Research

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

  • "The Social Transmission of Political Values"

  • "Party Principles: Political Values are Party-Owned"

  • "Social Deliberation: Do Social Motives Help or Hurt Political Deliberation?"

Research

Working Papers

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

  • Elizabeth C. Connors, Yanna Krupnikov, John Barry Ryan. "Survey Research in an Era of Transparency." (manuscript under review)

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

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


Conference Papers

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

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

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

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 & Winter 2017

  • Introduction to American Government, Fall 2016 & Spring 2017