- An earlier version was published at the EIP/IDEA Working Paper Series
- Winner of the 2014 IDEA/Electoral Integrity Project Award, the best graduate student paper award on electoral integrity, Electoral Integrity Project/International IDEA
- Nominee for the Westview Press Award, the best graduate student paper award at the 2013 annual meeting of Midwest Political Science Association
- Winner of the 2014 Best Paper Award, Political Science Department, Michigan State University
 “The Choice of Electoral Systems in Dictatorships.” (with Eric C.C. Chang) Under Review.
 “The Peril of Parliamentarism: Executive Selection Systems and Democratic Transitions from Electoral Authoritarianism” Under Review. (with Yuko Kasuya)
 “Democratization and Human Development.” Under Review. (with Susumu Annaka)
 “When Does the Honeymoon End? Electoral Cycles of Democratic Satisfaction in Africa.” Under Review. (with Nicholas Kerr)
 “Election Fraud and the Value of a Vote.” Under Review.
 “Coup Risk and Fiscal Decisions in Developing Countries.” (with Cristina Bodea and Adrienne LeBas)
 “Historical Origins of Long-Surviving Military Dictatorships: The Mode of Decolonization, Legitimacy Advantage, and Path Dependency.” (with Yuko Kasuya)
 “Election Timing in Autocracy.” (with Yuki Yanai)
 “Political Regimes and Refugee Entries: Motivations behind Refugees and Host Governments.” (with Yu Jin Woo)