Research

BOOKS

Twenty-First Century Americanism: Public Opinion in the Age of Immigration. 2011. Cambridge University Press. Winner of the Robert E. Lane Award for the best book published in political psychology, from the Political Psychology Organized Section of the American Political Science Association.

Press “One” for English: Language Policy, Public Opinion, and American Identity. 2005. Princeton University Press.

The Challenge of Democracy: American Government in Global Politics. With Kenneth Janda, Jeffrey M. Berry, Jerry Goldman, and Paul Manna. 14th Enhanced Election Update Edition. Cengage.

ARTICLES

The Political Meaning of Whiteness for Liberals and Conservatives,” The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics. 2019, 17(3): 421-446.

Education and the Curious Case of Conservative Compromise,” with James M. Glaser and Jeffrey M. Berry. Political Research Quarterly.

Not Just a National Issue: Effect of State-Level Reception of Immigrants and Population Changes on Intergroup Attitudes of Whites, Latinos, and Asians in the United States,” with Yuen Huo, John Dovidio, and Tomás Jiménez. Journal of Social Issues. 2018, 74(4), 716-736.

Assessing the Political Distinctiveness of White Millennials: How Race and Generation Shape Racial and Political Attitudes in a Changing America,” with Satia Marotta. RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 2018, 4(5): 158-187.

A Tale of Two States:  How State Immigration Climate Affects Belonging to State and Country Among Latinos,” with Tomás Jiménez, John Dovidio, and Yuen Huo. Social Problems, forthcoming.

Local Policy Proposals Can Bridge Latino and (Most) White Americans’ Response to Immigration,” with Yuen Huo, John Dovidio, and Tomás Jiménez. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2018, 115(5): 945-950.

White Attitudes about Descriptive Representation in the USA: The Roles of Identity, Discrimination, and Linked Fate,” Politics, Groups, and Identities, 2017, 5(1): 84-106.

Latino Attitudes about Surrogate Representation,” Social Science Quarterly, 2016, 97(3): 714-728.

Latino Attitudes about Spheres of Political Representation,” Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2015, 37(3): 398-419.

Boundaries of American Identity: Evolving Understandings of ‘Us’,” Annual Review of Political Science, 2014, v17: 441-460.

Which Birds of a Feather Flock Together? Assessing Attitudes about Descriptive Representation among Latinos and Asian Americans,” American Politics Research, 2013, 41(4): 699 – 729.

The Complicated Constituency: A Study of Immigrant Opinions about Political Representation,” Politics, Groups, and Identities, 2013, 1(1): 26-47.

The Dynamics of Public Opinion on Ethnic Profiling After 9/11: Results from a Survey Experiment,” American Behavioral Scientist, 2009, 53(1): 61 – 79.

Defining American Identity in the 21st Century: How Much ‘There’ is There?” Journal of Politics, 2007, 69(3): 597-615.

The Rise and Fall of Political Engagement Among Latinos: The Role of Identity and Perceptions of Discrimination,” Political Behavior, 2005, 27(3): 285-312.

All Politics is Psychological: A Review of Political Psychology Syllabi,” Perspectives on Politics, 2004, 2(4): 807-819.

American Identity and Attitudes toward Official-English Policies,” Political Psychology, 2003, 24(3): 469-499.

The More Things Change… American Identity and Mass and Elite Responses to 9/11,” Political Psychology, 2002, 23(3): 511-535.

Official-English and the States: Influences on Declaring English the Official Language in the United States,” Political Research Quarterly, 2001, 54(2): 445-457.

BOOK CHAPTERS

“Ambivalence in American Public Opinion about Immigration,” in New Directions in Public Opinion, 2nd edition, Adam Berinsky, ed., Routledge, 2016, pp. 278-298.

“Does ‘Becoming American’ Create a ‘Better’ American? How Identity Attachments and Perceptions of Discrimination Affect Trust and Obligation,” in Fear, Anxiety, and National Identity, Nancy Foner and Patrick Simon, eds., Russell Sage Foundation, 2015, pp. 83-114.

“Immigrant Resentment and American Identity in the Twenty-First Century,” in American Identity in the Age of Obama, Amílcar Antonio Barreto and Richard L. O’Bryant, eds. Routledge, 2014, pp. 100-132.

“Amnesty, Guest Workers, Fences! Oh My! Public Opinion about ‘Comprehensive Immigration Reform’,” in Immigration and Public Opinion in Liberal Democracies, Gary Freeman, Randall Hansen, and David Leal, eds. Routledge, 2013, pp. 207 – 231.

“Nationalism and National Identity in the United States,” in The Handbook of Identity Theory and Research, Seth Schwartz, Koen Luyckx, and Vivian Vignoles, eds. Springer Publishing, 2011, pp. 845 – 865.

“Citizen Groups, Political Parties, and Electoral Coalitions,” (with Jeffrey Berry) in Social Movements and American Political Institutions, Anne Constain and Andrew McFarland, eds. Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998, pp. 136-156.