research

PUBLICATIONS

Book
  • ​2015. Standardizing Diversity: The Political Economy of Language Regimes. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.


Articles
  • Accepted. "Democracy and Minority Language Recognition: Tyranny of the Majority and the Conditional Effects of Group Size." Democratization.


  • Accepted. "Trust and the Recognition of Commercial Lingua Francas: Russian Language Laws in Post-Soviet Countries."Economics and Politics || with Megan Roosevelt and Sarah Wilson Sokhey.


  • Accepted. "Using Linguistic Networks to Explain Strength of Intellectual Property Rights.”World Development || with Thomas R. Cook.


  • Accepted. "Language of Economic Growth: A New Measure of Linguistic Heterogeneity." British Journal of Political Science || with Elise Pizzi.


  • 2017. "Minority Languages in Dictatorships: A New Measure of Recognition." Political Science Research and Methods || with Jennifer Gandhi and Curtis Bell. [PDF]


  • 2017. "Ethnic Identity and Attitudes toward State Institutions: Evidence of Judicial Legitimacy Among the Indigenous in Latin America.” Politics, Groups, and Identity || with Erin Huebert. [PDF]


  • 2017. "The Isolation of of Chinese Migrants in Eastern Europe: Survey Data from Bulgaria, Croatia, and Hungary." Journal of Chinese Overseas​.


  • 2015. "Minority Language Recognition and Trust: Evidence from Twenty-Five Democracies." Taiwan Journal of Democracy 11(2): 113-138 || with David S. Brown and Meghan H. Dunn. [PDF]

  • 2015. "Incorporating Native American History into the Curriculum: Descriptive Representation or Campaign Contributions?" Social Science Quarterly 96(40): 955-969 || with Raymond Foxworth and Anand Edward Sokhey. [PDF]


  • 2015. "Lingua Mercatoria: Language and Foreign Direct Investment." International Studies Quarterly 59(2): 330-343 || with Moonhawk Kim, Kim-Lee Tuxhorn, David Brown, and David Leblang. [PDF]


  • 2014. "Immigrant Threat and National Salience: Understanding the 'English-Official' Movement in the United States." Research and Politics 1(1): 1-8 ||with Anand Edward Sokhey, Joshua Kennedy, and Annie Miller. [PDF]


  • 2014. "Linguistic Competition and Education Spending in Spain 1992-2008." Social Science Journal 51(1): 139-147 || with Donald Beaudette and Andrew Kirkpatrick. [PDF]


  • 2012. "Linguistic Recognition as a Source of Confidence in the Justice System." Comparative Political Studies 45(10): 1203-1229 || with Vanessa Baird. [PDF]


  • 2012. "Nation-Building, Collective Identity, and Language Choices: Between Instrumental and Value Rationalities." Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 18(3): 269-292 || with William Safran. [PDF]


  • 2012. "Coalitions and Language Politics: Policy Shifts in Southeast Asia." World Politics 64(3): 476-506 || with Jacob Ricks. [PDF]


  • 2011. "Linguistic Effects of Political Institutions." Journal of Politics 73(1): 125-139. [PDF] [Data]


Book Chapter
  • 2015. "The Politics of Language Regime Choice: Comparative Analysis of Southeast Asia." In State Traditions and Language Regimes, Linda Cardinal and Selma Sonntag, eds., Montreal, QC: McGill-Queens University Press.