Published Research


Book

Moffett, Kenneth W. and Laurie L. Rice 2016. Web 2.0 and the Political Mobilization of College Students. Lanham, MD: Lexington Press.

  • Featured in The Hill and The Huffington Post.

Journal Articles

Moffett, Kenneth W. and Laurie L. Rice. "College Students and Online Political Expression During the 2016 Election." Forthcoming in Social Science Computer Review. Online Appendix.

Hayden Foster, Carly and Kenneth W. Moffett 2016. "Candidate Qualifications and Gender in U.S. Congressional Elections." National Social Science Journal. 47(2): 38-58.

Moffett, Kenneth W. 2016. "Partisan Vote Buying and Suspensions in the Postreform House." Party Politics 22(4): 478-489.

Mares, Dennis M. and Kenneth W. Moffett 2016. "Climate Change and Interpersonal Violence: a "Global" Estimate and Regional Inequities." Climatic Change 135(2): 297-310.

  • Featured in The Alton Telegraph, Edwardsville Intelligencer, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Undark Magazine, The Washington Post's Monkey Cage Blog, KTRS Radio, and KTVI Television (two appearances).

Moffett, Kenneth W.; Forrest Maltzman; Karen Miranda; and Charles R. Shipan 2016. "Strategic Behavior and Variation in the Supreme Court's Caseload over Time." Justice System Journal 37(1): 20-38.

  • Featured in National Journal and The Washington Post's Monkey Cage Blog.

Moffett, Kenneth W.; Laurie Rice; and Ramana Madupalli 2014. "Young Voters and War: The Iraq War as a Catalyst for Political Participation." Social Science Quarterly 95(5): 1419-1443.

Ainsworth, Scott; Brian M. Harward; Kenneth W. Moffett and Laurie Rice 2014. "Congressional Response to Statements of Administration Policy and Presidential Signing Statements." Congress and the Presidency 41(3): 312-334.

Rice, Laurie; Kenneth W. Moffett and Ramana Madupalli 2013. “Campaign-related Social Networking and the Participation of College Students.” Social Science Computer Review 31(3): 257-279.

Ainsworth, Scott; Brian M. Harward and Kenneth W. Moffett 2012. "Congressional Response to Presidential Signing Statements." American Politics Research 40(6): 1067-1091.

Moffett, Kenneth W. 2012. "Parties and Procedural Choice in the House Rules Committee." Congress and the Presidency 39(1): 1-27.

Harward, Brian M. and Kenneth W. Moffett 2010. "The Calculus of Cosponsorship in the U.S. Senate." Legislative Studies Quarterly 35(1): 117-143.

Statistical Software

Feldman, Thomas * and Kenneth W. Moffett 2016. “freqdist: A Package for Generating Frequency Distributions." Available through The Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN).

* Undergraduate student coauthor