Dissertation

Dissertation Committee

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

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

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

Dissertation Papers

  • "Are Political Values Fundamental? The Social Dimension of Political Values and What That Means for Citizen Independence"

  • "Does Campaigning on Political Values Work? When Value Rhetoric Works…and When It Backfires"

  • "Race and Party Principles: How Race, Partisanship, and Political Values Interact and Influence Campaign Success"

Research

Selected Work in Progress

  • 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. "Survey Research in an Era of Transparency." (under review)

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

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


Conference Papers

  • "The Social Transmission of Political Values." MPSA 2018

  • "Are Values Stable? Social Influence on Values and Subsequent Policy Support." MPSA 2017, APSA 2017

  • "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


Teaching

  • Research Design [Graduate Level], Fall 2017

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

  • Introduction to American Government, Fall 2016 & Spring 2017