Christian Grose

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Political Science
University of Rochester
USC Dornsife, Department of Political Science
Von KleinSmid Center, 327
Los Angeles, California 90089-0044
cgrose@dornsife.usc.edu
Curriculum Vitae

http://www.christiangrose.com/

Christian Grose is Associate Professor of Political Science in Dornsife College at the University of Southern California. He is also Associate Professor in the Price School of Public Policy (by courtesy). Christian’s research interests include political institutions and political representation. Current and recent research is on U.S. legislatures, the presidency, race and ethnicity, the effect of war casualties on U.S. voting behavior, financial interests and stock market investments of legislators, and field experiments.

Christian is the author of the award-winning Congress in Black and White: Race and Representation in Washington and at Home (Cambridge University Press, 2011). In addition, he has published articles in scholarly journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, the Annual Review of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Polity, and Presidential Studies Quarterly.

Christian received a best book award from the American Political Science Association’s Race, Ethnicity, and Politics section; and a CQ Press award for the best paper on legislative studies presented at the American Political Science Association meeting. He is also a previous recipient of the Carl Albert award for the best dissertation in legislative politics from the American Political Science Association.

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Expertise

U.S. politics, elections, political institutions, political methodology, partisanship, state legislatures, president and executive branch, Congress, Congressional campaigns, including midterm Congressional elections, race and representation, African American members of Congress, voting rights, policy, media coverage of elections

Publications

Book

Grose, C. R. (2011). Congress in Black and White: Race and Representation in Washington and at Home. New York: Cambridge University Press, published January 2011. Click here for book.

Book Chapter

Grose, C. R. (2015). Field Experiments on Elected and Public Officials: Ethical Obligations and Requirements. In Scott Desposato (ed.), Ethics and Experiments (Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science), forthcoming Oct. 2015. Click here for book chapter.

Journal Article

Grose, C. R., Malhotra, N., Van Houweling, R. P. (2015). Explaining Explanations: How Legislators Explain their Policy Positions and How Citizens React. American Journal of Political Science. Vol. 59 (3), pp. 724-43. Click here for article.
Grose, C. R. (2014). Field Experimental Work on Political Institutions. Annual Review of Political Science. Vol. 17, pp. 355-70. Click here for article.
Clinton, J. D., Bertelli, A. M., Grose, C. R., Lewis, D. E., Nixon, D. C. (2012). Separated Powers in the United States: The Ideology of Agencies, Presidents, and Congress. American Journal of Political Science. Vol. 56 (2), pp. 341-54. Click here for article.
Bertelli, A. M., Grose, C. R. (2011). The Lengthened Shadow of Another Institution: The Ideological Preferences of the Executive Branch and Congress. American Journal of Political Science. Vol. 55 (4), pp. 767-781. Click here for article.
Yoshinaka, A., Grose, C. R. (2011). Ideological Hedging in Uncertain Times: Inconsistent Legislative Representation and Voter Enfranchisement. British Journal of Political Science. Vol. 41 (4), pp. 765-794. Click here for article.
Grose, C. R., Husser, J., Yoshinaka, A. (2010). Plus Ça Change: Race, Gender, and Issue Retrospections in the 2008 U.S. Election. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties. Vol. 20 (2), pp. 187-211. Click here for article.
Grose, C. R., Middlemass, K. M. (2010). Listen to What I Say, Not How I Vote: Congressional Support of the President. Social Science Quarterly. Vol. 91 (1), pp. 143-167. Click here for article.
Bertelli, A. M., Grose, C. R. (2009). Secretaries of Pork? A New Theory of Distributive Politics. Journal of Politics. Vol. 71 (3), pp. 926-945. Click here for article.
Grose, C. R., Oppenheimer, B. I. (2007). The Iraq War, Partisanship, and Candidate Attributes: Explaining Variation in Partisan Swing in the 2006 U.S. House Elections. Legislative Studies Quarterly. Vol. 32 (4), pp. 531-557. Click here for article.
Grose, C. R., Mangum, M., Martin, C. (2007). Race, Political Empowerment, and Constituency Service: Descriptive Representation and the Hiring of African-American Congressional Staff. Polity. Vol. 39 (4), pp. 449-478. Click here for article.
Middlemass, K. M., Grose, C. R. (2007). The Three Presidencies? Legislative Position-taking in Support of the President on Domestic, Foreign, and Homeland Security Policies in the 107th Congress. Congress & the Presidency. Vol. 34 (2), pp. 57-80. Click here for article.
Bertelli, A. M., Grose, C. R. (2007). Agreeable Administrators? The Public Positions of Cabinet Secretaries and Presidents. Presidential Studies Quarterly. Vol. 37 (2), pp. 228-247. Click here for article.
Grose, C. R. (2007). Cues, Endorsements, and Heresthetic in a High-profile Election: Racial Polarization in Durham, North Carolina. PS: Political Science and Politics. Vol. 40 (2), pp. 325-332. Click here for article.
Grose, C. R. (2006). Bridging the Divide: Interethnic Cooperation, Minority Media Outlets, and the Coverage of Latino, African-American, and Asian-American Members of Congress. Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics. Vol. 11 (4), pp. 115-130.Click here for article.
Bertelli, A. M., Grose, C. R. (2006). The Spatial Model and the Senate Trial of President Clinton. American Politics Research. Vol. 34 (4) Click here for article.
Grose, C. R. (2005). Disentangling Constituency and Legislator Effects in Legislative Representation. Social Science Quarterly. Vol. 86 (2), pp. 427-443. Click here for article.
Grose, C. R., Yoshinaka, A. (2005). Partisan Politics and Electoral Design: The Enfranchisement of Felons and Ex-felons in the U.S., 1960-1999. State and Local Government Review. Vol. 37 (1), pp. 49-60. Click here for article.
Grose, C. R., Yoshinaka, A. (2003). The Electoral Consequences of Party Switching by Incumbent Members of Congress, 1947-2000. Legislative Studies Quarterly. Vol. 28 (1), pp. 55-75. Click here for article.