• Assistant Professor of Government & Foreign Affairs

    Morton Hall, 321
    (434) 223-6246



B.A., Fairfield University, 2017;
M.A., University of Virginia, 2019;
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2022.

Research Interests and potential topics for students

Research interests: American politics, public opinion, political psychology, political communication, state and local politics, political representation.

Potential topics for students: When do people use self-interest to make political decisions? What factors decrease the importance of political partisanship for political attitudes and decisions? How does media/political communication influence political attitudes? What factors influence the issues that state and local politicians/governments prioritize?