I study issues of violence, collective action, and race, primarily in urban areas in the United States.
-"Ethnic Violence without Collective Action? Conflict, Networks, and Indiscriminate Attacks" (working paper)
-"Stationary Bandits in the Streets: Gangs, Illicit Market Fragmentation, and Predatory Crime in Chicago" (working paper)
-"Informally Governing Information: How Criminal Rivalry Leads to Violence Against the Press in Mexico” (with Viridiana Rios). Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol 61(5), 1095-1119 (2017)
-"Forging Collective Action: Coercion and Politics in Black Public Spheres" (Book project with Laura Frizzell, Sade Lindsay, Brianna N. Mack)