KEVIN A. CLARKE

Department of Political Science
Harkness Hall
University of Rochester
14627-0146
(585) 275-5217
kevin.clarke@rochester.edu
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I am an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Rochester.
I have a Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan.
Subfield specialization in statistical methodology and international relations.

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Research and Teaching

Professional Links

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Interests


Curriculum Vitae

  • pdf (Rev. 9/14)
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Published Articles

  • Consistency of Choice in Nonparametric Multiple Comparisons (with Mark Fey). Journal of Nonparametric Statistics 24:2 (2012).
  • More Phantom Than Menace. Conflict Management and Peace Science 29:2 (2012).
  • Quantitative Methods, Basic Assumptions. International Encyclopedia of Political Science Sage Publications (2012).
  • Discriminating Methods: Tests for Nonnested Discrete Choice Models (with Curt Signorino). Political Studies 58:2 (March 2010).
  • Return of the Phantom Menace: Omitted Variable Bias in Econometric Research. Conflict Management and Peace Science 26:1 (February 2009).
  • Democracy and the Logic of Political Survival (with Randy Stone). American Political Science Review 102:3 (August 2008).
  • Modernizing Political Science: A Model-Based Approach (w/ David Primo). Perspectives on Politics 5:4 (December 2007).
  • A Simple Distribution-Free Test for Nonnested Hypotheses. Political Analysis 15:3 (Summer 2007).
  • The Necessity of Being Comparative: Theory Confirmation in Quantitative Political Science. Comparative Political Studies 40:7 (July 2007).
  • The Phantom Menace: Omitted Variable Bias in Econometric Research. Conflict Management and Peace Science 22:4 (Winter 2005).
  • Nonparametric Model Discrimination in International Relations. Journal of Conflict Resolution 47:1 (February 2003).
  • The Reverend and the Ravens. Political Analysis 10:2 (Spring 2002).
  • Testing Nonnested Models of International Relations: Reevaluating Realism. American Journal of Political Science 45:3 (July 2001).

Working Papers

  • Misspecification and the Propensity Score: When to Leave Out Relevant Pre-Treatment Variables (with Brenton Kenkel and Miguel Rueda). Under review.
  • Time and the Study of Conflict: Problems of Temporal Aggregation in Quantitative International Relations (with Hein Goemans and Michael Peress)
  • Data Experiments: Model Specifications as Treatments
  • Practical Sensitivity Analysis
  • Causes and Statistics (with Bear Braumoeller)
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Professional Links

  • Political Science
  • Statistics Resources

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Computing Resources

  • TeX Resources
  • R Resources
  • Statistical Software

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Courses

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Interests

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kevin.clarke@rochester.edu