The Law and Politics of Presidential Term Limit Evasion. 2020. Columbia Law Review 120(1): 1-77. (with Mila Versteeg, Tim Horley, Mauricio Gium, and Marilyn Guirguis)
Ruling Parties in Authoritarian Regimes: Rethinking Institutional Strength. 2019. British Journal of Political Science.
Data and replication files for this article can be accessed here.
Accessing the State: Executive Constraints and Credible Commitment in Dictatorships. 2019. The Journal of Theoretical Politics 33(4): 568-599.
Gerrymandering Opposition: Minority-Concentrated Districts and Electoral Competition in Mexico. 2017. Studies In Comparative International Development 52:64-86. (with Brian Palmer-Rubin)
Winning the Game of Thrones: Leadership Succession in Modern Autocracies. Conditionally Accepted at the Journal of Conflict Resolution.
Rebel Regimes and Military Powersharing: Consequences of Conflict for Authoritarian Durability (with Jack Paine). Under review. Non-technical summary available here.
Subverting Electoral Competition: Elite Cooptation and Opposition Fragmentation. (with Leonardo Arriola and Jed DeVaro). Under review.
Highway Through the Danger Zone: Thresholds of Democratic Survival and Breakdown (with Benjamin Helms, Jonathan Kropko, and David Leblang)
Works in Progress
Measuring Executive Aggrandizement: Elite powersharing in presidential cabinets
When Do Leaders Evade Term Limits? (with Mila Versteeg)