I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. I previously taught at Denison University. My research interests include: political behavior, election administration, parties, religion and politics, and political communication. My work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in such outlets as Legislative Studies QuarterlyPolitical Research QuarterlyAmerican Politics Research, Political CommunicationSocial Science Quarterly, State Politics & Policy Quarterly, Public Administration Review, and Polity