My research agenda covers different American political institutions' policymaking roles and capacities, particularly how competition for information and attention shapes their agendas.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

· Lewallen, Jonathan. 2018. 
Congressional Attention and Opportunity Structures: The Select Energy Independence and Global Warming Committee. Review of Policy Research, 153-69. Abstract

· Lewallen, Jonathan. 2017. The Issue Politics of Presidential Veto Threats. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 277-92. Abstract

· Lewallen, Jonathan. 2017. From Rules to Representation: Teaching About the Territories and their Delegates in the U.S. Congress. PS: Political Science & Politics, 497-500. Abstract

· Lewallen, Jonathan. 2016. Legislative Error and the "Politics of Haste." PS: Political Science & Politics, 239-43. Abstract
· Lewallen, Jonathan, Sean M. Theriault, and Bryan D. Jones. 2016. Congressional Dysfunction: An Information Processing Perspective. Regulation & Governance, 179-90. Abstract

Edited Volumes and Handbooks

· Lewallen, Jonathan. 2016. "Congress in the Policy Process." American Governance, ed. Stephen L. Schechter. Detroit, MI: Macmillan, 345-47.

· Lewallen, Jonathan. 2016. "Rational Comprehensive Decision Making." American Governance, ed. Stephen L. Schechter. Detroit, MI: Macmillan, 243-44.

· Lewallen, Jonathan, and Herschel F. Thomas III. "Bounded Rationality." American Governance, ed. Stephen L. Schechter. Detroit, MI: Macmillan, 148-49.

· Theriault, Sean M., and Jonathan Lewallen. "Congressional Parties and the Policy Process." The Parties Respond, 5th edition, ed. Mark D. Brewer and L. Sandy Maisel. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 265-93.

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