Badas, Alex. Forthcoming. "Elevation Potential Among Circuit Court Nominees and Its Effect on the Senate's Confirmation Behavior." Political Research Quarterly. Download Elevation Estimates. (Ungated PDF)
Badas, Alex. Forthcoming. "Policy Disagreement and Judicial Legitimacy: Evidence from the 1937 Court Packing Plan." The Journal of Legal Studies.
Badas, Alex. 2019. "The Applied Legitimacy Index: A New Approach to Measuring Judicial Legitimacy." Social Science Quarterly 100(5) 1848-1861. (Ungated PDF)
Badas, Alex and Katelyn E. Stauffer. 2019. "Voting for Women in Nonpartisan and Partisan Elections." Electoral Studies 57 245-255. (Ungated PDF)
Badas, Alex and Katelyn E. Stauffer. 2019. "Michelle Obama as a Political Symbol: Race, Gender and Public Opinion towards the First Lady." Politics & Gender 15(3) 431-459. (Ungated PDF)
Badas, Alex and Katelyn E. Stauffer. 2018. "Someone Like Me: Descriptive Representation and Support for Supreme Court Nominees." Political Research Quarterly 71(4) 127–142. (Ungated PDF)
Badas, Alex. 2016. "The Public's Motivated Response to Supreme Court Decision-Making." Justice System Journal 37(4) 318-330. (Ungated PDF)
New Faculty Research Grant, University of Houston. 2019. $6000.
Research Progress Grant, College of Liberal Arts and Social Science, University of Houston. 2019. $4000.
Research in the Media
"Why Warren Can't Count on a `Women's Vote.'" FiveThirtyEight. September 5, 2019.