Box-Steffensmeier Papers


Peer Reviewed Articles

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Dino P. Christenson and Alison W. Craig. 2019. “Cue-Taking in Congress: Interest Group Signals from Dear Colleague Letters.American Journal of Political Science. 63:163-80.

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Benjamin W. Campbell, Dino P. Christenson, and Jason W. Morgan. 2019. “Substantive Implications of Unobserved Heterogeneity: Testing the Frailty Approach to Exponential Random Graph Models.Social Networks. 59: 141-53.

Baumgartner, Frank R., Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, and Benjamin W. Campbell. 2018. “Event Dependence in U.S. Executions.PLOSOne. 13(1). 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Ben Campbell, Dino Christenson and Zachary Navabi. 2018. “Role Analysis Using the Ego-ERGM: A Look at Environmental Interest Group Coalitions.Social Networks. 52:213-227. January.  

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Dino Christenson, and Jason Morgan. 2018. "Modeling Unobserved Heterogeneity in Social Networks with the Frailty Exponential Random Graph Model.” Political Analysis. 26(1): 3-19. doi:10.1017/pan.2017.23

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Charles Campisano, Matthew Hitt, and Kevin Scott. 2016. “The Confirmation Process and a Senatorial Norm: Historical Quantification and Analysis of the Senate Blue Slip Process.Studies in American Political Development.

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Agnar F. Helgason. 2016. "Introduction to Symposium on Time Series Error Correction Methods in Political Science." Political Analysis. 24:1-2. DOI:10.1093/pan/mpv033.

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Dino P. Christenson. 2015. "Comparing Membership Interest Group Networks Across Space and Time, Size, Issue and Industry." Network Science. 3(1): 78-97. DOI:

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Josh Ryan, and Anand Sokhey. 2015. “Understanding the Timing of Cue-Giving and Cue-Taking in the United States Senate.Legislative Studies Quarterly. 40(1): 13-53. DOI: 10.1111/lsq.12064

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M.Micah Dillard, David Kimball, and William Massengill. 2015. “The Long and Short of It: The Unpredictability of Late Deciding Voters.Electoral Studies. 39: 181-94. DOI information: 10.1016/j.electstud.2015.03.013

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Raphael C. Cunha, Roumen A. Varbanov, Yee Shewen Hoh, Margaret Knisley, Mary Alice Holmes. 2015. “Survival Analysis of Faculty Retention and Promotion in the Social Sciences by Gender.”  PLOSOne. November 18, 2015. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143093.

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Suzanna Linn, and Corwin D. Smidt. 2014. “Analyzing the Robustness of Semi-Parametric Duration Models for the Study of Repeated Events.Political Analysis. 22(2): 183-204.

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. and Dino P. Christenson. 2014. "The Evolution and Formation of Amicus Curiae Networks.Social Networks. 36: 82-96. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Dino P. Christenson, and Matthew Hitt. 2013.  "Quality Over Quantity: Amici Influence and Judicial Decision Making."  American Political Science Review. 107(3). 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. 2011.  "Class Politics: American Style." Review Symposium, Perspectives on Politics. 9(3): 643-44.

Bartels, Brandon, Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Corwin Smidt, and Renée M. Smith.  2011.  "Microfoundations of Partisanship."  Electoral Studies 30: 210-222. Dio:10.1016/j.electstud.2010.11.002

S.J. Moeller, R.K. Miller, H.N. Zerby, C.A. Stahl, M. Boggess, J.M. Box-Steffensmeier. 2010." Trained Sensory Perception of Pork Eating Quality as Affected by Fresh and Cooked Pork Quality Attributes and Endpoint Cooked Temperature." Meat Science. forthcoming. Impact factor 2009: 2.183; 5-year impact factor: 2.742. 

