Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Political Science Department faculty.

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Submissions from 2021

Sacrifice for the Mandate of Heaven? Regression Discontinuity of Death Penalty Execution in Taiwan, Austin Horng En Wang, Yuan Ning Chu, Fang Yu Chen, and Ming Jui Yeh

Submissions from 2020

The Bonds of Humanity: Cicero’s Legacies in European Social and Political Thought, ca. 1100–ca. 1550. By Cary J. Nederman. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2020. 240p. $79.95 cloth., David Fott

Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the US Legal System, Rebecca D. Gill

The Cost of Coalition Compromise: The Electoral Effects of Holding Salient Portfolios, Zachary Greene, Nathan Henceroth, and Christian B. Jensen

Out-of-Control COVID-19 Pandemic Hampers the Nationalism, Aly Hiko and Austin Horng En Wang

The Effects of Political Parties on Roll-Call Voting in Kenya’s Parliament, Christian B. Jensen, Michelle Kuenzi, and Daniel J. Lee

Measuring ‘Closeness’ in 3-Candidate Elections: Methodology and an Application to Strategic Voting, Daniel Kselman, Emerison Niou, and Austin Horng-En Wang

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Measuring ‘Closeness’ in 3-Candidate Elections: Methodology and an Application to Strategic Voting, Daniel Kselman, Emerson Niou, and Austin Horng-En Wang

Compelled Voters and Accountability in Australia, Rafael Oganesyan and Christian Jensen

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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Labor Market Conditions in Nevada: A Preliminary Assessment, John P. Tuman

The Impact of the COVID‐19 Pandemic on Labor Market Conditions in Nevada: A Preliminary Assessment, John P. Tuman

The Determinants of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment Flows in Mexican States, 2004-2014, John P. Tuman and Hafthor Erlingsson

The Determinants of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment Flows to Mexican States, 2004-2014, John P. Tuman and Hafthor Erlingsson

Efficiency Over Generosity? Evidence of Electoral Accountability from Typhoon Dayoff in Taiwan, Austin Wang

Mobilizing Sophisticated Donors: What Candidate Facebook Posts Do Attract Intra- and Inter-district Donations?, Austin Horng-En Wang, Fei-Pei Lai, Fushun Hsu, and Peter Shaojui Wang

Submissions from 2019

2019 APSA Council and Officer Nominess, Janet Box-Steffensmeier, Kerstin Hamann, Leonard Wantchekon, Melissa Williams, Ben Ansell, Erik Bleich, Alexandra Filindra, Rebecca Gill, Soo Yeon Kim, David L. Leal, Suzanna Linn, and Melanye Price

"Senator Spineless" and the Campaign Against Demography, David F. Damore

Executive Turnovers in Sub-Saharan Africa, David F. Damore and Michele Kuenzi

Power Dynamics in Supreme Court Oral Arguments: The Relationship between Gender and Justice-to-Justice Interruptions, Adam Feldman and Rebecca D. Gill

John Dewey's Alternative Liberalism, David Fott

Do Voters Prefer Women Judges? Deconstructing the Competitive Advantage in State Supreme Court Elections, Rebecca D. Gill and Kate Eugenis

Crowdfunding, Cryptocurrency, and Capital: Alternative Sources of Business Capital for Black Entrepreneurs, Tiffiany Howard

Transparency Teaching in the Virtual Classroom: Assessing the Opportunities and Challenges of Integrating Transparency Teaching Methods with Online Learning, Tiffiany O. Howard, Mary-Ann Winkelmes, and Marya Shegog

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The Neurocognitive Process of Digital Radicalization: A Theoretical Model and Analytical Framework, Tiffiany Howard, Brach Poston, and Stephen D. Benning

Black Health and Black Wealth: Understanding the Intricate Linkages between Income, Health, and Wealth for African Americans, Tiffiany Howard, Marya Shegog, DeaJiane McNair, and Mikale Lowery

