Irwin Morris). 2000. Political Research Quarterly. 53:77-98.

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime: Racial/Ethnic Context and the Anglo Vote on Proposition 187.  (Irwin Morris and M.V. Hood III). 2000. Social Science Quarterly. 81(1):194-206.

 

Immigration:

Robert Koulish, Immigration and American Democracy: Subverting the Rule of Law, (New York: Routledge Press, 2009).

"Spiderman's Web and the Governmentality of Electronic Immigrant Detention," (Robert Koulish). 2012. Journal of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, 9(2): 1-26.

Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor, . . . But Make Sure They Have a Green Card: The Effects of Documented and Undocumented Migrant Context on Anglo Opinion Towards Immigration. 1998. (Irwin Morris and M.V. Hood III). Political Behavior. March: 1-15.

Quedate o Vente!: Uncovering the Determinants of Hispanic Public Opinion Towards Immigration. (Irwin Morris, M.V. Hood III, and Kurt Shirkey). 1997. Political Research Quarterly. September 50(3):627-674.

Amigos o Eneigos?: Racial Context, Racial Attitudes, and White Public Opinion Towards Immigration. (Irwin Morris and M.V. Hood III). 1997. Social Science Quarterly. June 78(2): 309-323.

Entering the Risk Society: A Contested Terrain for Immigration Enforcement,” Social Control and Justice: Crimmigration in the Age of Fear, Lemma/Eleven Publishing (2012)—Robert Koulish

“The Privatization of Immigration Control,” in The Latino/a Condition: A Critical Reader, (second edition) edited by Richard Delgado & Jean Stefancic, (NYU Press, 2010)—Robert Koulish

Blackwater and the Privatization of Immigration Control,” Saint Thomas Law Review (Spring, 2008)—Robert Koulish

“Profit, Plenary Powers and Militarization: A ‘Perfect Storm’ Scenario for Immigration
Control," 3 Journal Migration and Refugee Issues (No.4) (2007)—Robert Koulish

“Privatizing the Leviathan Immigration State” MR-zine (Monthly Review online), (July 20, 2007). mrzine.monthlyreview.org/koulish200707.html—Robert Koulish

“Teaching Diversity through Service-Learning Immigrant Assistance,” Transforming the Classroom, Transforming the World. Carolyn O’Grady ed. Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates. (2000).—Robert Koulish

“Citizenship Service Learning: Becoming Citizens by Assisting Immigrants,” PS: Political Science and Politics. (1998).—Robert Koulish

“U.S. Immigration Authorities and Border Communities,” Migration World Magazine. (Sept-Oct. 1995).—Robert Koulish

“Human and Civil Rights Abuses at the U.S.-Mexico-Border,” 3 Poverty and Race. (Oct. 1994).—Robert Koulish

“U.S. Immigration Authorities and Victims of Human and Civil Rights Abuses: The Border Interaction Project Study of South Tucson, Arizona, and South Texas,” University of Arizona Mexican American Studies and Research Center Working Paper Series No. 20.(June 1994).—Robert Koulish

“Systemic Deterrence Against Prospective Asylum Seekers: A Study of a South Texas Immigration District,” Immigration and Nationality Law Review (1992).—Robert Koulish

“Systemic Deterrence Against Prospective Asylum Seekers: A Study of a South Texas Immigration District,” 19 New York University Journal of Law and Social Change. (1992).—Robert Koulish

 

Millennials/ Youth Politics

"Voter Turnout Among College Students: New Data and a Rethinking of Traditional Theories." (Richard G. Niemi and Michael J. Hanmer). Social Science Quarterly, 91:301-323, 2010.

"Where Can and Should College Students Vote?: A Legal and Empirical Perspective." (Richard G. Niemi, Michael J. Hanmer, and Thomas H. Jackson). Election Law Journal, 8:327-348, 2009.

“Economic Uncertainty, Job Threat, and the Resiliency of the Millennial Generation’s Attitudes toward Immigration” (Stella Rouse and Ashley Ross). Social Science Quarterly, 2015. Forthcoming. Early view DOI: 10.1111/ssqu.12168.

“College Students in the 2004 Election.” (Richard G. Niemi and Michael J. Hanmer). Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). November 2004.