S.J. Moeller, R.K. Miller, K.K. Edwards, H.N. Zerby, K.E. Logan, T.L. Aldredge, C.A. Stahl, M. Boggess, J.M. Box-Steffensmeier. 2010. "Consumer Perceptions of Pork Eating Quality as Affected by Pork Quality Attributes and End-Point Cooked Temperature"Meat Science 84: 14-22. Impact factor 2009: 2.183; 5-year impact factor: 2.742. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., David Darmofal, and Andrew Farrell. 2009. " The Aggregate Dynamics of Campaigns." Journal of Politics 71(1): 309‑23. *Received the Best Paper Award Published by the Journal of Politics for 2009. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Anand E. Sokhey. 2009. “Event History Methods and Politics.” Kevin T. Leicht and J. Craig Jenkins, eds. Handbook of Politics: State and Civil Society in Global Perspective. Springer.

Lebo, Matthew, and Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier.  2008.  "Dynamic Conditional Correlations in Political Science."  American Journal of Political Science.

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Suzanna De Boef, Kyle A. Joyce. 2007. "Event Dependence and Heterogeneity in Duration Models: The Conditional Frailty Model." Political Analysis

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Suzanna De Boef. 2006. "Repeated Events Survival Models: The Conditional Frailty Model." Statistics in Medicine 25(20, October): 3518-3533. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Peter Radcliffe, and Brandon Bartels. 2005. "The Incidence and Timing of PAC Contributions to Incumbent U.S. House Members, 1993-94." Legislative Studies Quarterly. 30 (4, November): 549-79. Appendix

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Suzanna DeBoef, and Tse-Min Lin. 2004. "The Dynamics of the Gender Gap." American Political Science Review. 98(3, August): 515-28. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., David C. Kimball, Scott R. Meinke, and Katherine Tate. 2003. "The Effects of Political Representation on the Electoral Advantages of House Incumbents." Political Research Quarterly. 56 (September): 259-70. 

Anderson, William, Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, and Valeria N. Sinclair. 2003. "The Keys to Legislative Success in the U.S. House of Representatives." Legislative Studies Quarterly. 28(3, August): 357-86. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Dan Reiter, and Christopher J.W. Zorn. 2003. "Nonproportional Hazards and Event History Analysis in International Relations."Journal of Conflict Resolution. 47: 33-53. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Christopher J.W. Zorn. 2002."Duration Models for Repeated Events."The Journal of Politics. 64 (November): 1069-94. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Christopher J.W. Zorn. 2001. "Duration Models and Proportional Hazards in Political Science."American Journal of Political Science. 45(October): 951-67. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Suzanna De Boef. 2001. "Macropartisanship and Macroideology in the Sophisticated Electorate."The Journal of Politics. February, v. 63(1): 232-48. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Gary C. Jacobson, and Tobin Grant. 2000. "Question Wording and the House Vote: Some Experimental Evidence."Public Opinion Quarterly v. 64, no. 3 (Fall): 257-70. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Andrew R. Tomlinson. 2000. "Fractional Integration Methods in Political Science."Electoral Studies v. 19: 63-76. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Tobin J. Grant, Scott Meinke, and Andrew R. Tomlinson. 2000. "Virtual Field Trips: Bringing College Students and Policymakers Together through Interactive Technology."PS: Political Science & Politics, v. 33, no. 4(December): 829-34. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and J. Tobin Grant. 1999. "All in a Day’s Work: The Financial Rewards of Legislative Effectiveness."Legislative Studies Quarterly, v. 24, no.4(November): 511-24. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Kathleen Knight, and Lee Sigelman. 1998. "The Interplay of Partisanship and Ideology: A Time-Series Analysis."Journal of Politics, v. 60, no.4(November): 1044-62. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Renée M. Smith. 1998. "Investigating Political Dynamics Using Fractional Integration Methods." American Journal of Political Science, v. 42, no.2 (April): 661-89. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Bradford S. Jones. 1997. "Time is of the Essence: Event History Models in Political Science." American Journal of Political Science, v. 41, no.4 (October): 336-83. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Laura W. Arnold, and Christopher J.W. Zorn. 1997. "The Strategic Timing of Position Taking in Congress: A Study of the North American Free Trade Agreement."American Political Science Review, v. 91, no. 2 (June): 324-38. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Tse-Min Lin. 1997. "A Dynamic Model of Campaign Spending in Congressional Elections." Political Analysis, v. 6: 37-66. 

