Reform and Reaction: The Arc of Modern Kansas Politics. (With Burdett Loomis, H. Edward Flentje, Michael Smith, and Mark Peterson) Forthcoming, University Press of Kansas.
Communicating Politics Online, 2nd Edition. Palgrave Macmillan, April 2023.
Primary Elections in American Politics: The Unintended Consequences of Progressive-Era Reform. (Co-authored with Joe Romance). SUNY Press, December 2022.
American Government: Democracy Under Threat. Eighth Edition. Kendall Hunt Publishers, November 2022.
The Unorthodox Presidency of Donald Trump. (co-edited with Paul Rutledge) University Press of Kansas, 2021
● MUCH SOUND AND FURY OR THE NEW JIM CROW? THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY’S RESTRICTIVE NEW VOTING LAWS AND THEIR IMPACT. (Edited with Michael Smith). SUNY Press, 2021.
● American Government: Political Culture in an Online World. Seventh Edition. Kendall-Hunt Publishers, January 2018.
● American Political Parties Under Pressure: Parties and Strategy in the 2016 Elections. (Edited with Laurie Rice). Palgrave MacMillan, 2017.
● Operator Error: Civic Failure and its Threat to Citizen Democracy. Lexington Press, December 2016.
● State Voting Laws in America: Historical Statutes and their Modern Implications. With Michael Smith and Kevin Anderson. Palgrave MacMillan. January 2015.
● Communicating Politics Online. Palgrave MacMillan, October 2014.
● American Government: Political Culture in an Online World. Sixth Edition. Kendall Hunt Publishers. 2013.
● Communicating Politics. Soomo Publishing, 2012.
● American Government: Politics and Political Culture. Fifth Edition. With William Lyons and John M. Scheb II. Kendall Hunt Publishers, 2010.
● Sidebar and Supplemental Material Author. American Government: Politics and Political Culture by William Lyons and John Scheb. November 2004.
● “Introduction,” and “Conclusion” (with Michael Smith) in Much Sound and Fury, or the New Jim Crow?” State University of New York Press, 2021.
● “Showing How the Magician Does a Trick.” In Political Science for the Curious. Edited by Kishor Vaidya. Curious Academic Publishing, 2015.
● “Democratizing Information: Web 2.0 Tools in Civic Engagement” (With Carolyn Campbell) In Civic Engagement for the 21st Century. Edited by MIchael Rogers and Donald Gooch. Lexington Press, 2015.
● “The Medium is the Messenger: Web 2.0 Tools in the Political Science Classroom.” Chapter in Teaching Politics Beyond the Book. Edited by Robert Glover and Daniel Tagliarini. Continuum, 2012.
● “Soccer Moms, Hockey Moms, and National Security Moms: Reality versus Fiction in the Female Voter.” Chapter in Women and the White House. edited volume by Lilly Goren and Justin Vaughn. University of Kentucky Press. 2012.
● “The Eulogy Effect: The Impact of a Candidate’s Death on Media Coverage During Campaigns.” (With Michael A. Smith, Kevin Anderson, and Ryan Sisson). In Politics and Popular Culture Edited by Leah Murray. Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010.
● “Predictors of Success in State Legislative Campaigning.” In Predictive Models in Presidential Campaigns. Edited by Chandrasekhar Putcha. Edwin Mellen Press, 2010.
● “Campaign” In 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook. Edited by John Ishiyama and Mairjke Bruening. Sage Publications, 2010.
● “The 5P Rule.” In Inside Political Campaigns: Chronicles—and Lessons—from the Trenches. Edited By James Bowers and Steven Daniels. Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2009.
● “Trickle-Down Technology?: The Use of Computing Technology in State Legislative Campaigns” Edited by Costas Panagopoulos. In Politicking Online. Rutgers University Press, 2009.
● “An Analysis of the Results from the 2016 US Presidential Election.” (with Chandra Putcha, Paul Rutledge, and Brian Sloboda) Journal of Global Politics and Current Diplomacy. 8(1) 5-30 (2020)
● “Star Wars: The Fascism Awakens, Legislative Structure in the Galactic Republic and Weimar Germany.” Studies in the Social Sciences. 1(1) 7-22 (2020)
“Breaking the Banks and Filling the Troughs” (with Donald M. Gooch) The Midsouth Political Science Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, pages 19-58
● “Utilization of an Open Feedback Process Model to Develop a University Mission Statement” (2013) With C.B. Crawford. Teaching and Learning. July 7 2014.
