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Patrick R. Miller

Social and Behavioral 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

Loomis, Burdett, and Patrick R. Miller. “A Split Decision in ‘Flyover Country’: Yoder vs. Davids in Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District and Watkins vs. Davis in Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District.” Book Chapters. In Cases in Congressional Campaigns: Split Decision, 177–98. New York: Routledge, 2019.
Haider-Markel, Donald P., Jami Taylor, Andrew R. Flores, Daniel C. Lewis, Patrick R. Miller, and Barry L. Tadlock. “Morality Politics and New Research on Transgender Politics and Public Policy.” Journal Articles. The Forum 17, no. 1 (2019): 159–81.
Flores, Andrew R., Donald P. Haider-Markel, Daniel C. Lewis, Patrick R. Miller, Barry L. Tadlock, and Jami Taylor. “Challenged Expectations: Perceived Conformity, Gender Identity, and Transgender Rights.” Journal Articles. Political Psychology 39, no. 1 (2018): 197-216. https://doi.org/10.1111/pops.12402.
Pietryka, Matthew T., Jack Reilly, Daniel M. Maliniak, Patrick R. Miller, Robert Huckfeldt, and Ronald B. Rapoport. “From Respondents to Networks: Bridging between Individuals, Discussants, and the Network in the Study of Political Discussion.” Journal Articles. Political Behavior 40, no. 3 (2018): 711–35.
Conover, Pamela J., and Patrick R. Miller. “How Republicans Won on Voter Identification Laws: The Roles of Strategic Reasoning & Moral Conviction.” Journal Articles. Social Science Quarterly 9, no. 2 (2018): 490–511.
Taylor, Jami, Daniel C. Lewis, Donald P. Haider-Markel, Andrew R. Flores, Patrick R. Miller, and Barry Tadlock. “Public Opinion about Transgender People and Policies.” Book Chapters. In The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights, edited by Jami Taylor, Donald P. Haider-Markel, and Daniel C. Lewis, 79–106. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018.
Conover, Pamela Johnston, and Patrick R. Miller. “Taking Everyday Political Talk Seriously.” Book Chapters. In The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy, 378–91. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Miller, Patrick R. “The 2016 Southern Electorate: Demographics, Issues, and Candidate Perceptions.” Book Chapters. In The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be: The 2016 Presidential Election in the South, 3–22. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press, 2018.
Taylor, Jami, Daniel C. Lewis, Donald P. Haider-Markel, Andrew R. Flores, Patrick R. Miller, and Barry Tadlock. “The Factors Underlying Public Opinion on Transgender Rights.” Book Chapters. In The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights, edited by Jami Taylor, Daniel C. Lewis, and Donald P. Haider-Markel, 107–27. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018.
Flores, Andrew R., Donald P. Haider-Markel, Daniel C. Lewis, Patrick R. Miller, Barry L. Tadlock, and Jami K. Taylor. “Transgender Prejudice Reduction and Opinions on Transgender Rights: Results from a Mediation Analysis on Experimental Data.” Journal Articles. Research & Politics 5, no. 1 (2018): 1–7.
Haider-Markel, Donald P., Patrick R. Miller, Andrew R. Flores, Daniel C. Lewis, Barry L. Tadlock, and Jami Taylor. “Bringing ‘T’ to the Table: Understanding Individual Support of Transgender Candidates for Public Office.” Journal Articles. Politics, Groups, and Identities 5, no. 3 (2017): 399–417. https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2016.1272472.
Lewis, Daniel P., Andrew R. Flores, Donald P. Haider-Markel, Patrick R. Miller, Barry Tadlock, and Jami Taylor. “Degrees of Acceptance: Variation in Public Attitudes toward Segments of the LGBT Community.” Journal Articles. Political Research Quarterly 70, no. 4 (2017): 861–75.
Haider-Markel, Donald P., and Patrick R. Miller. “Equality or Transformation? LGBT Political Attitudes and Priorities and the Implications for the Movement.” Book Chapters. In LGBTQ Politics: A Critical Reader, 270–94. New York City: New York University Press, 2017.
Tadlock, Barry, Andrew Flores, Donald P. Haider-Markel, Daniel Lewis, Patrick R. Miller, and Jami Taylor. “Testing Contact Theory and Attitudes on Transgender Rights Conviction.” Journal Articles. Public Opinion Quarterly 4, no. 12 (2017): 956–972.
