Dan Thompson

PhD Candidate · Political Science · Stanford University
danthompson at stanford dot edu

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I am a PhD candidate in American politics and political methodology at Stanford University. My research focusses on elections and political accountability. Prior to Stanford, I worked for an energy consulting firm conducting quantitative program evaluation and developing research designs for electric and gas utilities. I received a Master of Public Policy degree from UC Berkeley in 2014.

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Who Punishes Extremist Nominees? Candidate Ideology and Turning out the Base in U.S. Elections. Joint with Andy Hall. 2018 American Political Science Review 112(3): 509-524.

Working Papers

How Partisan is Local Law Enforcement? Evidence from Sheriff Cooperation with Immigration Authorities. Revise and Resubmit, American Political Science Review.
Does Exposure to Migration Cause an Electoral Backlash? Evidence from the Mariel Boatlift.