Public Policy Analysis
Public Safety—Traffic Safety
“Driving Distracted: How Effective Are State Policies at Preventing Distracted Driving?” SOUTHWESTERN SOCIAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION – Denver, CO April 9-11, 2015
“Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze? Integration of Women into a Male Organization versus Women as Enablers.” (with Don Haider-Markel, Alesha Doan, and Shannon Portillo). AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION – Wash. D.C. August 28-31, 2014
“Bureaucratic Discretion: Local LEOs’ Response to State Imposed Limits on Enforcement.” MIDWEST POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION – Chicago, IL April 3-6, 2014
“Deterring Unwanted Behavior: Preliminary results following the upgrade to primary enforcement of seat-belt laws.” STATE POLITICS AND POLICY CONFERENCE – Iowa City, IA May 24-25, 2013
“Killer Speed: A study of speed limit increases in Kansas.” MIDWEST POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION – Chicago, IL April 12-14, 2013
Securing a tenure track appointment in political science.
I have a one year old son with my wonderful wife.