Faculty Publications 2012
ARTS & SCIENCES
Best, Samuel J., Brian Krueger and Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz. "Al Qaeda Versus Big Brother: Anxiety About Government Monitoring and Support for Domestic Counterterrorism Policies." Political Behavior. 34(4):607-625. December 2012.
Best, Samuel J. and Brian S. Krueger. Exit Polls: Surveying the American Electorate, 1927 to 2010. Sage/CQ Press. 2012. 308p.
Best, Samuel J., Kristin Johnson and Brian S. Krueger. "Trends - Americans' Interest and Enthusiasm in Election Campaigns." Public Opinion Quarterly. 76(4):783-814. December 2012.
Dyck, Joshua J. and Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz. "The Conspiracy of Silence: Context and Voting on Gay Marriage Ballot Measures." Political Research Quarterly. 65(4):745-757. December 2012.
Evans, Michael and Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz. "Perpetuating the Myth of Culture War Court? Issue Attention in Newspaper Coverage of Supreme Court Nominations." American Politics Research.40(6):1026-1066. November 2012.
Gibler, Douglas M., Marc L. Hutchison and Stephen V. Miller. "Individual Identity Attachments and International Conflict: The Importance of Territorial Threat." Comparative Political Studies. 45(12): December 2012.
Horowitz, Rob. "Obama Uses Bully Pulpit to Take on Rising College Costs." Mindsetter (Blog). January 31, 2012. www.golocaprov.com/politics/rob-horowitz
Hussey, Laura S. and Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz. "The Changing Role of Race in Social Welfare Attitude Formation: Partisan Divides Over Undocumented Immigrants and Social Welfare Policy." Political Research Quarterly. 2012.
Hutchison, Marc L. SEE also: Gibler, Douglas M.
Hutchison, Marc L. and Kristin Johnson. "Multileveled Governance, Political Order, and Legitimacy: Examples From Nigeria." Peacebuilding and Development. 2012.
Hyde, Mark S. SEE: Lucas, Jennifer C.
Johnson, Kristen. SEE also: Best, Samuel J.; Hutchison, Marc L.
Johnson, Kristen and Brian S. Krueger. "Analyzing the Capacity of Unsolicited Political Email." IN: E-Politics and Organizational Implications of the Internet Power, Influence and Social Change. p.220-244.
Johnson, Kristin. "Following the Wisdom of Elders: Instability in China." IN: The Performance of Nations. Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. 2012.
Krueger, Brian S. SEE: Best, Samuel J.; Johnson, Kristen.
Leazes Jr., Francis J. "A Not Unapt Illustration of New England Heroism." Rhode Island History. 70(1):2-29. Winter/Spring 2012.
Lucas, Jennifer C. and Mark S. Hyde. "Men and Women Lobbyists in the American States." Social Science Quarterly. 93(2):394-414. June 2012.
Moakley, Maureen, Political Commentator. Rhode Island Public Radio. 2012.
Moakley, Maureen, Panelist. "A Lively Experiment." Rhode Island PBS Television. 2012. http://www.rhodeislandpbs.blogspot.com/2012/
Moakley, Maureen. "Recalibrating the Obama Presidency: The Off-Year Elections and Their Consequences." IN: The Obama Presidency: Promise and Performance, Edited by William J. Crotty. Lexington Books. 2012.
Pearson-Merkowitz, Shanna. SEE also: Best, Samuel J.; Dyck, Joshua; Evans, Michael; Hussey, Laura S.
Pearson-Merkowitz, Shanna. "Aqui No Hay Oportunidades: Latino Segregation and the Keys to Political Participation." Politics & Policy. 40(2):258-295. April 2012.
Pearson, Shanna. "Cities Are (Still) Dropping Like Flies." Pacific Standard. http://www.psmag.com/business-economics/cities-are-still-dropping-like-flies-49814/
Pearson-Merkowitz, Shanna and John McTague. "Does Morman Matter?" PS. July 19, 2012. http://www.psmag.com/politics/docs-morman-matter-43380/
Pearson, Shanna. "Grover Norquist's Plan to Raise Taxes." Pacific Standard. May 2, 2012. http://www.psmag.com/business-economics/grover-norquists-proposal-to-raise-taxes-41991/
Pearson-Merkowitz, Shanna and John McTague. "Looking at Romney Through the Prism of Past Morman Politicians. July 23, 2012. http://www.psmag.com/politics/docs-morman-matter-43380/
Pearson-Merkowitz, Shanna. "Limits of the Homogeneity Model: Segregation and Civic Engagement in Latino Communities." American Politics Research. 40(4):701-736. July 2012.
Pearson, Shanna. "The Presidential Campaigns DIdn't Really Matter." Pacific Standard. November 13, 2012. http://www.psmag.com/politics/the-presidential-campaigns-didnt-really-matter-heres-why-49383/
Petro, Nicolai. "Local Groups Must Not Rely on the U.S." Room for Debate. September 24, 2012. http:/www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/
Petro, Nicolai N. "The Orthodox Church in a Changing Russia." ISPI Analyses #121. June 2012.
Rothstein, Lawrence E. "Achorn Wrong on Slavery (Letter)." Providence Journal. July 11, 2012. p.B7.
Wiley, James. Theory and Practice in the Philosophy of David Hume. Palgrave Macmillan. 2012.