Dr. 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.