Working papers/under review are listed below publications.


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

Academic Reviews: Public Opinion Quarterly, Perspectives on Politics.
Popular Reviews: Washington Monthly, Vox, The American Conservative.

In progress: With Ballots & Bullets: Partisanship & Violence in the American Civil War. Status: teaching leave 2018-19 academic year to finish, press TBD.

Articles (replication materials here) – email me for pre-prints (
I began pre-registering all my experiments and some observational tests in Sept. 2018, viewable here as each project is published.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. Forthcoming. Speaking of parties: Dueling views in a canonical measure of sophistication. Public Opinion Quarterly. Online Appendix

Nathan P. Kalmoe, Raymond J. Pingree, Brian Watson, Mingxiao Sui, Joshua Darr, & Kathleen Searles. 2019. Crime news effects & democratic accountability: Experimental evidence from repeated exposure in a multi-week online panel. International Journal of Public Opinion Research.      Online Appendix.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. (First View). Mobilizing voters with aggressive metaphors. Political Science Research & Methods.  Online Appendix.

Pingree et al. 2018. Checking facts and fighting back: Why journalists should defend their profession. PLOS ONE.

Nathan P. Kalmoe, Joshua R. Gubler, & David A. Wood. 2018. Toward conflict or compromise? How violent metaphors polarize partisan issue preferences. Political Communication.   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. 

Chapters in Edited Volumes

Kathryn K. Will & Nathan P. Kalmoe. Forthcoming. Mourning tigers in Baton Rouge. In Feeling animal death: Being hosts to ghosts. eds. Brianne Donaldson & Ashley King. Rowman & Littlefield.

Working Papers

Under Review

Nathan P. Kalmoe. Legitimizing partisan violence: Evidence of political bias in state violence views from four experiments.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. Uses and abuses of ideology in political psychology. Online Appendix.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. The weakness of issues: How multiple measures mislead on public opinion.        Online Appendix.

Nathan P. Kalmoe. Genes, ideology, & sophistication.        Online Appendix.

Darr et al. Collision with collusion: Republican reaction to the Trump-Russia news.    Revise & Resubmit.

Kathleen Searles, Mingxiao Sui, Joshua Darr, Nathan P. Kalmoe, Raymond J. Pingree, & Brian Watson. Hostile media perceptions & repeated exposure to partisan news.     Revise & Resubmit.

In Progress

Framing racial coalitions in election news. (w/ Kim Gross)
Lethal mass partisanship: Prevalence, correlates, & electoral contingencies. (w/ Lily Mason), APSA 2018
Partisan dehumanization & its political consequences. (w/ Josh Gubler)
Trump, disgust, & the erosion of white identity. (w/ Ashley Jardina, Kim Gross)
Representation in contentious digital publics: Analyzing public comments during live-streamed news of racial justice protests. (w/ Brooks Fuller, Martina Santia, & Paromita Saha)
Partisanship in the #MeToo Era. (w/ Mirya Holman)
Hostile Campaign Rhetoric, Violence, & Hate (w/ Michael Weaver & Levi Boxell)
Candidate traits & gender-bias in evaluations. (w/ Nichole Bauer)
Feminizing partisanship: Framing perceptions of electoral coalitions. (w/ Kim Gross)


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.

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.