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Patrick R. Miller

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Political Science
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Primary office:
Patrick R. Miller
1541 Lilac Lane, Room 520
Lawrence, KS 66045


Summary

Academic Appointments:

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Kansas, 2019-present

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Kansas, 2013–2019

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Cincinnati, 2011–2013

Post-Doctoral Survey Research Associate, Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology, Duke University, 2010–2011

Education:

Ph.D., Political Science (concentrations in American Politics and research methodology), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010

Graduate Certificate in Survey Research Methodology, Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009

M.A., Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007

B.A. with High Honors, College of William & Mary, 2002

Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com/pmiller1693

Teaching Interests

  • Political Psychology
  • Public opinion
  • Campaigns, Elections, and Voting Behavior
  • Political Communication
  • Research methods
  • Survey Methodology
  • Experimental Methods

Selected Publications

Miller, P. R. (in press). Political Attitudes and Behaviors of LGBT People in the United States. In , Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Flores, A. R., Haider-Markel, D. P., Lewis, D. C., Miller, P. R., Tadlock, B. L., & Taylor, J. (in press). Public Attitudes about Transgender Participation in Sports: The Roles of Gender, Gender Identity Conformity, and Sports Fandom. Sex Roles.

Lewis, D. C., Flores, A. R., Haider-Markel, D. P., Miller, P. R., Tadlock, B. L., & Taylor, J. (in press). Public Attitudes on Transgender Military Service: The Role of Gender. Armed Forces & Society.

Flores, A. R., Haider-Markel, D. P., Lewis, D. C., Miller, P. R., Tadlock, B. & Taylor, J. (in press). Sex, Gender, and Transgender: The Moderating Effect of Gender Identity. In , The Politics of LGBTQ Equality: Marriage and Beyond. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press.

Miller, P. R. (in press). The 2016 and 2018 Elections in Kansas. In , Reform and Reaction: The Arc of Modern Kansas Politics. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press.

Miller, P. R., Flores, A. R., Haider-Markel, D. P., Lewis, D. C., Tadlock, B. L., & Taylor, J. (in press). The Politics of Being “Cait”: Caitlyn Jenner, Transphobia, and Parasocial Contact Effects on Transgender-Related Political Attitudes. American Politics Research.

Loomis, B. & Miller, P. R. (2019). A Split Decision in ‘Flyover Country’: Yoder vs. Davids in Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District and Watkins vs. Davis in Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District. In , Cases in Congressional Campaigns: Split Decision (pp. 177-198). New York: Routledge.

Haider-Markel, D. P., Taylor, J. Flores, A. R., Lewis, D. C., Miller, P. R., & Tadlock, B. L. (2019). Morality Politics and New Research on Transgender Politics and Public Policy. The Forum, 17(1), 159-181.

Flores, A. R., Haider-Markel, D. P., Lewis, D. C., Miller, P. R., Tadlock, B. L., & Taylor, J. (2018). Challenged Expectations: Perceived Conformity, Gender Identity, and Transgender Rights. Political Psychology, 39(1), 197-216.. DOI:10.1111/pops.12402

Pietryka, M. T., Reilly, J. Maliniak, D. M., Miller, P. R., Huckfeldt, R. & Rapoport, R. B. (2018). From Respondents to Networks: Bridging between Individuals, Discussants, and the Network in the Study of Political Discussion. Political Behavior, 40(3), 711-735.

Conover, P. J., & Miller, P. R. (2018). How Republicans Won on Voter Identification Laws: The Roles of Strategic Reasoning & Moral Conviction. Social Science Quarterly, 9(2), 490-511.

Taylor, J. Lewis, D. C., Haider-Markel, D. P., Flores, A. R., Miller, P. R., Tadlock, B. Taylor, J. Haider-Markel, D. P., & Lewis, D. C. (2018). Public Opinion about Transgender People and Policies. In , The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights (pp. 79-106). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Conover, P. J., & Miller, P. R. (2018). Taking Everyday Political Talk Seriously. In , The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy (pp. 378-391). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Miller, P. R. (2018). The 2016 Southern Electorate: Demographics, Issues, and Candidate Perceptions. In , The Future Ain't What It Used To Be: The 2016 Presidential Election in the South (pp. 3-22). Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press.