 

Other:

Irwin L. Morris, The American Presidency: An Analytical Approach, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Michael J. Hanmer, Discount Voting: Voter Registration Reforms and their Effects, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Paul S. Herrnson, Richard G. Niemi, Michael J. Hanmer, Benjamin B. Bederson, Frederick G. Conrad, Michael W. Traugott,Voting Technology: The Not-So-Simple Act of Casting a Ballot, (Washington,

Paul Herrnson, Colton Campbell, Marne Ezra, and Stephen Medvic, Guide to Political Campaigns in America, (Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2005).D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2008).

Ronald A. Faucheux, The Debate Book: Standards and Guidelines for Sponsoring Political Candidate Debates in Congressional, State, and Local Elections, (Washington, D.C.: Campaigns and Elections, 2003).

Ronald A. Faucheux and Paul S. Herrnson, Campaign Battle Lines: The Practical Consequences of Crossing the Line Between What's Right and What's Not in Political Campaigning, (Washington, D.C.: Campaigns and Elections, 2002).

 

Paul S. Herrnson and John C. Green, Multiparty Politics in America, 2nd ed. (Landover, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2002)

Paul S. Herrnson, Ronald G. Shaiko and Clyde Wilcox, eds., The Interest Group Connection: Electioneering, Lobbying, and Policymaking in Washington, 2nd ed. (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2004).

Ronald A. Faucheux and Paul S. Herrnson, The Good Fight: How Political Candidates Struggle to Win Elections Without Losing Their Souls, (Washington, D.C.: Campaigns and Elections).

"Media Coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court: How Do Journalists Assess the Importance of Court Decisions?" (Kaitlyn Sill, Emily Metzgar, and Stella M. Rouse). 2013. Political Communication, 30(1): 58-80

"Behind the Curve: Clarifying the Best Approach to Calculating Predicted Probabilities and Marginal Effects from Limited Dependent Variable Models." (Michael J. Hanmer and Kerem Ozan Kalkan). 2013. American Journal of Political Science, 57(1): 263-277.

"The Impact of Ballot Type on Voter Errors." (Paul S. Herrnson, Michael J. Hanmer, and Richard G. Niemi). 2012. American Journal of Political Science, 56(3): 716-730.

"The Impact of Presidential Campaigning on Presidential Support in the Houes of Representatives." (Paul S. Herrnson, Irwin L. Morris, and John McTague). 2011. Legislative Suties Quarterly, 36(1): 99-122.

"How Public Opinion Constrains the U.S. Supreme Court." (Christopher J. Casillas, Peter K. Enns, and Patrick C. Wohlfarth). 2011. American Journal of Political Science, 55(1): 74-88.

"Explaining Presidential Greatness: The Roles of Peace and Prosperity?" (Irwin Morris and Jill Gloekler). 2010. Presidential Studies Quarterly. 40(3): 515-530.

 

"Losing Fewer Votes: The Impact of Changing Voting Systems on Residual Votes." (Michael J. Hanmer, Won-ho Park, Michael W. Traugott, Richard G. Niemi, Paul S. Herrnson, Frederick G. Conrad, and Benjamin B. Bederson). Political Research Quarterly, vol. 63:129-142, 2010

"Voter Reactions to Electronic Voting Systems: Results from a Usability Field Test." (Paul S. Herrnson, Richard G. Niemi, Michael J. Hanmer, Peter L. Francia, Benjamin B. Bederson, Frederick G. Conrad, and Michael W. Traugott). American Politics Research, 36:580-611.

“The Drug Laden Balloon: U.S. Military Assistance and Coca Production in the Central Andes” with Moises Arce. Social Science Quarterly 2006. 87 (3): 540-557—Stella Rouse

“Electronic Voting Eliminates Hanging Chads But Introduces New Usability Challenges.” (Frederick G. Conrad, Benjamin B. Bederson, Brian Lewis, Emilia Peytcheva, Michael W. Traugott, Michael J. Hanmer, Paul S. Herrnson, and Richard G. Niemi). International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 67:111-124, 2009.

“An Alternative Approach to Estimating Who is Most Likely to Respond to Changes in Registration Laws.” Political Behavior, 29:1-30, 2007.

