Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Arkansas


I am an assistant professor of political science at the University of Arkansas and a former research fellow at the Center for Global Cooperation Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany (in residence Summer 2016&18).

I received my PhD from The Ohio State University in 2011 with specializations in International Relations, Political Psychology, and Interdisciplinary Survey Research.

I have research interests in International Organization and Law, Political Psychology, Negotiation Analysis, International Relations Theory, Public Opinion, and Survey and Experimental Methods.

My research applies insights from political psychology and behavioral economics to the study of international cooperation. My current projects are being funded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation and the Fulbright College.

My articles have been published or are forthcoming in the International Organization, Review of International Organizations, European Journal of International Relations, Foreign Policy Analysis, Journal of European Public Policy, Research and Politics, Nations and Nationalism, International Relations, German Politics and Society, Journal of Human Values, and International Journal of Interdisciplinary Civic and Political Studies.