UNL Political Science authors in bold. * Graduate students or UNL alumni


Patrice C. McMahon, Paula M. Pickering, and Dorota Pietrzyk-Reeves. Activism in Hard Times in Central and Eastern Europe: People Power. London: Routledge Press, Innovations in International Affairs Series. 2024.

Jeff Spinner-Halev and Elizabeth Theiss-MorseRespect and Loathing in American Democracy: Polarization, Moralization, and the Undermining of Equality. The University of Chicago Press. 2024. 

LaGina Gause and Geoffrey M. Lorenz, "Lobbying Venue Selection Under Separation of Powers and
Resource Constraints", Interest Groups & Advocacy.

Kyle Hull, Clarisse Warren*, Kevin Smith. "Politics makes bastards of us all: Why moral judgment is politically situational." Political Psychology. published online first 10 January 2024. https://doi.org/10.1111/pops.12954 .

David P. Forsythe. The Contemporary International Committee of the Red Cross-- Challenges, Changes, Controversies, Cambridge University Press.


Sarah Michaels, Graeme Auld, Steven J Cooke, Nathan Young, Joseph R Bennett, and Jesse C Vermaire. "Conservation, uncertainty and intellectual humility," Environmental Conservation, Volume 50, Issue 4, December 2023, pp. 196 - 201.

Brandon Bosch and Lisa A. Kort-Butler. "The Joker Controversy: An Origin Story," Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, Vol 23 (2, March): 1-28.

Timothy Fraser, Costas Panagopoulos, and Kevin Smith. "Election-Related Post-Traumatic Stress: Evidence from the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election." Politics and the Life Sciences, Volume 42, Issue 2, Fall 2023, pp. 179 - 204.

John R, Hibbing. "Donald Trump’s contribution to the study of politics and the life sciences," Politics and the Life Sciences , Volume 42 , Issue 2 , Fall 2023 , pp. 169 - 178.

Brandon Bosch. 2023. "Does Being Known Matter? Analyzing the Effects of Name Recognition by Instructor and Student," College Teaching, published online.

Courtney Hillebrecht and Hannah Roesch Read*. "The ICC beyond the courtroom: Activities, warnings, and impact." Journal of Human Rights 22.1 (2023): 62-77.

Havard, Cody T., and Elizabeth Theiss-Morse. "Investigating perceptions of out-groups in sport and United States politics." In Intense Group Behavior and Brand Negativity: Comparing Rivalry in Politics, Religion, and Sport, pp. 13-55. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland, 2023.

Ernest Dupree III*, and John R. Hibbing. "Black Trust in US Legislatures." Legislative Studies Quarterly, Volume 48, Issue 2 (May 2023).

Rupal N. Mehta and Brigitte Seim. "Avoiding “checkbox inclusion”: structuring meaningful inclusion of underrepresented groups in policy engagement." PS: Political Science & Politics 56, no. 1 (2023): 133-136.

Light, Ashley, Amelia-Marie Altstadt, Olatz Sanchez-Txabarri, Stuart Bernstein, and Patrice C. McMahon. "The Impact on College Students of Service-Learning in After-School Programs." Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement 27, no. 1 (2023).

Kevin Smith, Aaron Weinschenk, and Costas Panagopoulos. "On pins and needles: anxiety, politics and the 2020 U.S. Presidential election", Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. 2023. DOI: 10.1080/17457289.2023.2189258

Dieng, Rama Salla, Toni Haastrup, and Alice J. Kang. "Centering Feminists and Feminism in Protests in Africa." Politics & Gender (2023): 1-4.

John R. Hibbing, Elizabeth Theiss-Morse, Matthew V. Hibbing, and David Fortunato. "Who do the people want to govern?." Party Politics 29, no. 1 (2023): 3-15.

Sarah Michaels. "Differentiating between urban flood risk as a unitary problem and as a strand in a braided problem set: Implications for administrative coordination." PLOS Water 2, no. 3 (2023): e0000090.

Kevin B. Smith. "Economic Values, Social Values and Cultural Animal Theory." Psychological Inquiry 34, no. 1 (2023): 43-46.


Escobar-Lemmon, Maria C., Valerie J. Hoekstra, Alice J. Kang, and Miki Caul Kittilson. Reimagining the Judiciary: Women's Representation on High Courts Worldwide. Oxford University Press, 2022.

