UNL Political Science authors in bold


Valerie Hoekstra Escobar-Lemmon, Alice J. Kang, and Miki Kittilson. "Breaking the Judicial Glass Ceiling: The Appointment of Women to High Courts Worldwide." Journal of Politics, forthcoming 2021. https://doi.org/10.1086/710017 .

Osmundsen, Mathias, David Hendry, Lasse Laustsen, Kevin Smith, and Michael Bang Petersen. "The psychophysiology of political ideology: Replications, reanalysis and recommendations.” Journal of Politics, forthcoming 2021.

Alexander C. Furnas, Jesse M. Crosson, and Geoffrey M. Lorenz. “Pandemic Pluralism: Legislator Championing of Organized Interests in Response to COVID-19.” Journal of Political Institutions and Political Economy, forthcoming 2021.

Alice J. Kang and Susanna D. Wing. "Litigating Socio-Economic and Women's Rights in Benin's Constitutional Court." African Affairs, forthcoming 2021.

Rupal N. Mehta. "Extended deterrence and assurance in an emerging technology environment." Journal of Strategic Studies forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1080/01402390.2019.1621173  .


Jesse M. Crosson, Geoffrey M. Lorenz, Craig Volden, and Alan E. Wiseman. “How Experienced Legislative Staff Contribute to Effective Lawmaking” in Timothy M. Lapira, Lee Drutman, and Kevin R. Kosar, eds. Congress Overwhelmed: the Decline in Congressional Capacity and Prospects for Reform. University of Chicago Press, 2020. 

Alice J. Kang, Miki Kittilson, Valerie Hoekstra, and Maria Escobar-Lemmon. 2020. "Diverse and Inclusive High Courts: A Global and Intersectional Perspective." Politics, Groups, and Identities 8 (4): 812-21. https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2020.1782948

Ross A. Miller. "Welcome to the Jungle: a research note on leader entry, combat experience, and dispute targeting." International Interactions 46 (4): 636-651. https://doi.org/10.1080/03050629.2020.1758693 

Jesse M. Crosson, Alexander C. Furnas, and Geoffrey M. Lorenz. "Polarized pluralism: organizational preferences and biases in the American pressure system." American Political Science Review 114, no. 4 (2020): 1117-1137. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055420000350

Dara Kay Cohen, Connor Huff, and Robert Schub. “At War and at Home: The Consequences of US Women Combat Casualties.” Journal of Conflict Resolution, (October 2020). https://doi.org/10.1177/0022002720964952.

Jillienne Haglund and Courtney Hillebrecht. “Overlapping International Human Rights Institutions: Introducing the Women’s Rights Recommendations Digital Database (WR2D2).” Journal of Peace Research, vol. 57, no. 5, Sept. 2020: pp. 648–657, https://doi.org/10.1177/0022343319897954 .

Robert Schub. “When Prospective Leader Turnover Promotes Peace”, International Studies Quarterly, Volume 64, Issue 3, September 2020, Pages 510–522. https://doi.org/10.1093/isq/sqaa027

John R. Hibbing. The Securitarian Personality: What Really Motivates Trump's Base and Why It Matters for the Post-Trump Era. Oxford University Press, 2020. 

Kevin B. Smith and Clarisse Warren. "Physiology predicts ideology. Or does it? The current state of political psychophysiology research." Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 34 (2020): 88-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2020.01.001 

Pierce D. Ekstrom and Calvin K. Lai. “The Selective Communication of Political Information.” Social Psychological and Personality Science, (August 2020). https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550620942365.

Courtney Hillebrecht. 2020. “International Criminal Accountability and the Domestic Politics of Resistance: Case Studies from Kenya and Lebanon.” Law and Society Review, Vol. 54 (2): 453-486. https://doi.org/10.1111/lasr.12469 

Johnathan C. Peterson, Kevin B. Smith, and John R. Hibbing. "Do people really become more conservative as they age?." The Journal of Politics 82, no. 2 (2020): 600-611. https://doi.org/10.1086/706889 

Lin Crase, Jeff Connor, Sarah Michaels, and Bethany Cooper. "Australian water policy reform: lessons learned and potential transferability." Climate Policy 20, no. 5 (2020): 641-651. https://doi.org/10.1080/14693062.2020.1752614