“Good Excuses: Understanding Who Votes with an Improved Turnout Question.” (Brian Duff, Michael J. Hanmer, Won-ho Park, and Ismail K. White). Public Opinion Quarterly, 71:67-90, 2007.

“The Impact of Vote-By-Mail on Voter Behavior.” (Michael J. Hanmer and Michael W. Traugott). American Politics Research, 32:375-405, 2004.

“Data Collection and the National Voter Registration Act.” in Data for Democracy: Improving Elections Through Metrics and Measurement. The Pew Center on the States. December 2008.

“A Study of Vote Verification Technology: Part II, Usability.” (Paul S. Herrnson, Richard G. Niemi, Benjamin B. Bederson, and Michael J. Hanmer). Conducted for the Maryland State Board of Elections. January 2006.

“How Good is This Excuse?: Correction of Over-reporting of Voter Turnout in the 2002 4 American National Election Study.” (Brian Duff, Michael J. Hanmer, Won-ho Park, and Ismail K. White). National Election Studies (NES) Technical Report. August 2004.

“Oregon Vote-by-Mail Project: Report to the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund.” (Michael W. Traugott and Michael J. Hanmer). University of Michigan. December 2001.

Politics from Anarchy to Democracy: Rational Choice in Political Science. Edited volume (Irwin Morris, Joe Oppenheimer, Karol Soltan). 2004. Stanford University Press.

Votes, Money, and the Clinton Impeachment. (Irwin Morris).2002. Westview Press (Transforming American Politics Series).

Congress, the President, and the Federal Reserve: The Politics of American Monetary Policymaking. (Irwin Morris).2000 (updated 2002). The University of Michigan Press.

Presidential Campaigning in the 2002 Congressional Elections.(Paul S. Herrnson and Irwin Morris). 2007. Legislative Studies Quarterly. XXXII(4): 629-648.

A Mighty Fortress: The Social and Economic Foundations of the American Megachurch Movement. 2007. (Kimberly Karnes, Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, Wayne McIntosh, and Irwin Morris). Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 46:261-268.

Running to Lose?: John C. Breckinridge and the Presidential Election of 1860. (Jeffrey Jenkins and Irwin Morris). 2006. Electoral Studies. 25:306-328.

Turnout and the Local Age Distribution: Examining Political Participation Across Space and Time. 2004. (James G. Gimpel, David R. Armstrong, and Irwin Morris). Political Geography. 23(1): 71-95

A Report on the Reintroduction of the Elephas maximus 1 in the Southern United States: Explaining the Rise of Republican State Parties, 1960-2000. 2004. (Irwin Morris, M.V. Hood III, and Quentin Kidd). American Politics Research. 32: 68-101.

Pork, Partisanship, and the Public Interest: The Reality of the President’s Line-Item Veto. (Irwin Morris, M.V. Hood III, and Grant Neeley). 1999. Political Research Quarterly. 52:753-766.

First Branch, or Root? The Congress, the President, and the Federal Reserve. 1998. (Irwin Morris and Michael Munger). Public Choice. 96:363-380.

Boll Weevils and Roll Call Voting: A Study in Time and Space. 1998. (Irwin Morris and M.V. Hood III). Legislative Studies Quarterly. May: 245-269.

Appointments, Presidential Power, and the Federal Reserve. (Irwin Morris and Bill Keech). 1997. Journal of Macroeconomics. Spring 19(2): 253-267.

On the Coexistence of Directional and Proximity Voters. (Irwin Morris and George Rabinowitz). 1997. Journal of Theoretical Politics. 9(1): 75-88.

Visits for Victory: Presidential Campaign Appearances Can Make a Difference. (Irwin Morris and Paul Herrnson). 2005. Campaigns & Elections. October/November: 34-35.

“Baby Boomers and the Death of Political Speech: An Unintended Consequence of Bono’s Red Campaign,” Pepperdine University School of Law's Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law (Spring, 2008).—Robert Koulish

“Building Colonia Land Policy From the Inside Out,” with Marlynn May, Irregular Settlement and Self-Help Housing in the United States. Lincoln Institute monograph series (2001).—Robert Koulish