2022. Donno, Daniela, Kelly Morrison, and Burcu Savun. “Not All Elections are Created Equal: Election Quality and Civil Conflict.” Journal of Politics. [paper] [replication files]

2020. Morgenstern, Scott and Kelly Morrison. “Comparative Political Science Research on Diversity.” In Diversity Across Disciplines: Research on People, Policy, Process, and Paradigm, ed. Audrey J. Murrell, Jennifer L. Petrie-Wyman, and Abdesalam Soudi. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc. [chapter]

Working Papers

“Why Voters (Sometimes) Punish Repression” [working paper] [pre-registration]

  • Winner of the 2021 Dina Zinnes Best Graduate Student Paper Award, International Studies Association, Scientific Study of International Processes Section

“Time and Compliance with International Rulings: The Case of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights” (with Aníbal Pérez-Liñán and Luis Schenoni) [working paper]

“Buying Survival: Coup Risk, International Accountability, and Mercenary Use” (with Leonardo Gentil-Fernandes and Jacob Otto) [working paper]

“Named and Shamed: International Advocacy and Public Support for Repressive Leaders” [working paper] [pre-registration]

“Repression and Reelection in Democracies” [working paper]

“Challenging Voting Restrictions: How Courts Influence Support for Voter ID Laws” (with Jabari Cook) [working paper]