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Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Social Science and Director of the Sheffield Q-Step Centre (The University of Sheffield); Statistical Ambassador (Royal Statistical Society), University of Sheffield

I study public opinion, campaigns and elections, and intergroup relations at the University of Sheffield. Prior to joining the Sheffield Methods Institute in 2014, I served as Director of Survey Research for the Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis, as well as Assistant Professor of Political Science for the Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University. I am a graduate of the University of California at Davis (B.A., International Relations), San Francisco State University (M.A., International Relations), and the State University of New York at Stony Brook (Ph.D., Political Science).


  • –present
    Lecturer in Quantitative Methods, University of Sheffield


  • 2009 
    Stony Brook University (SUNY), Ph.D., Political Science (Political Psychology)