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The 2012 Republican Primaries
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the 2012 Presidential Primaries. In this presentation, the author gives the audience an overview of the structure of the primaries, and provides a recap of past primaries. The author also speaks about the money, momentum, and media attention in the primaries.
Bottoms up: How subnational elections predict parties' decisions to run in presidential elections in Europe and Latin America
This article argues that a party's presence in elections across subnational units and its subsequent performance in these elections are determining factors for whether it enters the presidential race.
Characteristics of Actors Involved in Social Protest: An Extension of the Social Conflict Analysis Database (SCAD)
Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses characteristics of actors involved in social protest and an extension of the social conflict analysis database.
Characteristics of Actors Involved in Social Protest: An Extension of the Social Conflict Analysis Database (SCAD) [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses characteristics of actors involved in social protest and an extension of the social conflict analysis database (SCAD).
Data Access and Research Transparency in Political Science Journals
Presentation for the first Open Data Hackathon at UNT, organized as part of International Open Data Day. This presentation discusses data access and research transparency in political science journals.
Democratization and Social Conflict in Africa, 1990-2009
This poster was featured at the 2013 Perot Museum of Nature and Science's 'Social Science' exhibit. It discusses democratization and social conflict in Africa from 1990 to 2009.
Discourse and dissonance: religious agendas in the 104th Congress
This article investigates the religious dimension of Republican legislators' participation in one-minute speeches during the 104th Congress (1995-1996).
Electoral Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa 1990-2009
This video accompanies a poster and includes slides discussing electoral violence in Sub-Saharan Africa from 1990 to 2009.
Introduction to the Law and the American Legal System
This book chapter offers an introduction to the law and the American legal system.
Is there a monadic authoritarian peace: Authoritarian regimes, democratic transition types and the first use of violent force
This article examines conflict proneness of authoritarian states and tests whether the monadic democratic peace argument can be extended to explain the conflict behavior of authoritarian states.
Latino Attitudes Toward Abortion and Marriage Equality: Examining the Influence of Religiosity, Acculturation, and Non-Response
This article seeks to extend literature on Latinos' policy preferences by examining the influence of multiple dimensions of acculturation and religiosity on two contemporary moral policy issues: abortion and same-sex marriage.
No Longer Collecting Dust: How ETD & Open Access Will Revolutionize the Academy
This is the presentation for the closing remarks at the Texas Electronic Theses and Dissertations (TxETD) Annual Conference. It discusses how ETDs and open access will revolutionize the academy.
Primed Parsons; Reference Groups and Clergy Political Attitudes
This article investigates the effect of parishioners and institutional superiors on clergy political attitudes.
Racial and Ethnic Politics in the 2012 Presidential Primaries
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the 2012 Presidential Primaries. In this presentation, the author discusses how members of different racial and ethnic backgrounds responded to the 2012 Republican primary candidates.
Reform Vs. Repression as Counterinsurgency Strategies in El Salvador, 1979-1992
This poster was featured at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science's 'Social Science' exhibit. It discusses land reform and democracy as counterinsurgency.
Remembering to Ask the Boss: Priming and the Dynamics of Priest Reliance on Bishop Cues
This article assesses the effects of randomly priming priests with varying considerations of their professional responsibilities and relevant constituencies (including parishioner expectations).
El Salvador Death Squad Activity 1979-1991
This video accompanies a poster and includes slides discussing El Salvador death squad activity from 1979 to 1991.
Using Calibrated Peer Review to Facilitate Writing Assignments in Large Classes
This poster discusses a project using Calibrated Peer Review (CPR). CPR is a web-based instructional tool. CPR assignments require students to write an essay, evaluated three 'canned' calibration essays on the same topic, evaluate three of their peers' essays, and finally evaluate their own essay. The authors' goal was to determine whether the CPR process improves student learning of the essay content and whether the CPR process improves student writing.
Who Are These Unauthorized Immigrants and What Are We Going To Do About Them?
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Unauthorized Immigration. This presentation discusses immigration in the United States, unauthorized immigration, and policies in place on immigration.