San Francisco State University
Humboldt State University
University of San Francisco
Sacramento State University
Dominican University of
Introduction to American Government (online and lecturer)
Introduction to American and State Politics
Mass Media and American Politics
Ph.D. in Political Science, UC Berkeley 2013
Thesis: The Influence of Expliit Racial Cues on Candidate Evaluation
2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference and Track Summaries. Civic
Engagement I: Experiential and Service Learning. PS: Political Science & Politics, No. 46 (July 2013), pp. 644-645.
“Right to Die” (with Matthew Jarvis). 2008. In Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy, eds., Nathaniel Persily, Jack Citrin and Patrick Egan, Oxford University Press.
“Race Bait ’08: Lessons Learned from the Political Dirty Dozen: 12 Cases of Playing the Race Card 1983-2007” (with Christopher Edley, David Kirp, Adam Gomolin, Nina Horne and Justin Kidd). 2008. Available on the Web site of The Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Race, Ethnicity & Diversity (UC Berkeley Law School).
“Google Trends as an Influence Bellwether: Did the Email Server Really Sink Hillary in 2016?” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 1, 2017
“The Color of Words: Unique Characteristics of Campaign Coverage of Congressional and Presidential Races with Black Candidates.” Presented at the 111th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April, 2015. Section Chair for “Attitudes by the Press, for the Press: On the Unique Effects of Media”
“Make a Doll! Teaching New Faculty to Teach Actively”
Presented at the Teaching and Learning Conference of the American Political Science Association, February 2014.
“The Consulting Group Model: Benefits and Pitfalls of a Student-Directed Course Format.” Presented at the Teaching and Learning Conference of the American Political Science Association, February 2013.
“The Influence of Explicit Racial Cues and Source Effects on Candidate Evaluation.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, 2011.
“Getting the Message: The Influence of Explicit Racial Cues on Candidate Evaluation in a Bi-Racial Campaign.” Presented at the 106th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, 2010.
“Playing the Blame Frame: Media Influence on Evaluations of Black vs. White Candidates.” Presented at the 105th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, 2009.
"Shifting Frames and Public Opinion on the Right to Die," (with Matthew Jarvis). Presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, 2007.