The Origins of Dominant Parties: Building Authoritarian Institutions in Post-Soviet Russia (2017) Cambridge University Press
Why is Party-Based Autocracy More Durable? Examining the Role of Elite Institutions and Mass Organization. (2022) Democratization.
Shoring up Power: Electoral Reform and the Consolidation of Authoritarian Rule (2022) (with Abigail Heller and Jennifer Gandhi) Electoral Studies
Vote Mobilization, Economic Performance, and Gubernatorial Appointments in Russia. (2022) (with Rostislav Turovsky) Russian Politics.
A Global Perspective on Party Organizations: Validating the Varieties of Party Identity and Organization Dataset. (2022) (with Nils Dupont, Anna Luehrmann, and Berker Kavasoglu) Electoral Studies. (75)
Do Authoritarian Elections Help the Poor? Evidence from Russian Cities (2022) (with Quintin Beazer) Journal of Politics
Staying out of Trouble: Criminal Cases Against Russian Mayors (2022) (with Noah Buckley, Michael Rochlitz, and Anton Aisin), Comparative Political Studies
Civic Duty and Voting under Autocracy, (2021) Journal of Politics
Electoral Manipulation and Regime Support: Survey Evidence from Russia (2021) (with David Szakonyi), World Politics
Getting the Opposition Together: Protest Coordination in Authoritarian Regimes (2020) (with David Armstrong and Graeme Robertson), Post-Soviet Affairs
Vote Brokers, Clientelist Appeals, and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Russia and Venezuela (2019) (with Timothy Frye and David Szakonyi), World Politics
Elite Defection under Autocracy: Evidence from Russia (2019) (with David Szakonyi), American Political Science Review.
Who’s to Blame? Political Centralization and Electoral Punishment under Authoritarianism (2019) (with Quintin Beazer), Journal of Politics.
Performance Incentives under Autocracy: Evidence from Russia’s Regions (2019) (with Noah Buckley), Comparative Politics.
Hitting Them with Carrots: Voter Intimidation and Vote Buying in Russia (2019) (with Timothy Frye and David Szakonyi), British Journal of Political Science
Is Putin’s Popularity Real? (2017) (with Timothy Frye, Scott Gehlbach, and Kyle Marquadt), Post-Soviet Affairs.
Local Elections in Authoritarian Regimes: An Elite-Based Theory with Evidence from Russian Mayoral Elections (2016) (with Noah Buckley, Guzel Garifullina, and Alexandra Shubenkova), Comparative Political Studies
Legislatures, Cooptation, and Social Protest in Contemporary Authoritarian Regimes (2015) (with Graeme Robertson), Journal of Politics
Online Social Media and Political Awareness in Authoritarian Regimes (2015) (with David Szakonyi), British Journal of Political Science.
Elections, Appointments, and Human Capital: The Case of Russian Mayors (2014) with (Buckley, Noah, Guzel Garifullina, and Alexandra Shubenkova), Demokratizatsiya
Political Machines at Work: Voter Mobilization and Electoral Subversion in the Workplace (2014) (with Timothy Frye and David Szakonyi), World Politics
The Political Economy of Russian Gubernatorial Election and Appointment (2014) (with Noah Buckley, Guzel Garifullina, and Timothy Frye), Europe-Asia Studies
Dominant Party Rule and Legislative Leadership in Authoritarian Regimes (2014) (with Rostislav Turovsky), Party Politics
Regional Patrons and Hegemonic Party Electoral Performance (2013) Post-Soviet Affairs
The Incentives for Pre-electoral Coalitions in Non-Democratic Elections (2013) (with Jennifer Gandhi), Democratization
Sub-national Appointments in Authoritarian Regimes: Evidence from Russian Gubernatorial Appointments (2012) (with Graeme Robertson), Journal of Politics.
Economic Performance and Elite Defection from Hegemonic Parties (2011) (with Jennifer Gandhi), British Journal of Political Science
The Politics of Dominant Party Formation: United Russia and Russia’s Governors (2010) Europe-Asia Studies
Dominant Party Regimes and the Commitment Problem: the Case of United Russia (2009) (with Thomas Remington), Comparative Political Studies