Research

This page provides an overview of my research interests, current projects, and publications. 

Elections & Candidate Evaluation 

Cohen, Mollie and Geoffrey Sheagley. "Partisan Poll Watchers and Americans' Perceptions of Electoral Fairness." Forthcoming at Public Opinion Quarterly

Dancey, Logan, John Henderson, and Geoffrey Sheagley. 2023.  "The Personal Vote in a Polarized Era." American Journal of Political Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12815 

Henderson, John, Geoffrey Sheagley, Stephen Goggin, Logan Dancey, and Alexander Theodoridis. 2022. "Primary Divisions: How Voters Evaluate Policy and Group Differences in Intra-Party Contests." Journal of Politics. https://doi.org/10.1086/718208 

Sheagley, Geoffrey and Adriano Udani. 2021. "Multiple Meanings? The Link Between Partisanship and Definitions of Voter Fraud." Electoral Studies.  69" 

Sheagley, Geoffrey, Philip G. Chen, and Christina Farhart. 2017. "Racial Resentment, Hurricane Sandy, and the Spillover of Racial Attitudes into Evaluations of Government Organizations." Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy. 17(1): 105-131. 

Dancey, Logan and Geoffrey Sheagley. 2016. "Inferences Made Easy: Partisan Voting in Congress, Voter Awareness, and Senator Approval." American Politics Research. 44 (5), 844-874.

Partisanship and Polarization 

Sheagley, Geoffrey, Logan Dancey, and John Henderson. 2022. "A Good Partisan? Ideology, Loyalty, and Public Evalutions of Members of Congress." Legislative Studies Quarterly. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/lsq.12399 

Carlos, Roberto, Geoffrey Sheagley, and Karlee Taylor. 2023. "Tolerance for the Free Speech of Outgroup Partisans." PS: Political Science and Politics. 56(2), 240-244. doi:10.1017/S1049096522001202

Sheagley, Geoffrey. 2019. "The Effect of Cross-cutting Partisan Debates on Political Decision-Making." Party Politics. 25(3): 401-411. 

Dancey, Logan and Geoffrey Sheagley. 2018. "Partisanship and Perceptions of Party-Line Voting in Congress." Political Research Quarterly. 71(1): 32-45

Dancey, Logan and Geoffrey Sheagley. 2013. "Heuristics Behaving Badly: Party Cues and Voter Knowledge." American Journal of Political Science. 57(2): 312-325. 

Survey & Experimental Methods 

Sheagley, Geoffrey and Scott Clifford. 2023. "No Evidence that Measuring Moderators Alters Treatment Effects." American Journal of Political Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12814 

Clifford, Scott, Geoffrey Sheagley, and Spencer Piston. 2021. "Increasing Precision without Altering Treatment Effects: Repeated Measures Designs in Survey Experiments." American Political Science Review.  115(3): 1048-1065. 

Other Topics

Bankert, Alexa, Ryan Powers, and Geoffrey Sheagley. 2022. "Trade Politics at the Checkout Lane - Ethnocentrism and Consumer Preferences." Political Science Research and Methods. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/psrm.2022.40 

Chen et al. 2014. "The Minnesota Multi-Investigator 2012 Presidential Election Panel Study." Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy. 14(1): 78-104.

Ongoing Research & Working Papers

Cutting Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face: Incurring Personal Loss to Ensure that Immigrants Lose. With Roberto Carlos. 

Judges as Participants in Democracy. With Christina L. Boyd and David Cottrell. 

Recognition without Influence? Senators as Public Opinion Leaders. With Logan Dancey and Gabriel Borelli