Selected Articles/Chapters

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PDF  Hillygus, D.S. and J. Holbein. 2023. “Refocusing Civics Education to Help Young People Develop Noncognitive Skills. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

PDF  Combs, A., G. Tierney, B. Guay, F. Merhout, C. Bail, D.S. Hillygus, and A. Volfovsky. 2023. “Reducing political polarization in the United States with a mobile chat platform,” Nature Human Behavior, 7: 1454–1461.

PDF  Jamieson, K.H., Lupia, A., Amaya, A., Brady, H.E., Bautista, R., Clinton, J.D., Dever, J.A., Dutwin, D., Goroff, D.L., Hillygus, D.S. and Kennedy, C. et al. 2023. “Protecting the integrity of survey research.” PNAS Nexus, 2(3).

PDF  Tang, J., D.S. Hillygus, and J. Reiter. 2023. “Using auxiliary marginal distributions in imputations for nonresponse while accounting for survey weights, with application to estimating voter turnout” Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology.

PDF  Endres, K., D.S. Hillygus, M. DeBell, and S. Iyengar. 2022. “A Randomized Experiment Evaluating Survey Mode Effects for Video Interviewing.” Political Science Research and Methods.

PDF Hillygus, D.S. and T. LaChapelle. 2022. “Diagnosing Survey Response Quality,” Handbook on Politics and Public Opinion, T. Rudolph, ed.: Edward Elgar Publishing.

PDF  Bail, C.A., Guay, B., Maloney, E., Combs, A., Hillygus, D.S., Merhout, F., Freelon, D. and Volfovsky, A., 2020. Assessing the Russian Internet Research Agency’s impact on the political attitudes and behaviors of American Twitter users in late 2017. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(1).

PDF  Madson, G. and D.S. Hillygus. 2019. “Who Trusts the Polls? Motivated Reasoning in Evaluations of Polling Results,” Political Behavior.

PDF  Carlson, C., V. Dounoucos, and D.S. Hillygus. 2019. “The Message and the Medium: The Communication Effects of Twitter Commentary,” Journal of Information Technology & Politics.

PDF  Holbein, J., D.S. Hillygus, C. Gibson-Davis, M. Lenard, and D. Hill. 2018. “The Development of Students’ Engagement in School, Community, and Democracy,” British Journal of Political Science.

PDF  Hillygus, D.S. 2018. “Navigating Scholarly Exchange in Today’s Media Environment,”Journal of Politics 80(3), 1064-1068(editor-reviewed).

HTML  Guay, B. and D.S. Hillygus. 2018. “Online Public Opinion Polling,” Oxford Bibliographies

Hillygus, D.S. and S. Snell. 2018. “Longitudinal Surveys: Issues and Opportunities,” Oxford Handbook on Polling and Polling Methods. L. Atkeson and M. Alvarez, eds. New York: Oxford University Press.

PDF  Xing, Z. D.S. Hillygus and L. Carin. 2017. “Evaluating U.S. Electoral Representation with a Joint Statistical Model of Congressional Roll-Calls, Legislative Text, and Voter Registration Data,” Proceedings of the 23nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), 1205-1214.

PDF    DeYoreo, M., Reiter, J. and D.S. Hillygus. 2017.“Nonparametric Bayesian ModelsWith Focused Clustering for Mixed Ordinal and Nominal Data,” Bayesian Analysis.

PDF   Henderson, M. and D.S. Hillygus. 2016. “Contextual Factors in Time of Decision in the 2008 Presidential Election,” Public Opinion Quarterly.

PDF   Hillygus, D.S. and B. Guay. 2016. “The Virtues and Limitations of Election Polling in the United States,” Seminar Magazine

PDF   Ballard, A., D.S. Hillygus, and T. Konitzer. 2016. “Campaigning Online: Web Display Ads in the 2012 Presidential Campaign,” PS: Political Science & Politics.

PDF  erratum Holbein, J. and D.S. Hillygus. 2016. “Making Young Voters: The Impact of Preregistration on Youth Turnout,” American Journal of Political Science

PDF     Si, Y., J. Reiter, and D.S. Hillygus. 2016. “Bayesian Latent Pattern Mixture Models For Handling Attrition In Panel Studies With Refreshment Samples,” Annals of Applied Statistics.

PDF    Hillygus, D.S. and S. Snell. 2015. “Longitudinal Surveys: Issues and Opportunities,” Oxford Handbook on Polling and Polling Methods. L. Atkeson and M.
Alvarez, eds. New York: Oxford University Press.

PDF    Schifeling, T. C. Cheng, J. Reiter and D.S. Hillygus. 2015. “Accounting for Nonignorable Unit Nonresponse and Attrition in Panel Studies with Refreshment
Samples,” Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology.

PDF     Johnston, C., D.S. Hillygus, and B. Bartels. 2014. “Ideology, The Affordable Care Act Ruling, and Supreme Court Legitimacy,” Public Opinion Quarterly

PDF   Gerber, A., K. Arceneaux, C. Boudreau, C. Dowling, and D.S. Hillygus. 2015.“Reporting Balance Tables, Response Rates and Manipulation Checks in Experimental Research: A Reply from the Committee that Prepared the Reporting Guidelines,” Journal of Experimental Political Science.

