“The Meaning of Constituency in Senate Decision Making,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, August 2019
“Parties and Leaders in Senate Decision Making,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2019; and the Oppenheimer Reconsidered Conference, Vanderbilt University, April 2019
U.S. Senators and the Act of Representation: Concepts and Measures," presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2018.
"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