Research

Books

Rice, Laurie L. and Kenneth W. Moffett 2022. The Political Voices of Generation Z. New York, NY: Routledge. Online Appendix.

Moffett, Kenneth W. and Laurie L. Rice 2016. Web 2.0 and the Political Mobilization of College Students. Lanham, MD: Lexington Press (Paperback Released in 2018).

  • Featured in The Hill and The Huffington Post.

Book Chapters

Kenneth W. Moffett and Laurie L. Rice. “Presidential Candidates and Civic Engagement among College Students: Mobilizing a New Generation.” Forthcoming in Generations in American Politics, ed. Sally Friedman and David Schultz. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press. Online Appendix.

Rice, Laurie L. and Kenneth W. Moffett 2020. “College Students, Political Engagement, and Snapchat in the 2020 General Election.” In U.S. Election Analysis 2020: Media, Voters, and the Campaign, eds. Danielle Coombs, Dan Jackson, Darren Lilleker, Einar Thorsen, and Filippo Trevisan. Poole, United Kingdom: Bournemouth University. Pages 94.95. Online Appendix.

Moffett, Kenneth W. and Laurie L. Rice. 2015. “Taking Political Science Courses and Civic Activity.” Technology and Civic Engagement in the Classroom: Engaging the Unengaged, ed. Stephen Caliendo, Suzanne Chod and William Muck. New York City, New York: Palgrave MacMillan. Pages 13-47.

Journal Articles

Moffett, Kenneth W. and Laurie L. Rice. “Creditable Civic Engagement? Aligning Work on Civic Activity with Faculty Incentives.” Forthcoming in PS: Political Science and Politics.

LaFond, Larry and Kenneth W. Moffett 2020. “Lexical Complexities in the St. Louis Dialect Island.” American Speech 95(2): 173-202.

Rice, Laurie L. and Kenneth W. Moffett 2019. “Snapchat and Civic Engagement among College Students.” Journal of Information Technology and Politics 16(2): 87-104. Online Appendix.

Mares, Dennis M. and Kenneth W. Moffett 2019. “Climate Change and Crime Revisited: An Exploration of Monthly Temperature Anomalies and UCR Crime Data.” Environment and Behavior 51(2): 502-529.

Moffett, Kenneth W. and Laurie L. Rice 2018. “College Students and Online Political Expression During the 2016 Election.” Social Science Computer Review 36(4): 422-439. 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 TelegraphEdwardsville IntelligencerForbesMinneapolis Star-TribuneUndark MagazineThe 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

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