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

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


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.

“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.

“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