To Serve God And Mammon: Church-state Relations In The United States, Ted Jelen

Review of CFR College and University Educators Workshop, Nerses Kopalyan and Jeremy Bowling

A Visual Analytics Framework for Spatiotemporal Trade Network Analysis, Steven Landis

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The Divided Labor of Attack Advertising in Congressional Campaigns, Kenneth M. Miller

Trends in State-Level Opinions toward the Affordable Care Act, Julianna Pacheco and Elizabeth Maltby

A New Face to the Race Card? Campaigns, Racial Cues, and Candidate Credibility, Tasha S. Philpot and Kenneth M. Miller

Title IX: Help or Hindrance?, Valerie A. Sulfaro and Rebecca Gill

Religious Regulation in Iran, Mehran Tamadonfar and Roman B. Lewis

Foreign Direct Investment Flows to Mexican States: A Study of the Automobile Industry, 2004-2014, John P. Tuman and Hafthor Erlingsson

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Do Social Movements Encourage Young People to Run for Office? Evidence from the 2014 Sunflower Movement in Taiwan, Austin Horng-En Wang

The Myth of Polarization Among Taiwanese Voters: The Missing Middle, Austin Horng-En Wang

Submissions from 2018

Voting for Green? U.S. Support for Environmental Projects in the Multilateral Development Banks, Daniel Braaten, Maui Orozco, and Jonathan R. Strand

Voting for Green? U.S. Support for Environmental Projects in the Multilateral Development Banks, Daniel Braaten, Maui Orozco, and Jonathan R. Strand

A Swing State No More? Demographic and Political Change in the Silver State, David F. Damore and Rebecca D. Gill

Where are the Women? Legal Traditions and Descriptive Representation on the European Court of Justice, Rebecca D. Gill and Christian B. Jensen

Prospects for Third Party Electoral Success in a Polarized Era, Sean Goff and Daniel L. Lee

Explaining Expulsions of U.S. Diplomatic Personnel from Latin America, 1991–2016, Anthony Jordan and John P. Tuman

Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Court of Appeals, Michael Kagan, Rebecca Gill, and Fatma Marouf

Preferences And Institutions: Constraints On European Union Foreign Aid Distribution, Y Kim and C Jensen

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Education, Religious Trust, and Ethnicity: The Case of Senegal, Michele Kuenzi

Decentralization, Executive Selection, and Citizen Views on the Quality of Local Governance in African Countries, Michelle T. Kuenzi and Gina M. S. Lambright

Philosophy, Eros, and Conversation in the Socratic Turn, Mark J. Lutz

Review: Ariel Helfer's Socrates and Alcibiades, Mark J. Lutz

The Confrontation between Philosophy and the Gods of the City, Mark J. Lutz

Living the Theologico-Political Problem: Leo Strauss on the Common Ground of Philosophy and Theology, Mark J. Lutz

Living the Theologico-Political Problem: Leo Strauss on the Common Ground of the Bible and Greek Philosophy, Mark J. Lutz

How the Link Between Social Capital and Migratory Duration Helps Us Understand Immigrant–Native Inequality, Natasha Altema McNeely, Elizabeth A. Maltby, and Rene R. Rocha

The Determinants of Strikes in the Mexican Automobile Industry, 1980-2012, John P. Tuman

Patience, Dynamic of Protest, and Democratic Consolidation, Austin Horng-En Wang

Patience, Dynamic of Protest, and Democratic Consolidation, Austin Horng-En Wang

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Extreme Candidates as the Beneficent Spoiler? Range Effect in the Plurality Voting System, Austin Horng-En Wang and Fang-Yu Chen

Submissions from 2017

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Nevada senate race: The reid machine's last stand, D F. Damore

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External Voting Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Influence of Remittances, Globalization, and Partisan Control, H Erlingsson and J P. Tuman

Do Judicial Performance Evaluations Influence Retention Election Results?, Rebecca D. Gill

The Impact of Maleness on Judicial Decision Making: Masculinity, Chivalry, and Immigration Appeals, Rebecca D. Gill, Michael Kagan, and Fatma Marouf