Jillienne Haglund and Courtney Hillebrecht. 2022. "Unveiling hidden variations: contemporary trends in compliance with international human rights institutions," in Rachel Murray and Debra Long, eds., Research Handbook on Implementation of Human Rights in PracticeElgar Online.

Pierce D. Ekstrom, Joel M. Le Forestier, and Calvin K. Lai. "Racial demographics explain the link between racial disparities in traffic stops and county-level racial attitudes." Psychological science 33, no. 4 (2022): 497-509.

Ernest Dupree III*, and John R. Hibbing. "Black Trust in US Legislatures." Legislative Studies Quarterly (2022).

Haglund, Jillienne, Courtney Hillebrecht, and Hannah Roesch Read*. "International human rights recommendations at home: Introducing the Women’s Rights Compliance Database (WRCD)." International Interactions 48.5 (2022): 1070-1087.

Ari Kohen. "Tony Stark and the Classical Heroism of the Marvel Cinematic Universe." In The Politics of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 2022.

Ross AMiller. "Facial Metrics, Aggression, and the Use of Military Force." Foreign Policy Analysis 18, no. 4 (2022): orac023.

Osmundsen, Mathias, David J. Hendry, Lasse Laustsen, Kevin B. Smith, and Michael Bang Petersen. "The psychophysiology of political ideology: replications, reanalyses, and recommendations." The Journal of Politics 84, no. 1 (2022): 50-66.

Kroeger, Alex, and Alice J. Kang. "The Appointment of Women to Authoritarian Cabinets in Africa." Government and Opposition (2022): 1-24.

Lisnek, Jaclyn A., Clara L. Wilkins, Megan E. Wilson, and Pierce D. Ekstrom. "Backlash against the# MeToo movement: How women’s voice causes men to feel victimized." Group Processes & Intergroup Relations 25, no. 3 (2022): 682-702.

Ingrid J. Haas.  "Using political psychology to understand populism, intellectual virtues, and democratic backsliding." In Engaging Populism: Democracy and the Intellectual Virtues, pp. 27-42. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2022.

Patrice C. McMahon and Lukasz W. Niparko*. "Shrinking, shifting, and strengthening: The dynamics and diversity of civic activism in Poland." East European Politics and Societies 36, no. 4 (2022): 1355-1376.

Pietrzyk-Reeves, Dorota and Patrice C. McMahon. "Introduction: Civic Activism in Central and Eastern Europe Thirty Years After Communism’s Demise." East European Politics and Societies 36, no. 4 (2022): 1315-1334.

Kevin B. Smith. "Politics is making us sick: The negative impact of political engagement on public health during the Trump administration." Plos one 17, no. 1 (2022): e0262022.

Basyouni, Ruby, Nicholas R. Harp, Ingrid J. Haas, and Maital Neta. "Political identity biases Americans' judgments of outgroup emotion." Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 103 (2022): 104392.

Mattiacci, Eleonora, Rupal N. Mehta, and Rachel Elizabeth Whitlark. "Atomic ambiguity: Event data evidence on nuclear latency and international cooperation." Journal of Conflict Resolution 66, no. 2 (2022): 272-296.

John R. Hibbing. "Populists, authoritarians, or securitarians? Policy preferences and threats to democratic governance in the modern age." Global Public Policy and Governance 2, no. 1 (2022): 47-65.

Cooke, S. J., Sarah Michaels, E. A. Nyboer, L. Schiller, D. B. R. Littlechild, D. E. L. Hanna, C. D. Robichaud et al. "Reconceptualizing conservation." PLOS Sustainability and Transformation 1, no. 5 (2022): e0000016.

Kim, Nam Kyu, and Alice J. Kang. "External threat environments and individual bias against female leaders." Political Science Research and Methods 10, no. 1 (2022): 1-17.

John R. Hibbing  "Why Do Trump's Authoritarian Followers Resist COVID-19 Authorities? Because They Are Not Really Authoritarian Followers." Frontiers in Political Science 4 (2022): 880798.

Pierce Ekstrom and Calvin Lai. "A good person shouldn’t feel this way: Moralized attitudes, identity, and self-esteem." Collabra: Psychology 8, no. 1 (2022): 36344.