Nicholas Davis

Dr. Nicholas Davis

Assistant Professor


  • PhD, Louisiana State University, 2017
  • BA, Taylor University, 2010

Research Areas

  • Political Psychology, Public Opinion, Ideology, Democratic Beliefs, Experimental Design, Measurement Theory


Office Hours

By Appointment only

Teaching Interests

American Politics

Selected Publications

Davis, Nicholas T. 2019. “Identity sorting and political compromise.” American Politics Research, 47(2).

Davis, Nicholas T. and Christopher M. Federico. 2019. “Constructing Images of the Divine: Latent Heterogeneity in Americans’ Impressions of God.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 58(1), 47-66.

Davis, Nicholas T. and Matthew P. Hitt. 2017. “Winning, losing, and the dynamics of external political efficacy.” International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 29(4), 676-689

Davis, Nicholas T. and Johanna Dunaway. 2016. “Party polarization, media choice, and partisan-ideological sorting.” Public Opinion Quarterly, 80(S1), 272- 297.

McCarthy, Angela, Nicholas T. Davis, James C. Garand, and Laura R. Olson. 2016. “Religion and attitudes toward redistributive policies among Americans.” Political Research Quarterly, 69(1), 121-133.

Davis, Nicholas T. 2015. “The role of indifference in split-ticket voting.” Political Behavior, 23(1), 67-86.