My research uses game theory, computational tools and statistical methods to study political institutions and the behavior of government officials. My substantive interests include courts and policing, identity and discrimination, and corruption and special interest influence on politics. Some of this work has been published in American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics and Economic Journal.
I received a Ph.D. in political science and an M.A. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. I also received an M.P.A. from Columbia University and a B.A. in politics and economics from Brandeis University.