. A general framework for learning about research designs. Under review, 2018.


. List experiments with measurement error. Revise & resubmit, Political Analysis, 2018.


. Motivating the adoption of new community-minded behaviors: An empirical test in Nigeria. Under review, 2017.


. The audio check: A method For improving data quality and detecting data fabrication. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2017.

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. Design and analysis of the randomized response technique. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2015.

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. Comparing and combining list and endorsement experiments: Evidence from Afghanistan. American Journal of Political Science, 2014.

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. Explaining support for combatants during wartime: A survey experiment in Afghanistan. American Political Science Review, 2013.

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. Poverty and support for militant politics: Evidence from Pakistan. American Journal of Political Science, 2013.

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. Statistical analysis of list experiments. Political Analysis, 2012.

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Does Community Policing Build Trust in the State and Reduce Crime?

Six-country coordinated study in Brazil, Colombia, Liberia, Uganda, Pakistan, and the Philippines.

Improving Research Designs in the Social Sciences

Tools to imagine data before it is collected, design-based estimators, and to declare and diagnose research designs.

Motivating Community-Minded Behaviors in Nigeria

Large-scale experiment of film and text-messaging program to encourage reporting corruption in the Niger Delta

Studying Sensitive Topics in Surveys

Methods and tools for list and endorsement experiments and the randomized response technique.


POL SCI 200E: Experimental Design. Fall 2016, Winter 2018. Syllabus

POL SCI 240a/b: Comparative Politics Field Seminar. Fall-Winter 201617. Syllabus

POL SCI 50: Comparative Politics. Winter 2017, Winter 2018.

I am part of the cross-university teaching collaboration Democratic Erosion. The last third of POL SCI 50 focuses on democratic erosion from a comparative perspective.

Improving Designs in the Social Sciences. Ph.D. workshop, 2016–. Faculty leader with Darin Christensen, Erin Hartman, and Chad Hazlett.