• Research methodology: formal theory; microeconomics; research design and causal inference; statistical inference; empirical modeling; quantitative methods for the practice of law and/or policy; computational social science.
  • American politics: American political institutions; American courts; judicial decision-making; U.S. bureaucracy; U.S. Congress; political economy.
  • Law and public policy: civil procedure; judicial process; law and economics; economics of policymaking.


  • Finalist for Presidential Teaching Award
    Economic Analysis I, Columbia University
    Fall 2009
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award
    French Politics, University of California, Berkeley
    Fall 2011

Past Courses

Graduate Level

  • Formal Models of Political Science
  • Quantitative Methods II (research design)
  • Intermediate Microeconomics

Undergraduate Level

  • Introduction to Economic Policy Analysis
  • Introduction to Empirical Analysis and Quantitative Methods (political science research methods)
  • United States Congress
  • French Politics