I am a political scientists who studies American political institutions - most notably, political parties and elections. I received my PhD from the University of Virginia in 2017. Prior to beginning my studies at UVA, I recieved a BA and MA in History from the University of Amsterdam, and an MA in Political Science from The New School for Social Research - for which I also received a Fulbright Fellowship. My teaching focuses on political parties, campaigns and elections, and American political institutions. My research has been published in Political AnalysisAmerican Politics Research, and Studies in American Political Development. My curriculum vitae can be found here.