Taylor, J. Lewis, D. C., Haider-Markel, D. P., Flores, A. R., Miller, P. R., Tadlock, B. Taylor, J. Lewis, D. C., & Haider-Markel, D. P. (2018). The Factors Underlying Public Opinion on Transgender Rights. In , The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights (pp. 107-127). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Flores, A. R., Haider-Markel, D. P., Lewis, D. C., Miller, P. R., Tadlock, B. L., & Taylor, J. K. (2018). Transgender Prejudice Reduction and Opinions on Transgender Rights: Results from a Mediation Analysis on Experimental Data. Research & Politics , 5(1), 1-7.

Haider-Markel, D. P., Miller, P. R., Flores, A. R., Lewis, D. C., Tadlock, B. L., & Taylor, J. (2017). Bringing ‘T’ to the Table: Understanding Individual Support of Transgender Candidates for Public Office. Politics, Groups, and Identities, 5(3), 399-417. DOI:10.1080/21565503.2016.1272472

Lewis, D. P., Flores, A. R., Haider-Markel, D. P., Miller, P. R., Tadlock, B. & Taylor, J. (2017). Degrees of Acceptance: Variation in Public Attitudes toward Segments of the LGBT Community. Political Research Quarterly, 70(4), 861 - 875.

Haider-Markel, D. P., & Miller, P. R. (2017). Equality or Transformation? LGBT Political Attitudes and Priorities and the Implications for the Movement. In , LGBTQ Politics: A Critical Reader (pp. 270-294). New York City: New York University Press.

Tadlock, B. Flores, A. Haider-Markel, D. P., Lewis, D. Miller, P. R., & Taylor, J. (2017). Testing Contact Theory and Attitudes on Transgender Rights Conviction. Public Opinion Quarterly, 4(12), 956–972.

Miller, P. R., Flores, A. R., Haider-Markel, D. P., Lewis, D. C., Tadlock, B. L., & Taylor, J. (2017). Transgender Politics as Body Politics: The Conditional Effects of Authoritarianism and Disgust on Transgender-Related Policy Attitudes. Politics, Groups, and Identities, 5(1), 4-24.

Bobkowski, P. S., Cavanah, S. & Miller, P. R. (2017). Who are the “Journalism Kids?”: Academic Predictors of Journalism Participation in Secondary Schools. Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 72(1), 68 - 82.

Bobkowski, P. S., & Miller, P. R. (2016). Civic Implications of Secondary School Journalism: Associations with Voting Propensity and Community Volunteering. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 9(3), 530 - 550.

Miller, P. R., & Conover, P. J. (2016). Why Partisan Warriors Don’t Listen: The Gendered Dynamics of Intergroup Anxiety and Partisan Conflict. In , Gender and Political Psychology (pp. 21-39). New York, NY: Routledge Press.

Miller, P. R., & Conover, P. J. (2015). Red and Blue States of Mind: Partisan Hostility and Voting in the United States. Political Research Quarterly, 68(2), 225-239.

Miller, P. R., Bobkowski, P. S., Maliniak, D. & Rapoport, R. B. (2015). Talking Politics on Facebook: Network Centrality and Political Discussion Practices in Social Media. Political Research Quarterly, 68(2), 377-391.

Miller, P. R., & Conover, P. J. (2015). Why Partisan Warriors Don’t Listen: The Gendered Dynamics of Intergroup Anxiety and Partisan Conflict. Politics, Groups, and Identities, 3, 21-39.

Miller, P. R. (2014). Demographic and Issue Cleavages in the Southern Electorate. In , Second Verse, Same as the First: The 2012 Presidential Election in the South. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press.

Beskow, L. M., Namey, E. E., Miller, P. R., Nelson, D. K., & Cooper, A. (2012). IRB Chairs' Perspectives on Genotype-Driven Research Recruitment. IRB: Ethics & Human Research,(34), 1-10.

Miller, P. R. (2011). Rethinking Racial Threat: A Comparison of Latino Population Change in the North and South . American Review of Politics, 31, 203-222.

Miller, P. R. (2011). The Emotional Citizen: Emotion as a Function of Political Sophistication . Political Psychology, 32, 575-600.

Events
RT @Lawrencetalks18 : Lawrence Talks Podcast S2 Ep. 2 - Paul Schumaker and Reforming the Electoral College https://t.co/Qp0pbX0yGL


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