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Conference Papers

International:

2014 European Political Science Association Meeting. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Experimental Investigations of the Gendered Political Ambition Gap (with Monica Schneider and Amanda Diekman).

2014 International Society for Political Psychology Meeting. Rome, Italy.

Finding Gender in All Things: Maternal views of God, Policy Attitudes, and Political Activism (with Erin Cassese).

Experimental Investigations of the Gendered Political Ambition Gap (with Monica Schneider and Amanda Diekman).

The Consequences of Terror Threat for Public Preference over Female Leadership (with Jennifer Merolla and Elizabeth Zechmeister).

2011 International Society for Political Psychology Meeting. Instabul, Turkey.

Terrorist Threat and the Activation of Masculine Stereotypes on Candidate Evaluations (with Jennifer Merolla and Elizabeth Zechmeister).

2011 European Political Science Association Meeting. Dublin, Ireland.

Evaluating Political and Environmental Behavior in the Face of a Green Crisis (with Travis Coan).

2009 American Political Science Association Meeting. Toronto, CA.

Sex and the City: The Effect of Mayoral Gender on Agenda Setting, Policy Process, and Policy Outcomes.

Location, Threat Perception, and Environmental Preference (with Travis Coan).

2009 Western Political Science Association Meeting. Vacouver, BC.

The Environment is (a) Good: An Alternate Approach to Measuring Support for Environmental Policy (with Travis Coan).

National:

2014 American Political Science Association Meeting. Washington, DC.

“Experimental Investigations of the Gendered Political Ambition Gap” (with Monica Scheider and Amanda Diekman).

2014 Midwest Political Science Association Meeting. Chicago, IL.

“Finding Gender in All Things: Maternal views of God, Policy Attitudes, and Political Activism” (with Erin Cassese).

“The American Sheriff and Immigration Attitudes, Policies, and Enforcement at the Local Level” (with Emily Farris).

2014 Southern Political Science Association Meeting. New Orleans, LA. 

“Gender and Local Political Campaigns.”

“I am Woman, Hear me Tweet? Gender Differences in the Use and Effectiveness of Twitter among Congressional Candidates” (with Kevin Wagner and Jason Gainous).

2013 American Political Science Association Meeting. Chicago, IL.

“Power, Conflict, and Community: How Gendered Views of Political Power Influence Women’s Political Ambition” (with Monica Schneider, Amanda Diekman, and Thomas McAndrew). Winner of the Best Paper award for the Women and Politics Section at APSA 2013.

2013 Midwest Political Science Association Meeting. Chicago, IL.

“Messages from Above: Conflict and Convergence of Messages on the Catholic Vote from the Catholic Church hierarchy” (with Kristin Shockley).

“Public Officials and a “Private” Matter: Domestic Violence Attitudes and Policies in The County Sheriff Office” (with Emily Farris).

“Implicit and Explicit Gender Targeting in Political Advertisements” (with Monica Schneider).

2013 Southern Political Science Association Meeting. Orlando, FL

“Outside the system? Women’s informal political participation, oil, and Islam,” (with Jeremy Hagler).

“Public Officials and a “Private” Matter: Domestic Violence Attitudes and Policies in The County Sheriff Office” (with Emily Farris).

“Implicit and Explicit Gender Targeting in Political Advertisements” (with Monica Schneider and Kristin Pondel). Winner of the Marion Irish Outstanding Women and Politics Paper at SPSA 2013.

2012 Florida Statewide Symposium- Engagement in Undergraduate Research. Orlando, FL.

“Out of the Classroom and Into Our Research: Using Directed Independent Studies and Other Co-Curricular Activities to Promote Undergraduate Research” (with Daniel Meeroff).

2012 Western Political Science Association Meeting. Portland, OR.

“Think Global, Prime Local: Investigating Political Responses to the Threat of Climate Change” (with Travis Coan).

“Gender and Power in American Cities: Investigations of the Effect of Mayoral Gender on Deliberation, Representation, and Policymaking in U.S. Cities.”

2012 Midwest Political Science Association Meeting. Chicago, IL.

“Think Global, Prime Local: Investigating Political Responses to the Threat of Climate Change” (with Travis Coan).

“Gender and Power in American Cities: Investigations of the Effect of Mayoral Gender on Deliberation, Representation, and Policymaking in U.S. Cities.”

2012 Southern Political Science Association Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

“The Sky is Falling and No One Cares: Investigating Political Responses to the Threat of Climate Change” (with Travis Coan).

“Freedom Through Oppression: Women and Latin American Authoritarian Regimes” (with Aimee Arias).

2011 American Political Science Association Meeting, Seattle, WA.

“Terrorist Threat and the Activation of Masculine Stereotypes on Candidate Evaluations” (with Jennifer Merolla and Elizabeth Zechmeister).

“The Sky is Falling and No One Cares: Investigating Political Responses to the Threat of Climate Change” (with Travis Coan).

2011 Midwest Political Science Association Meeting. Chicago, IL.

“Gender and Power in American Cities: Investigations of the Effect of Mayoral Gender on Deliberation, Representation, and Policymaking in U.S. Cities.”

2008 Western Political Science Association. San Diego, CA.

“The Developer's Decision Calculus” (with Travis Coan).

“The Urban and Rural Dynamic in Environmental Preferences” (with Travis Coan).

2008 American Political Science Association Meeting. Boston, MA.

“Who Represents? The Effects of Race and Gender on Policy Preferences at the Municipal Level.”

“The Developer's Decision Calculus” (with Travis Coan).

2008 Urban Affairs Association Meeting. Baltimore, MD.

“Race, Sex, and Representation: The Effects of Race and Gender on Policy Preferences at the Municipal Level.”

2007 International Society of Political Psychology Meeting. Portland, OR. 

“Sex, Stereotypes, and Security: An Experimental Study of the Effect of Crises on Assessments of Gender and Leadership” (with Jennifer Merolla and Elizabeth Zechmeister).

2007 Southern Political Science Association Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

“Voting Green: Correlates of Environmental Initiative Voting Behavior” (with Travis Coan).

Invited:

“Financial Fragility, Medical Problems, and the Bankruptcy System” (with Melissa Jacoby). Work & Livable Lives Conference, Washington University, Saint Louis (February 27-28, 2012).

“Opening It Up to the Masses: Teaching Women and Politics as a Large Enrollment General Education Class.” 2012 Southern Political Science Association Meeting (Invited Panel on Teaching Gender and Politics).

“Terrorist Threat and the Activation of Masculine Stereotypes on Candidate Evaluations” (with Jennifer Merolla and Elizabeth Zechmeister). Invited talk at Rutgers University (April 8, 2011).

“Gender and Regime Politics in U.S. Cities.” 2011 Summer Seminar on the City: American Government as Urban Government at Drexel University.

“Judging Gender” (with Mitu Gulati, Eric Posner, and Stephen Choi). Invited talk in 2009 at Southwestern Law School, The University of New Mexico Law School, and Duke University Law School’s Summer Faculty Workshop Series.

 “Race, Sex, and Representation: The Effects of Race and Gender on Policy Preferences at the Municipal Level.” 2008 Women and Political Leadership Conference at American University.