Political parties and elections
Politial interest groups
State and local electoral politics
EducationPh.D., University of Minnesota
M.A., Louisiana State University
B.A., Louisiana State University
The Houston Metropolitan Study: An Entrepreneurial Community Looks Ahead (co-author), Houston: UH Center for Public Policy/Rice University: Baker Institute for Public Policy, 1998.
"Texas: Republicans Gallop Ahead" (co-author) in Southern Politics in the 1990s, edited by Alexander P. Lamis, Baton Rouge, LSU Press, 1999.