Academic Papers and Chapters

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

"Congressional Staff and the Revolving Door: The Impact of Regulatory Change" (with Bruce E. Cain) Election Law Journal, vol. 13, no. 1 (2014), pp. 27-44.

"The Inside View: Using the Enron Email Archive to Understand Business Lobbying" (with Daniel J. Hopkins) Legislative Studies Quarterly, vol. 38, no. 1 (2013), pp. 5-30.

  • winner of the 2010 Political Organizations and Parties (POP) Paper Award, honoring the best paper presented on a POP panel at the preceding APSA Annual Meeting.

"The Complexities of Lobbying: Towards a Deeper Understanding of the ProfessionPS: Political Science & Politics, vol. 43, no. 4 (2010), pp. 834-837.

Non Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Access and Lobbying: Looking Beyond the Corruption Paradigm” (with Dorie Apollonio and Bruce E. Cain) Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1 (2008), pp. 13-50

"Corporations and the Public Purpose" (with Charlie Cray) Seattle Journal for Social Justice, vol. 4 no. 1 (2005), pp. 305-361

Book Chapters

“Social Network Analysis and Lobbying” (with Alexander Furnas) in Analytics, Policy and Governance, eds. Jennifer Bachner, Kathryn Wagner Hill, and Benjamin Ginsberg. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015 (forthcoming)

"The Rise of Dark Money" in Interest Group Politics, 9th edition, eds. Allen J. Cigler and Burdett Loomis. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2015 (forthcoming)

“Lobbying and Influence in Modern Washington” in Developments in American Politics, 7th edition, eds Gillian Peele, Bruce E. Cain, Guy Peters, New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
“Evaluating Reforms of Lobbying and Money in Politics”  in New Directions in Interest Group Politics, ed. Matthew Grossmann, New York, NY: Routledge, 2013

“Trade Associations, the Collective Action Dilemma, and the Problem of Cohesion,” in Interest Group Politics, 9th edition, eds. Allen J. Cigler and Burdett Loomis. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012


"The origins of modern business lobbyingInterest Groups and Advocacy, vol. 3 no. 2 (2014).

Working Papers

"The Interest Group Top Tier: More Groups, Concentrated Clout" (with Matt Grossmann and Tim LaPira), paper presented at the APSA 2014 Annual Meeting

“Examining Networks of Influence: using semantic similarity clustering and affiliation network analysis to reveal lobbying dynamics.” (with Alexander Furnas) paper presented at the Polnet 2013 conference.