Ph.D. 2002 University of California San Diego (Political Science/International Relations and Pacific Studies)
My research interests focus primarily on political parties and party systems in developing democracies and their role in policymaking.
“Thailand and Philippines under Mixed Member Majority Systems.” Forthcoming in Nathan F. Batto, Chi Huang, Alexander C. Tan, and Gary W. Cox, eds. Elections in Taiwan and Japan under Mixed-Member Majoritarian Systems. University of Michigan Press.
“Party and Party System Institutionalization in the Philippines.” Forthcoming, in Allen Hicken and Erik Kuhonta, eds. Party and Party System Institutionalization in Asia. Cambridge University Press
“Reexamining Party System Institutionalization through Asian Lenses.” (with Erik Kuhonta). Forthcoming, in Allen Hicken and Erik Kuhonta, eds. Party and Party System Institutionalization in Asia. Cambridge University Press
“Late to the Party: Institutional Reform and the Development of Partisanship in Thailand.” 2013. Trans: National and Regional Studies of Southeast Asia.
“Are All Presidents Created Equal? Presidential Powers and the Shadow of Presidential Elections.” (with Heather Stoll). Comparative Political Studies 14(3): 291-319, 2013