I am Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University and Associate Director of LAPOP Lab. My research interests include comparative political behavior, political parties and partisanship, congruence and representation, legacies of political violence, and class and inequality.

I am the author of Party Brands in Crisis (Cambridge, 2016) and coeditor of Unequal Democracies (Cambridge, 2024, with Jonas Pontusson) and Campaigns and Voters in Developing Democracies (Michigan, 2019, with Virginia Oliveros and Luis Schiumerini). I am currently completing two new books, one with Nicholas Carnes entitled, Keeping Workers Off the Ballot, and another with Leonid Peisakhin entitled, Children of Violence.

My research has also appeared in American Journal of Political ScienceAmerican Political Science Review, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Politics, and World Politics, among other outlets.