Research Interests

  • Federalism
    • State and Local Relations
    • Fiscal Federalism
    • Hierarchical Dilemmas
    • Diffusion and Innovation
  • Public Policy and Administration
    • Redistributive Public Policy
    • State and Local Implementation
    • Social Construction
  • Political Psychology
    • Motivation and Reasoning/ Opinion Formation
    • Cognitive Heuristics
    • Framing and Media
  • Public Opinion
  • U.S Government
  • Health Policy and Administration

Her research primarily falls within the fields of American Politics and Public Policy, with particular interests in state and local relations, federalism, hierarchical dilemmas, political media, motivation and reasoning.

Criminology, Political Science
PhD, Florida State University, Political Science, 2014
MA, Florida State University, Political Science, 2010
BA, Pace University, Political Science, 2009