Mughan, Anthony, Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, and Roger Scully. 1997. "Mapping Legislative Socialization."European Journal of Political Research, v. 7: 1-14. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Renée M. Smith. 1996. "The Dynamics of Aggregate Partisanship."American Political Science Review, v. 90, no. 3: 567-80. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. 1996. "A Dynamic Analysis of the Role of War Chests in Campaign Strategy."American Journal of Political Science, v. 40, no. 2: 352-71. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Jay Dow. 1992. "Campaign Contributions in an Unregulated Setting: An Analysis of the 1984 and 1986 California Assembly Elections." Western Political Quarterly, v. 45, no. 3: 609-28. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. 1992. "An Empirical Test of Iannaccone's Sophisticated Model of Regulated Religious Markets." Rationality and Society, v. 4, no. 2: 243-7.

Book Chapters

Christenson, Dino P., and Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier. 2017. “Why Amicus Curiae Cosigners Come and Go: A Dynamic Model of Interest Group Networks.” H. Cherifi, S. Gaito, W. Quattrociocchi, and A. Sala, eds. Complex Networks & Their Applications. Springer International Publishing. 10.1007/978-3-319-50901-3

Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Dino P. Christenson, and Claire Leavitt. 2016 "Judicial Networks" Jennifer Nicoll Victor, Alexander H. Montgomery, and Mark Lubell eds.  The Oxford Handbook of Political Networks.  10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190228217.013.20

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Dan Reiter, and Christopher J.W. Zorn. 2003. "Temporal Dynamics and Heterogeneity in the Quantitative Study of International Conflict." In Economic Interdependence and International Conflict: New Perspectives on an Enduring Debate, eds. Edward Mansfield and Brian Pollins. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., J. Tobin Grant, and Thomas J. Ruldolph. 2003. "The Effects of Campaign Finance Attitudes on Turnout and Vote Choice in the 2000 Elections." In Models of Presidential Voting: The 2000 Election, eds. Herbert F. Weisberg and Clyde Wilcox. Stanford University Press. 

Weisberg, Herbert F., and Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier. 1999. "Reelection: The 1996 U.S. Election." In Reelection 1996: How Americans Voted, eds. Herbert F. Weisberg and Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier. Chatham House Publishers. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Charles H. Franklin. 1995. "The Long Campaign: Senate Elections in 1992." In Democracy's Feast: Elections in America, ed. Herbert F. Weisberg. Chatham House Press. pp. 292-318. (See book review in the American Political Science Review, v. 90, no. 1: 207.) 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. 1994. "Party Resource Allocation: The Timing of Contributions and Expenditures." 1994. State of the Parties, eds. Daniel M. Shea and John C. Green. University Press of America. pp. 191-200.

Editor Reviewed Articles

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. 2003. "Event History Analysis", Level A Article in the Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods. Michael Lewis-Beck, Alan Bryman, and Tim Futing Liao, eds. Sage Publications, Inc. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., John Freeman, Kathy Powers, W. Phillips Shively, and Brett Sutton. 1997. "The Multi-Site Interactive Video Curriculum in Advanced Data Analysis and Modeling for Political Science Project." The Political Methodologist, v. 8, no. 1 (Fall). 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., and Katherine Tate. 1995. "Data Accessibility in Political Science: Putting the Principle into Practice." PS: Political Science and Politics, v. 28, no. 3: 28-30. 

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. 1992. "The Evolution from Graduate Student to Political Methodologist." The Political Methodologist, v. 5, no. 1: 3-6.