"Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire a troublesome servant and a fearful master.  Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action"—George Washington (reputedly)

I am an assistant professor in the political science department at Brigham Young University.  My main interests are elections and public opinion; legislative studies; political parties; and the American founding.  The best way to contact me is always by email (please see sidebar).

842 Kimball Tower


Fall Office Hours:
M / W, 11 - 11:50 am, and by appointment