Noah J. Kaplan

Clinical Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Columbia University, 2004
M.P.A Columbia University, 1998

Fields of Interest:
American Politics: Public Opinion, Political Communication, Campaigns and Elections, Representation, and Quantitative Methodology.

Selected Publications:
"Comparing Cosponsorship and Roll-Call Ideal Points," 2009. Aleman, Eduardo, Ernesto Calvo, Mark Jones and Noah Kaplan.  Legislative Studies Quarterly, 34(1): 87-116.

"Vote for Charity's Sake," 2008. Edlin, Aaron, Andrew Gelman and Noah Kaplan. The Economists' Voice, 5(6).

"Voting as a Rational Choice: Why and How People Vote to Improve the Well-Being of Others," 2007. Edlin, Aaron, Andrew Gelman and Noah Kaplan.  Rationality and Society, 19(3): 293-314.

"Dialogue in American Political Campaigns? An Examination of Issue Convergence in Candidate Television Advertising," 2006.  Kaplan, Noah, David Park and Travis Ridout.  American Journal of Political Science, 50(3): 724-736.

"Hispanic College Attendance and the State of Texas GEAR UP Program," 2006. Weiher, Gregory, Joseph Howard, Christina Hughes, and Noah Kaplan. Review of Policy Research, 23(5): 1035-1051.

Selected Activities and Honors:
University of Houston's Small Grant Program for Faculty Award, 2008.
Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Institute, Washington University, 2003.
ISERP Graduate Fellowship, Columbia University, 9/00 - 5/02.
President's Fellowship, Columbia University, 8/97 - 5/02
Graduate School Fellowship, Columbia University, 8/96 - 5/97 
Political Methodology Summer Conference Invitee, 2001.
Travel Scholarship, Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science, UCSB, 2000.

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