Ongoing Research


Creative Citizenship: Immigrant Political Participation

Through multiple methods, this project examines how immigrants participate in politics and contribute to their communities.  


Origins of the Weimar Coalition: Party Politics in the Imperial German Reichstag

In this project, I work with Professor Amel Ahmed (University of Massachusetts Amherst) to create networks of legislators based on how they vote. From these networks, we examine the ramifications of the structure of coalitions for democratization. 

                                                                    sample legislator network