Alice J. Kang and Nam Kyu Kim. 2020. "External Territorial Threats and Women's Legislative Representation." Democratization 27 (2): 340-58. https://doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2019.1700953 

Theresa Catalano and Ari Kohen. "Googly eyes and yard signs: Deconstructing one professor’s successful rebuffing of a right-wing attack on an academic institution." Discourse & Society 31, no. 2 (2020): 129-152. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0957926519880037 

Brandon Bosch. "Adjusting the Late Policy: Using Smaller Intervals for Grading Deductions." College Teaching 68, no. 2 (2020): 103-104. https://doi.org/10.1080/87567555.2020.1753644

Brian R. Riches, Matt Langdon, and Ari Kohen. "Ethical Concerns of Heroism Training." Heroism Science 5, no. 2 (2020): 1. https://doi.org/10.26736/hs.2020.02.01

Geoffrey M. Lorenz, Alexander C. Furnas, and Jesse M. Crosson. "Large-N bill positions data from MapLight.org: What can we learn from interest groups’ publicly observable legislative positions?" Interest Groups & Advocacy 9 (2020): pages 342–360. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41309-020-00085-x

Nathan E. Wheeler, Suraiya Allidina, Elizabeth U. Long, Stephen P. Schneider, Ingrid J. Haas, and William A. Cunningham. "Ideology and predictive processing: coordination, bias, and polarization in socially constrained error minimization." Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 34 (2020): 192-198. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2020.05.002

Elizabeth Theiss-Morse. “Appreciating Madison’s Democracy: Perceived Homogeneity, Tolerance, and Support for Democratic Processes” in Eugene Borgida, Christopher M. Federico, Joanne M. Miller, eds., At the Forefront of Political Psychology: Essays in Honor of John L. Sullivan, Routledge, 2020.

Clarisse Warren, Stephen Schneider, Kevin B. Smith, and John R. Hibbing. "Motivated viewing: Selective exposure to political images when reasoning is not involved." Personality and Individual Differences 155 (2020): 109704. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2019.109704

Elizabeth Theiss-Morse, Frank Gonzalez and Alison O'Toole. “Hierarchy, American Identity, and Support for Anti-Poverty Efforts,” in Gina Gustavsson and David Miller, eds., Liberal Nationalism and Its Critics: Normative and Empirical Questions. Oxford University Press, 2020. 

Rupal N. Mehta. Delaying Doomsday: The Politics of Nuclear Reversal, Oxford University Press, 2020. 

Pierce D. Ekstrom, Brianna A. Smith, Allison L. Williams, and Hannah Kim. “Social Network Disagreement and Reasoned Candidate Preferences.” American Politics Research 48, no. 1 (January 2020): 132—154. https://doi.org/10.1177/1532673X19858343.

Ingrid Johnsen Haas, Clarisse Warren, and Samantha J. Lauf. "Political neuroscience: Understanding how the brain makes political decisions." In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. 2020. 

Geoffrey Miles Lorenz. "Prioritized interests: Diverse lobbying coalitions and congressional committee agenda setting." The Journal of Politics 82, no. 1 (2020): 225-240. https://doi.org/10.1086/705744

Ingrid J. Haas. "Ideological asymmetries in social psychological research: Rethinking the impact of political context on ideological epistemology." Psychological Inquiry 31, no. 1 (2020): 29-34. https://doi.org/10.1080/1047840X.2020.1721234

Amanda Friesen, Mike Gruszczynski, Kevin B. Smith, and John R. Alford. “Political Attitudes Vary with Detection of Androstenone.” Politics and the Life Sciences 39, no. 1 (2020): 26–37. doi:10.1017/pls.2019.18. https://doi.org/10.1017/pls.2019.18 


Ari Kohen, Matt Langdon, and Brian R. Riches. "The making of a hero: cultivating empathy, altruism, and heroic imagination." Journal of Humanistic Psychology 59, no. 4 (2019): 617-633. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022167817708064 

Peter K. Hatemi, Charles Crabtree, and Kevin B. Smith. 2019. “Ideology Justifies Morality: Political Beliefs Predict Moral Foundations.” American Journal of Political Science, 63: 788-806. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12448

