"Explaining Low Turnout in European Elections: The Role of Issue Salience and Institutional Perceptions in Elections to the European Parliament" Journal of European Integration. 2014. 36(4): 339-356. 2014.
“Explaining the Second Order Effect: The Role of Issues and Institutions in Elections to the European Parliament” in Susan Banducci, et al (eds.) An Audit of Democracy in the European Union. 2012. European University Institute.
“Second-Order Elections versus First-Order Thinking: How Voters Perceive the Representation Process in a Multi-Layered System of Governance” with Robert Rohrschneider. Journal of European Integration. 2009. 31(5): 613-632.
Reprinted in Hermann Schmitt, et al (eds.) European Parliament Elections after Eastern Enlargement. 2010. New York, NY: Routledge.
"The 2006 Indiana 9th Congressional District Race” with Marjorie Randon Hershey in David B. Magleby and Kelly D. Patterson (eds.) The Battle for Congress: Iraq, Scandal and Campaign Finance in the 2006 Elections. 2008. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.
I use data from the following sources in my research.
Contextual Political Data
The Worldwide Governance Indicators Project
Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index