I am an Assistant Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy Studies in the University of Chicago. In 2011-2013, I am a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy, located at the University of California Berkeley.
The three major parts of my research agenda, linked above, all touch on the explication of the causes and consequences of state differences in politics and policy. You can find my Google Scholar citations here, and my SSRN page here. My CV is here.
Visit the American Legislatures website, which has my state legislative ideology data for all 50 states–at the state and individual legislator level–for approximately 1996-2008 (and sometimes more).
You can also download my preliminary scores for the 2012 congressional candidates.