Miller, Patrick R., Andrew R. Flores, Donald P. Haider-Markel, Daniel C. Lewis, Barry L. Tadlock, and Jami Taylor. “Transgender Politics as Body Politics: The Conditional Effects of Authoritarianism and Disgust on Transgender-Related Policy Attitudes.” Journal Articles. Politics, Groups, and Identities 5, no. 1 (2017): 4–24.
Bobkowski, Piotr S., Sarah Cavanah, and Patrick R. Miller. “Who Are the ‘Journalism Kids?’: Academic Predictors of Journalism Participation in Secondary Schools.” Journal Articles. Journalism and Mass Communication Educator 72, no. 1 (2017): 68–82.
Bobkowski, Piotr S., and Patrick R. Miller. “Civic Implications of Secondary School Journalism: Associations with Voting Propensity and Community Volunteering.” Journal Articles. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 9, no. 3 (2016): 530–50.
Miller, Patrick R., and Pamela Johnston Conover. “Why Partisan Warriors Don’t Listen: The Gendered Dynamics of Intergroup Anxiety and Partisan Conflict.” Book Chapters. In Gender and Political Psychology, 21–39. New York, NY: Routledge Press, 2016.
Miller, Patrick R., and Pamela Johnston Conover. “Why Partisan Warriors Don’t Listen: The Gendered Dynamics of Intergroup Anxiety and Partisan Conflict.” Journal Articles. Politics, Groups, and Identities 3 (March 2015): 21–39.
Miller, Patrick R., and Pamela Johnston Conover. “Red and Blue States of Mind: Partisan Hostility and Voting in the United States.” Journal Articles. Political Research Quarterly 68, no. 2 (2015): 225–39.
Miller, Patrick R., Peter S. Bobkowski, Daniel Maliniak, and Ronald  B. Rapoport. “Talking Politics on Facebook: Network Centrality and Political Discussion Practices in Social Media.” Journal Articles. Political Research Quarterly 68, no. 2 (2015): 377–91.
Miller, Patrick R. “Demographic and Issue Cleavages in the Southern Electorate.” Book Chapters. In Second Verse, Same as the First: The 2012 Presidential Election in the South. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2014.
Beskow, Laura M., Emily E. Namey, Patrick R. Miller, Daniel K. Nelson, and Alexandra Cooper. “IRB  Chairs’  Perspectives  on Genotype-Driven  Research Recruitment.” Journal Articles. IRB: Ethics & Human Research, no. 34 (2012): 1–10.
Miller, Patrick  R. “Rethinking Racial Threat: A Comparison of Latino Population Change in the North and South.” Journal Articles. American Review of Politics 31 (2011): 203–22.
Miller, Patrick  R. “The Emotional Citizen: Emotion as a Function of Political Sophistication.” Journal Articles. Political Psychology 32 (2011): 575–600.
Miller, Patrick R. “Political Attitudes and Behaviors of LGBT People in the United States.” Book Chapters. In Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Accepted/In Press.
Flores, Andrew R., Donald P. Haider-Markel, Daniel C. Lewis, Patrick R. Miller, Barry L. Tadlock, and Jami Taylor. “Public Attitudes about Transgender Participation in Sports: The Roles of Gender, Gender Identity Conformity, and Sports Fandom.” Journal Articles. Sex Roles, Accepted/In Press.
Lewis, Daniel C., Andrew R. Flores, Donald P. Haider-Markel, Patrick R. Miller, Barry L. Tadlock, and Jami Taylor. “Public Attitudes on Transgender Military Service: The Role of Gender.” Journal Articles. Armed Forces & Society, Accepted/In Press.
Flores, Andrew R., Donald P. Haider-Markel, Daniel C. Lewis, Patrick R. Miller, Barry Tadlock, and Jami Taylor. “Sex, Gender, and Transgender:  The Moderating Effect of Gender Identity.” Book Chapters. In The Politics of LGBTQ Equality: Marriage and Beyond. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, Accepted/In Press.
Miller, Patrick R. “The 2016 and 2018 Elections in Kansas.” Book Chapters. In Reform and Reaction: The Arc of Modern Kansas Politics. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, Accepted/In Press.
Miller, Patrick R., Andrew R. Flores, Donald P. Haider-Markel, Daniel C. Lewis, Barry L. Tadlock, and Jami Taylor. “The Politics of Being ‘Cait’: Caitlyn Jenner, Transphobia, and Parasocial Contact Effects on Transgender-Related Political Attitudes.” Journal Articles. American Politics Research, Accepted/In Press.
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