Hometown: Old Bridge,
The State University of New Jersey (With Honors). 2003.
Expected Graduation: Fall
First field: American
Second field: Public
Research interests: American
politics, political behavior, parties, class, religion, state and local politics,
campaigns and elections, representation, public policy, inequality.
Teaching interests: Introduction
to American Government, Political Behavior and Public Opinion, Campaigns and
Elections, Institutions (The Presidency, Congress), Political Parties and Interest
Groups, State and Local Politics, Religion and Politics, Introduction to Public
Policy, Introduction to Research Methods. I also have designed an upper-level
course on inequality in which students watch the HBO series "The Wire" and
conduct policy analysis.
Other interests: My
dog, Dizzy, and Yankees baseball.