Dissertation

Dissertation Committee:

  • Yanna Krupnikov (chair), Associate Professor of Political Science, Stony Brook University    

  • Jennifer Jerit, Professor of Political Science, Stony Brook University    

  • Peter DeScioli, Associate Professor of Political Science, Stony Brook University    

  • Kevin Arceneaux, Professor of Political Science, Temple University    

Dissertation Papers:

Research

Select Work

  • Yanna Krupnikov, Kerri Milita, John Barry Ryan, and Elizabeth C. Connors. "How Gender Affects the Efficacy of Discussion as an Information Shortcut." (revise and resubmit, PSRM)

  • Elizabeth C. Connors, Yanna Krupnikov, John Barry Ryan. "Does Transparency Bias Survey Research." (revise and resubmit, POQ)

  • Stanley Feldman, Leonie Huddy, and Elizabeth C. Connors. "The Conditional Nature of Empathy: Support for Children at the Border." (in preparation)

  • Elizabeth C. Connors, Yanna Krupnikov, and Christopher B. Mann. "Calls to Action: Why Detailed Information May Backfire as a Mobilization Strategy." (in preparation)

  • Elizabeth C. Connors and Peter DeScioli. "Do Indirect Policies Successfully Persuade Public Opinion?" (in preparation)


Conference Papers

  • "The Social Dimension of Political Values." MPSA 2018, APSA 2018

  • "Are Values Stable? Social Influence on Values and Subsequent Policy Support." MPSA 2017, APSA 2017 (received APSA John Sullivan Award)

  • "The Conditional Nature of Empathy: Support for Children at the Border," with Leonie Huddy and Stanley Feldman, MPSA 2017.

  • "Survey Research in an Era of Transparency," with Yanna Krupnikov and John Barry Ryan, MPSA 2016, NYU-CESS Experimental Political Science Conference 2017

Experience

Education

  • Ph.D., Expected May 2019, Political Science, Stony Brook University

  • M.A., 2014, Political Science, Stony Brook University

  • B.A., 2010, Political Science, College of Charleston


Select Grants & Awards

  • John Sullivan Award for the best paper presented by a graduate student in the field of Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, 2018

  • American Political Science Association Travel Grant, 2018

  • Midwest Women's Caucus for Political Science Graduate Student Travel Award, 2018

  • National Science Foundation, Time-Sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (with Yanna Krupnikov and John Barry Ryan), 2015


Teaching

  • Current Political Events [Online], Summer 2018 & Fall 2018

  • Research Design [Graduate Level], Fall 2017

  • The Politics of Trump [Online], Summer 2017 & Winter 2018

  • Introduction to American Government, Fall 2016 & Spring 2017