I am an Assistant Professor at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.
I have a PhD in Political Science from the University of Missouri, an MA in Teaching from the University of Southern California, and an MA in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Additionally, I served in the US Army for 5 years, during which time I worked at the National Security Agency as an intelligence analyst.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Westminster College
Intelligence Analyst, US Army
University of Missouri, PhD Political Science
University of Southern California, MA Teaching
Monterey Institute of International Studies, MA International Policy Studies
University of Denver, BA Asian Studies
The effect of two-round presidential elections on human rights, PLOS ONE
The effect of copartisan justice ministers on human rights in presidential democracies, PLOS ONE
When justice answers to the president: Reexamining the effect of cabinet partisanship on human rights in presidential democracies, The Social Science Journal
Nationalism and human rights: A replication and extension, PLOS ONE
Reevaluating the presidential runoff rule: Does a provision promote the protection of human rights?, PLOS ONE
The perils of plurality rule and the major(itarian) effect of cabinet composition on human rights in presidential democracies, Research & Politics
Democratic presidential elections and human rights: Does a runoff round reduce repression?, The International Journal of Human Rights
Measuring presidential centrism and its effect on repression: Does ideology influence whether democratic governments respect human rights?, Political Science