Patrick R. Miller

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Political Science
Assistant Professor
Primary office:
785-864-9057
Blake Hall
Room 519
Patrick R. Miller
1541 Lilac Lane, Room 519
Lawrence, KS 66045


Academic Appointments:

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

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

Research Interests

  • Identity in politics
  • Partisanship and partisan identity
  • Political behavior
  • Political civility

Selected Publications

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

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

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

Conover, P. J., & Miller, P. R. (in press). How Republicans Won on Voter Identification Laws: The Roles of Strategic Reasoning & Moral Conviction. Social Science Quarterly.

Tadlock, B., Flores, A., Haider-Markel, D. P., Lewis, D., Miller, P. R., & Taylor, J. (in press). Testing Contact Theory and Attitudes on Transgender Rights Conviction. Public Opinion Quarterly.

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

Haider-Markel, D. P., & Miller, P. R. (in press). Equality or Transformation? LGBT Political Attitudes and Priorities and the Implications for the Movement. In M. Brettschneider, S. Burgess, & C. Keating (Eds.), LGBTQ Politics: A Critical Reader. New York University Press.

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

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

Bobkowski, P. S., & Miller, P. R. (in press). Civic Implications of Secondary School Journalism: Associations with Voting Propensity and Community Volunteering. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly.

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

Miller, P. R., & Conover, P. Johnston (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. Johnston (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). [Review of the book Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies, John H. Aldrich and Kathleen M. McGraw]. Perspectives on Politics, 12, 485-487.

Miller, P. R. (2014). Demographic and Issue Cleavages in the Southern Electorate. In S. E. Buchanan & B. DuBose Kapeluck (Eds.), 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.

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