● “The Path to Informed Citizenship: Curricular and Co-Curricular Media Literacy Efforts in American State Colleges and Universities.” eJournal of Public Affairs. Vol. 2, Number 2 (August 30 2013). http://ejournal.missouristate.edu/
● “Video Killed the Textbook Star.” Journal of Political Science Education, Vol. 8, No. 2 (April-June 2012) pages 189-200.
● “Debating the Future: A Social Security and Political Leadership Simulation.” With Brent J. Goertzen. Journal of Political Science Education. Vol. 4, No. 3 (July-September 2008), pages 330-340.
● “Social Security: A Pending Crisis. A Politics and Leadership Debate.” With Brent J. Goertzen. Journal of Leadership Education. Winter 2007, pages 226-236.
● “Trickle-Down Technology? The Use of Computing Technology in State Legislative Campaigns. Social Science Computer Review Winter 2007, pages 466-483.
● "In the Robes of the Supreme Court Justices: A Supreme Court Decision-Making Simulation." With Richard J. Hardy and Laurie Sonnier PS: Political Science and Politics. Vol. 38, No. 3 (July 2005), pages 411-415.
● “Closeness Counts in Canada: Voter Participation in the 1993 and 1997 Federal Elections.” With James W. Endersby (University of Missouri) and Steven E. Galatas (Southwest Georgia State University). The Journal of Politics, Vol. 62, No. 2 (May 2002), pages 610-631.
● “Utilization of an Open Feedback Process Model to Develop a University Mission Statement” (2013) With C.B. Crawford. Academic Leader. July 1, 2013.
● “Times Talk and the First Year Experience” (2008) With Mark E. Colwell, FHSU Undergrad Civic Engagement in the First Year of College. Edited by Martha LaBare. The New York Times and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
● Editorial Board Member, Electoral Voices. (2006) A research and best practices monograph published by the American Democracy Project.
● “The Do-It-Yourself Interest Group” in Quick Hits for Educating Citizens. (2006) Indiana University Press.
● "Internet Campaign," "Campaign Contribution Limits," “General Election Campaign,” “State Party Committee,” “National Party Committee,” “State Party Committee,” “Fundraising,” “Campaign Literature,” and "Campaign Consultant" in The Encyclopedia of Parties and Elections. (2006) Edited by Larry J. Sabato and Howard Ernst. Facts on File..
● “Free and Fair Elections,” “At-large elections,” “Literacy Test,” “Radical Republicans,” and “Reconstruction.” Entries in An Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties. (2006) Edited by Otis Stephens and John Scheb. Greenwood Press.
Journal Article Manuscript Reviews
● State Politics and Policy Quarterly, June 2015
● Review Board Member, eJournal of Public Affairs. September 2013-Present.
● Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties. Spring 2012
● American Politics Research. Spring 2011
● Journal of Political Science Education. Summer 2008, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Summer 2014, Fall 2014.
● The Journal of Politics. Summer 2004.
Last Five Years Academic Conference Participation
● “The Rise and Fall of the Reagan Regime.” (with Paul E. Rutledge). Presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, April 13-16 2023.
● “Political Science Undercover: Communicating Social Science Research Without the Jargon.” (with Michael Smith and Kevin Anderson). Presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, April 13-16 2023.
● “Spilling the TEA: Proto-Party Candidate Recruitment and Success in State Legislative Elections, 2012-2020” Presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, April 7-10 2022.
● “State Legislative Primary Election Competitiveness, 2012-2020.” Bliss Institute of Applied Politics’ State of the Parties conference, November 4,5 2021.
● “Weakened Linkages: The Direct Primary’s Effect on Participatory Democracy.” Georgia Political Science Association Annual Meeting October 17-19 2019. Savannah, GA
Last Five Years Conference Panel Service
● Chair and Discussant. “Voting Rules and Election Administration” Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting April 13-16 2023.
● CourseHero Pedagogical Innovation Grant - $2,000 (August 2022)
Students Learn Students Vote Coalition Fall Mobilization Funding - $4,500 (October 2020)
Ask Every Student Voting Registration, Education, and Mobilization Progam - $1,000 (October 2020)