Research

Book

Political Protest in Contemporary Africa. 2018. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Honorable Mention for Best Book of 2018, African Politics Conference Group

Reviews:

Articles and Chapters

“Testing Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue for Better Local Governance in Niger: An Experiment. Can We Talk Our Way Out of Development Problems?” (with Ariel BenYishay, Katherine Nolan, and Philip Roessler). 2021. Development Policy Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12601.

“Do Americans Really Support Black Athletes Who Kneel During the National Anthem? Estimating the True Prevalence and Strength of Sensitive Racial Attitudes in the Context of Sport.” 2021. Communication & Sport. https://doi.org/10.1177/21674795211019670.

“Does Charisma Affect Survival in Office for Leaders Who Take Power via Military Coup?” (with Tyson Roberts). 2021. Studies in Comparative International Development 56(4): 485-510.

“United We Stand, Divided We Fall? How Signals of Activist Cohesion Affect Attraction to Advocacy Organizations.” 2021. Interest Groups & Advocacy 10(1): 1-18.

“What is African About African Protests?” 2021. SAIS Review of International Affairs 40(2): 65-75.

“Niger: Precarious Stability.” 2021. In Leonardo A. Vilallón, ed. The Oxford Handbook of the African Sahel. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

“Nation-State or Nation-Family? Nationalism in Marginalised African Societies” (with Abhit Bhandari). 2019. Journal of Modern African Studies 57(2): 297-322.

“Popular Protest and Accountability.” 2019. In Gabrielle Lynch and Peter VonDoepp, eds. Routledge Handbook of Democratization in Africa. New York: Routledge, 392-403.

“Niger Falls Back Off Track” (with Sebastian Elischer). 2019. African Affairs. 118(471): 392–406.

“Personal Politics without Clientelism? Interpreting Citizen-Politician Contact in Africa.” 2018. African Studies Review 61(2): 28-54.

“The National Elections in Niger, February–March 2016” (with Lukas Matthews). 2016. Electoral Studies 43: 203-206.

“Religious Violence and Democracy in Niger.” 2016. African Conflict & Peacebuilding Review 6(1): 89-104.

“Democratic Revolutionaries or Pocketbook Protesters? The Roots of the 2009–2010 Uprisings in Niger.” 2013. African Affairs 112(448): 398-420.

In Progress