Ruling Divided: Disagreement, Issue Salience, and Portfolio Allocation, Zachary Greene and Christian B. Jensen

Culture Wars in Latin America: Religion and Attitudes Toward Homosexuality and Abortion in Four Countries., Ted G. Jelen, Danielle Roth-Johnson, and John P. Tuman

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Predicting ambiguity: Costs, benefits, and party competition, C B. Jensen and D J. Lee

Does Crime Pay Enough? Diamond Prices, Lootability and Ethnic War, Christian B. Jensen, Michele Kuenzi, and Moritz Rissmann

The Economic Determinants of Electoral Volatility in Africa, Michele T. Kuenzi, John P. Tuman, Moritz P. Rissmann, and Gina MS Lambright

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Elite-level issue dynamics: Assessing perspectives on party issue change, D J. Lee and R A. Schutte

A Visual Analytics Framework for Identifying Topic Drivers in Media Events, Yafeng Lu, Hong Wang, Steven Landis, and Ross Maciejewski

The Political Origins of Racial Inequality, Elizabeth A. Maltby

The Role of Public Opinion: Does It Influence the Timing of ACA Decisions?, Julianna Pacheco and Elizabeth A. Maltby

Trends in State Level Opinions toward the Affordable Care Act, Julianna Pacheco and Elizabeth A. Maltby

Food Price Volatilities and Civilian Victimization in Africa, Babak Rezaeedaryakenari, Steven T. Landis, and Cameron G. Thies

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The political economy of Chinese foreign direct investment in developing areas, J P. Tuman and M Shirali

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Foreign Policy Alignment With The War On Terror: The Case Of Japan’S Foreign Aid Program, J P. Tuman, J R. Strand, and M Shirali

Submissions from 2016

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Why Two Parties? Ambition, Policy, and the Presidency, John H. Aldrich and Daniel J. Lee

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Constraining a Shadowy Future: Enacting APAs in Parliamentary Systems, Jeeyang Baum, Christian B. Jensen, and Robert McGrath

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Another Tool in the Party Toolbox? Tracing the Strategic Expansion of Committee Size in the U.S. House, 1947-2010, Michael C. Brady and Daniel J. Lee

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Rights, Reflection, and Reciprocity: Implications of the Same-Sex Marriage Debate for Tolerance and the Political Process, P A. Djupe, A R. Lewis, and Ted Jelen

Review: Choosing States Supreme Court Justices, Rebecca D. Gill

Review: Immigration Judges and US Asylum Policy, Rebecca D. Gill

Review: Judicial Reputation, Rebecca D. Gill

Review: The Burden's of Proof, Rebecca D. Gill

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The Religion Clauses in the 21st Century: The Supreme Court Loosens its Grip, Rebecca D. Gill and Ted G. Jelen

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The Ideal Judge: How Implicit Bias Shapes Assessment of State Judges, Rebecca D. Gill and Rafael Oganesyan

Gun Ownership: Who Owns Guns and Whoe Does Not, Ted G. Jelen

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Confrontation and Competition: The Electoral Benefits of Regionalist Parties’ Positions in Parliamentary Democracies, Christian B. Jensen and Nathan Henceroth

Global Economic Governance and the Development Practices of the Multilateral Development Banks, Susan Park and Jonathan R. Strand

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Representation in International Organizations, David P. Rapkin, Jonathan R. Strand, and Michael W. Trevathan

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Representation and governance in international organizations, D P. Rapkin, Jonathan Strand, and M W. Trevathan

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Did Recent Voice Reforms Improve Good Governance within the World Bank?, Jonathan R. Strand and Kenneth J. Retzl

Submissions from 2015

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Swing State Politics in the Silver State, David F. Damore and Rebecca D. Gill

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Courts and Court Politics, Rebecca D. Gill

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Church-State Relations, Rebecca D. Gill and Jonathan D. Bradley

Gender Role Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Abortion: A Cross-National Exploration, Ted G. Jelen