"Parties and Leaders: Polarization and Power in the U.S. House and Senate," prepared for publication in New Directions in Congressional Politics, edited by Jamie L. Carson, Routledge, forthcoming.
"Bicameralism and U.S. Agriculture Policy, 1995-2008," presented at the Conference on the Politics of Federal Spending, University of California, Merced, May 2010 (with E. Robinson*).
“The One Thing You Need to Know about Congress: The Middle Doesn't Rule,” presented at the Conference in Honor of Richard G. Niemi, Department of Political Science, University of Rochester, November 2007.
“Holds, Legislation, and the Senate Parties,” presented at the Conference on the U.S. Senate, Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, March 2005 (with D. Lipinski).
“The Institutional Context of Veto Bargaining,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2003 (with S. Ng*). Winner of the Patrick J. Fett Award for the best paper on Congress and the Presidency presented at the conference.
"Informal Leadership in Congress," presented at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., May 2002
* Current or former William and Mary student