PDF   Gerber, A., K. Arceneaux, C. Boudreau, C. Dowling, D.S. Hillygus, T. Palfrey, D. Biggers, D. Hendry. 2014. “Reporting Guidelines for Experimental Research: A Report from the    Experimental Research Section Standards Committee,”Journal of Experimental Political Science

PDF    Hillygus, D.S. and S. 2014. “Assessing Strategic Voting in the 2008 Presidential Primaries,” Public Choice

PDF     Si, Y., J. Reiter, and D.S. Hillygus. 2014. ”Semi-parametric Selection Models for Potentially Non-ignorable Attrition in Panel Studies with Refreshment Samples,” Political Analysis

PDF     Hillygus, D.S., N. Jackson, and M. Young. 2014. “Professional Respondents in Online Survey Panels,” Online Panel Research – A Data Quality Perspective. M.Callegaro, R. Baker, Lavrakas, J. Krosnick, J. Bethlehem, and A. Göritz, eds. Wiley.

PDF     Frankel, L. and D.S. Hillygus. 2013. “Panel Attrition and the Survey Experience,” Political Analysis

PDF     Aldrich, J., B. Bishop, R. Hatch, D.S. Hillygus, and D. Rohde. 2013. “Blame, Responsibility, and the Tea Party in the 2010 Midterm Elections,” Political Behavior

PDF     Deng, Y., D.S. Hillygus, J. Reiter, and Y. Si. 2013. “Handling Attrition in Longitudinal Studies: The Case for Refreshment Samples,” Statistical Science, 28(2): 238-256.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. 2011. “The Evolution of Election Polling in the United States,” Public Opinion Quarterly, 75th Anniversary Issue, 75(5): 962-981.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. 2011. “The Practice of Survey Research: Changes and Challenges” New Directions in Public Opinion. Adam Berinsky, ed. Routledge Press

PDF     Henderson, M. and D.S. Hillygus. 2011. “The Dynamics of Health Care Opinion, 2008-2010: Partisanship, Self-Interest, and Racial Resentment,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy,                    and Law, 36(6): 945-960.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. 2010. “Campaign Effects on Vote Choice,” Oxford Handbook on Elections and Political Behavior. Jan Leighly and George C. Edwards III, eds. Oxford University Press.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. and M. Henderson. 2010. Political Issues and the Dynamics of Vote Choice in the 2008 Presidential Election, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties

PDF     Henderson, M., D.S. Hillygus, and T. Tompson. 2010. “‘Sour Grapes’ or Rational Voting? Voter Decision Making Among Thwarted Primary Voters in 2008,” Public Opinion Quarterly.

PDF     Elis, R., D.S. Hillygus, and N. Nie. 2010. “The dynamics of candidate evaluations and vote choice in 2008: looking to the past or future?” Electoral Studies

PDF     Treier, S. and D.S. Hillygus. 2009. “The Nature of Political Ideology in the Contemporary Electorate,” Public Opinion Quarterly.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. 2009. “The Need for Survey Reporting Standards in Political Science,” The Future of Political Science: 100 Perspectives, G. King, N. Nie, and K. Schlozman (eds).

PDF     Burden, B. and D.S. Hillygus. 2009. “Opinion Formation, Polarization, and Presidential Reelection.” Presidential Studies Quarterly, 39: 619-35.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. and T. Shields. 2008. “Southern Discomfort? Regional Differences in Voter Decision Making in the 2000 Presidential Election,” Presidential Studies Quarterly, 38 (3):      506-520.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. 2007. “The Dynamics of Voter Decision Making Among Minor Party Supporters: The 2000 U.S. Presidential Election,” British Journal of Political Science, 37 (2): 225-      244.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. and T. Shields. 2005. “Moral Issues and Voter Decision Making in the 2004 Presidential Election,” PS: Political Science and Politics, 38 (2): 201-10.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. 2005. “Campaign Effects and the Dynamics of Turnout Intention in Election 2000,” Journal of Politics, 66(1): 50-68.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. 2005. “The Missing Link: Exploring the Relationship between Higher Education and Political Behavior,” Political Behavior, 27(1): 25-47.

PDF     Hillygus, D.S. and S. Jackman. 2003. “Voter Decision Making in Election 2000: Campaign Effects, Partisan Activation, and the Clinton Legacy,” American Journal of Political Science, 47(4): 583-596.

PDF     Nie, N., D.S. Hillygus, and L. Erbring. 2003.“Internet Use, Interpersonal Relations and Sociability: A Time Diary Study” in The Internet in Everyday Life, Wellman and  Haythornthwaite (eds). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.

PDf     Nie, N. and D.S. Hillygus. 2002. “Where Does Internet Time Come From?: A Reconnaissance,” IT & Society, 1(2): 1-20.

PDF   Nie, N. and D.S. Hillygus. 2002. “The Impact of Internet Use on Sociability: Time-Diary Findings,” IT & Society, 1(1): 1-29