Sergio C Wals and Thomas J Rudolph. “Lost in Acculturation? Premigratory Exposure to Democracy and Immigrants’ Political Trust in the United States,” International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Volume 31, Issue 1, Spring 2019, Pages 70–92, https://doi.org/10.1093/ijpor/edy002

Kevin B. Smith and Jayme L. N. Renfro. “Darwin’s Bureaucrat: Reassessing the Microfoundations of Bureaucracy Scholarship.” Politics and the Life Sciences 38, no. 2 (2019): 168–79. https://doi.org/10.1017/pls.2019.17

Pierce D. Ekstrom and Christopher M. Federico. “Personality and political preferences over time: Evidence from a multiwave longitudinal study.” Journal of Personality 2019; 87: 398– 412. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12398

Kevin B. Smith, Matthew V. Hibbing, John R. Hibbing. “Friends, relatives, sanity, and health: The costs of politics.” PLoS ONE 14(9, 2019): e0221870. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221870 

Par Engstrom and Courtney Hillebrecht, eds.  The Inter-American Human Rights System: The Law and Politics of Institutional Change. Oxfordshire, UK: Routledge Press, 2019. 

Patrice C. McMahon. "What went wrong: backlash and contradictions in Central and Eastern Europe." In Contesting Human Rights. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788972864 

Courtney Hillebrecht, “Advocacy and Accountability in the Age of Backlash: NGOs and Regional Courts” In Contesting Human Rights. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788972864 

Neta, Maital, and Ingrid J. Haas, eds. Emotion in the Mind and Body. Vol. 66. Springer Nature, 2019. 

Courtney Hillebrecht, “The Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the Effects of Overlapping Institutions: A Preliminary Study” in The Inter-American Human Rights System: Impact Beyond Compliance, Par Engstrom, ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Brandon Bosch. "Bat Meets Girl: Adapting the Dark Knight’s Love Life to the Big Screen." Quarterly Review of Film and Video 36, no. 3 (2019): 239-251. https://doi.org/10.1080/10509208.2019.1587341  

Stuart Soroka, Patrick Fournier, Lilach Nir, and John Hibbing. "Psychophysiology in the study of political communication: An expository study of individual-level variation in negativity biases." Political Communication 36, no. 2 (2019): 288-302. https://doi.org/10.1080/10584609.2018.1493008 

John Gruhl and Michael Combs. "Police Drones: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You," National Political Science Review 20.1 (March 2019), 20.1. 

Stephen Arves and Joseph Braun. "On Solid Ground: Evaluating the Effects of Foundational Arguments on Human Rights Attitudes." Human Rights Review 20, 181–204 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12142-019-0545-7

Ari Kohen and Andre Solo. "Beyond the Campus: Heroism as a Case Study for Extending Researchers' Influence Through K-12 Lesson Plans." Heroism Science 4, no. 1 (2019): 2. https://doi.org/10.26736/hs.2019.01.02

Paige Cone and Rupal N. Mehta. "Inducements in Interstate Relations." In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. 2019. 

Ingrid J. Haas, Christopher R. Jones, and Russell H. Fazio. "Social Identity and the Use of Ideological Categorization in Political Evaluation." Journal of Social and Political Psychology 7, no. 1 (2019): 335-353. https://doi.org/10.5964/jspp.v7i1.790

Rachel Elizabeth Whitlark and Rupal N. Mehta. "Hedging Our Bets: Why Does Nuclear Latency Matter?." The Washington Quarterly 42, no. 1 (2019): 41-52. https://doi.org/10.1080/0163660X.2019.1592363

Ari Kohen and Gerald J. Steinacher, eds., Unlikely Heroes: The Place of Holocaust Rescuers in Research and Teaching, University of Nebraska Press 2019.

Amber R. Dickinson and Ursula W. Kreitmair. "The Importance of Feeling Cared for: Does a Student’s Perception of How Much a Professor Cares About Student Success Relate to Class Performance?." Journal of Political Science Education (2019): 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2019.1659803

Rupal N. Mehta. 2019. “Extended Deterrence and Assurance in Multiple Domains,” in Cross-Domain Deterrence: Strategy in an Era of Complexity, edited by Erik Gartzke and Jon Lindsay, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2019.