Our Editorial Staff

: Justin Esarey

Justin Esarey is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rice University who specializes in political methodology. His areas of expertise include detecting and presenting context-specific relationships, model specification and sensitivity, the analysis of binary data, laboratory social experimentation, and promoting thoughtful inference (and thinking about inference) by using technology to make methodological resources available to the scholarly public.

Web site: http://www.justinesarey.com

Associate Editor
: Randolph T. Stevenson

Randolph Stevenson is Professor of Political Science at Rice University. Professor Stevenson’s research focuses on mass political behavior, cabinet formation, and institutional design in Western democracies. He has recently published articles in American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, Public Choice, and British Journal of Political Science. His book, entitled The Economic Vote: How Political and Economic Institutions Condition Election Results (co-authored with Raymond Duch), was published in 2008 by Cambridge University Press and won the Gregory M. Luebbert award for the best book in comparative politics in 2007 or 2008. His current research projects include studies of the role of incumbency in cabinet formation and a new NSF funded book project exploring the sources of cross-national differences in political knowledge. Dr. Stevenson also teaches a number of graduate courses in advanced statistical techniques.

Web site: http://www.randystevenson.com/

Associate Editor
: Rick Wilson

Rick Wilson is Herbert S. Autrey Chair of Political Science at Rice University. Wilson is a political scientist interested in human behavior. In the past his work focused on political history and the design of political institutions — especially the U.S. Congress in the pre-Federal and early-Federal period. His current work focuses on human cooperation and conflict. Of special interest are the evolutionary, biological, and neurological foundations of human behavior. Wilson teaches courses on the U.S. Congress, Common Property Resources, Institutional Analysis and Design, Evolutionary Psychology, and Behavioral and Experimental Politics. Wilson is currently Editor of the American Journal of Political Science.

Web site: http://rkw.rice.edu/