Binghamton University, Ph.D. (Political Science)
Binghamton University, Master of Arts (Political Science)
Clark University, Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)
Primary research interests include political conflict (e.g., human rights violations, genocide/politicide, torture, political surveillance, civil war and social movements), measurement, racism and popular culture.
How social movements die (Cambridge university press, 2015),
Media Bias, Perspective and State Repression: The Black Panther Party (Cambridge University Press - Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics; 2010 – Winner of the 2011 Best Book on Racial Power and Social Movements, American Political Science Association). See http://www.cup.cam.ac.uk/us/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521759706
State Repression and the Domestic Democratic Peace (Cambridge University Press – Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics; 2007)
The Coercive Weight of the Past: Temporal Dependence in the Conflict-Repression Nexus (with Cyanne Loyle and Chris Sullivan). International Interactions - Special Issue on Event Data. 38(4):1-17. 2012.
Protesting While Black? The Differential Policing of American Activism, 1960 to 1990 (with Sarah Soule and David Armstrong). American Sociological Review 76(1): 152-178. 2011.
State Repression and Political Order Annual Review of Political Science 10:1-23. 2007.