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I am a political psychologist and received my PhD from the University of Chicago. Prior to coming to UT, I was on faculty at the University of Washington and was a pre-doctoral fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University.
My book, Anxious Politics: Democratic Citizenship in a Threatening World, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2015 and was co-authored with Shana Gadarian of Syracuse University. We were co-winners of the 2016 Robert E. Lane Award, Political Psychology Section from the American Political Science Association.
My work explores political attitudes and persuasion. I am particularly interested in emotion, religion in American politics and experimental methods.