Teaching

University of South Carolina:

This course is the proseminar in American politics. We cover both classic and contemporary work on a variety of topics, including work in both political behavior and political institutions.  see sample syllabus

This course introduces students to experimental political science. We cover a variety of experimental methods to study attitudes and behaviors as well as topics including theory development, conceptualization and measurement, hypothesis testing, validity, and causality.  see sample syllabus

This course introduces students to the foundations of political psychology. Throughout the semester, students read academic articles, listen to lectures, engage in thoughtful discussion, and write a final paper (which they then present to the class). see sample syllabus

This course uses lectures, documentaries, discussions, and exams to teach students what informed citizens should know about the organization of American government.

Stony Brook University:

This course introduces students to the logic underlying the scientific study of politics. We cover a variety of research methods that can be used to study attitudes and behaviors. see sample syllabus

This special topics course asks how Trump captured the Republican nomination, won the general election, and shaped the country during his presidency. see sample syllabus

This course seeks to make sense of current events. To do so, we cover the media, elites, and political attitudes and behavior among the public. see sample syllabus

This course uses lectures, documentaries, discussions, and exams to teach students what informed citizens should know about the organization of American government. see sample syllabus