He is a William Yandell Elliott Fellow in the Department of Government at Harvard University. His methodological interests are causal inference, field experiments, natural experiments, statistical programming, and natural language processing. His substantive interests are representation, California politics, state and local politics, voting behavior, and campaigns and elections. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013. His current research projects include race riots, censorship, framing effects, and interest group endorsements.