Research
 
 
Job Market Paper
 
 
            Economic Insecurity and American Political Culture
 
 
ABSTRACT
 
Drawing on original ethnographic research with Americans in Chapter 13 personal bankruptcy, this paper, based on my
 
Consumer Credit and the Welfare State
 
 
This work with co-author Andreas Wiedemann studies the relationship between access to credit, norms of personal responsibility, experiences of economic insecurity, and support for the welfare
 
Priming Racial Diversity
 
This work, with co-author Justin de Benedictis-Kessner, documents a new database of Realistic Image Primes for Experimental Research (RIPER).
 
The Limits of Causal Inference
 
How do our notions of causality connect with the tests we use to attribute causality? Drawing on a distinction proposed by Hall (2004) between causal dependence and causal production, I argue that
 
These are the research projects I am currently working on.