Donald R. Kinder & Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2017. Neither Liberal nor Conservative: Ideological Innocence in the American Public. University of Chicago Press. 

In progress: With Ballots & Bullets: Partisanship & Violence in the American Civil War  Status: chapter drafting; Dec 2017 submission, press TBD.

Articles (replication materials here)

Nathan P. Kalmoe. Mobilizing voters with violent metaphors.  Political Science Research & Methods.  Accepted conditional on replication files.  Online Appendix.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2017. Digital news-seeking during wartime: Unobtrusive measures of Pakistani & American attention to drone strikesJournal of Information, Technology, & Politics.     Online Appendix.

Nathan P. Kalmoe & Kimberly Gross. 2016. Cueing patriotism, prejudice, & partisanship in the age of Obama: Experimental tests of U.S. flag imagery effects in presidential elections. Political Psychology. Online Appendix. (see press here)

Joshua R. Gubler & Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2015. Violent rhetoric in protracted group conflicts: Experimental evidence from Israel and India. Political Research Quarterly.  Online Appendix.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2015. Trait aggression in two representative U.S. surveys: Testing the generalizability of college samples. Aggressive Behavior.

Joshua R. Gubler, Nathan P. Kalmoe, & David A. Wood. 2015. Them’s fightin’ words: The effects of violent rhetoric on ethical decision making in business. Journal of Business Ethics. (see press here)

Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2014.  Fueling the fire: Violent metaphors, trait aggression, and support for political violence. Political Communication. (see press here)

Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2013. From fistfights to firefights: Trait aggression and support for state violence.  Political Behavior.

Nathan P. Kalmoe & Spencer Piston. 2013. Is implicit prejudice against blacks politically consequential? Evidence from the AMP. Public Opinion Quarterly.
Reprinted in Virtual Issue: Coloring Public Opinion, Public Opinion Quarterly, 2016-17. 

Under Review

Nathan P. Kalmoe, Joshua R. Gubler, & David A. Wood. Toward conflict or compromise? How violent metaphors polarize partisan issue preferences. Revise & Resubmit.   Online Appendix.

Nathan P. Kalmoe, Raymond J. Pingree, Brian Watson, Mingxiao Sui, Joshua Darr, & Kathleen Searles. Better left unsaid: Crime news and presidential blame.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. Speaking of parties: Dueling views in a canonical measure of sophistication.

Book Reviews & Public Writings

Democrats played up the flag at their convention. Was that risky? The Washington Post, Monkey Cage blog. Aug. 4, 2016.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2016. Trait aggression in the ANES 2013 Internet Recontact Study: Attributes of new items & recommendations for use. ANES Technical Report. 

Nathan P. Kalmoe. Dec. 11, 2015. A surprising number of Americans endorse violence against government. Here’s why. The Washington Post, Monkey Cage blog.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2015. Review of Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear & Hatred in International Conflict, by Andrew A.G. Ross. Political Communication.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. Sept. 2, 2014. The Atlanta victory & Lincoln’s 1864 reelection: “Game-changer” or campaign myth? The Washington Post, Monkey Cage blog. Full paper here.

Articles in Progress

Framing racial coalitions in election news. (w/ Kim Gross) (MPSA 2017)
Killing partisans: Violent prejudices in ordinary partisanship.  (MPSA 2017)
News in hostile territory: Trust & repeated exposure to partisan news. (w/ Searles, Darr, Pingree, Watson, & Sui)
Voting behavior of the Midwestern white working class. (w/ Robin Johnson)
Voting behavior in 2016. (w/ Ashley Jardina & Spencer Piston)

Entwining voting & violence in the American electorate.
Moderates going to extremes: Violent metaphors in campaign advertising.
When Saints go marching in: LDS settlements as natural experiments in group polarization, 1828-1852. (w/ Josh Gubler)


Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2012. Mobilizing Aggression in Mass Politics. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Best Dissertation Honorable Mention, 2013, APSA Political Psychology Section.

Past Projects

Elizabeth Suhay & Nathan P. KalmoeThe equal environments assumption in twin studies of political traits: Social confounds & suggested remedies. (see press below)

Research Grants

My work has been supported by American National Election StudiesTime-Series Experiments for the Social Sciences (National Science Foundation), Louisiana State University, Monmouth College, George Washington University, Brigham Young University, and the Gerald R. Ford Foundation, the Marsh Center for the Study of Journalistic Performance, and Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan.