Accessing the State: Executive Constraints and Credible Commitment in Dictatorships. 2019. The Journal of Theoretical Politics.
Ruling Parties in Authoritarian Regimes: Rethinking Institutional Strength. 2019. British Journal of Political Science.
The Law and Politics of Presidential Term Limit Evasion. Forthcoming in the Columbia Law Review. (with Mila Versteeg, Tim Horley, Mauricio Gium, and Marilyn Guirguis)
Gerrymandering Opposition: Minority-Concentrated Districts and Electoral Competition in Mexico. 2017. Studies In Comparative International Development 52:64-86. (with Brian Palmer-Rubin)
Leadership Succession in Modern Autocracies (under review)
Elite Cooptation and Opposition Fragmentation in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes (with Leonardo Arriola and Jed DeVaro)
Works in Progress
Highway Through the Danger Zone: Thresholds of Democratic Survival and Breakdown (with Benjamin Helms, Jonathan Kropko, and David Leblang)
When Do Leaders Evade Term Limits? (with Mila Versteeg)