Curriculum Vitae 





Academic Experience
Publications & Working Papers
Teaching Experience
Professional Activities
Other Professional Experience



ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

United States Naval Academy (2011 - Present)
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

Yale University  (2005-2011)
Doctor of Philosophy, Political Science, received May 2011
Master of Philosophy, Political Science, received May 2009
Master of Arts, Political Science, received December 2006
Fields: American Politics, Quantitative Methods, Political Psychology, Political Economy
The Draft and the Ballot Box: The Effect of Conscription Risk on American Political Behavior: 1969-72
(Nominated for best Experimental Research Dissertation Award, APSA Section 42: Experimental Research),
Committee: Donald Green (Chair), David Mayhew, and Dan Butler.

University of South Carolina, Moore School of Business (2000-2002)
International Master of Business Administration, received May 2002
Coursework abroad at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico
Consulting Project: Motorola do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil

University of Southern California (1994-1998)
Bachelor of Arts with Honors, Spanish and Portuguese, Minors in International Relations and French
Studies Abroad: Université de Bourgogne (Summer 1997), Universidad de Sevilla  (Spring 1997), University of Cambridge (Summer 1995)

HONORS AND AWARDS
Naval Academy Research Council (NARC) Senior Research Grant, 2015
Naval Academy Research Council (NARC) Seed Grant, 2014
Naval Academy Research Council (NARC) Seed Grant, 2013
Naval Academy Research Council (NARC) Seed Grant, 2012
Yale University Doctoral Fellowship 2005-2011
Louis E. Voorheis Fellow 2009-2010
Yale University Dissertation Fellowship 2009-2010
Yale University World Fellows Graduate Affiliate, 2008
Research Fellow, Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale University, August – December 2007
Boston Foundation Grant, Voter Mobilization Evaluations (with Donald Green) May 2007 – May 2008
JEHT Foundation Research Grant, Voter Mobilization Research Website (with Donald Green) 2006
Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina Graduate Assistantship 2000-2002
University of Southern California Associates Scholar 1994-1998

PUBLICATIONS AND CURRENT PROJECTS

Davenport, Tiffany C. 2016. "From Capricious to Random: The Policy History of the Vietnam Draft Lotteries," under review.

Davenport. Tiffany C. 2015. “Policy-Induced Risk and Responsive Participation: The Effect of a Son’s Conscription Risk on the Voting Behavior of His Parents.”The American Journal of Political Science 59, no. 1 (2015): 225-241.
- Awarded AJPS Best Article Award Volume 59(2015)

Davenport, Tiffany C. 2015. “Evidence from the Vietnam War era draft shows that when government policies impact negatively on people, they are more likely to vote.” Online on June 19, 2014 on the London School of Economics Blog on American Politics and Policy.  Available at http://bit.ly/1qdtYNs  

Davenport. Tiffany C. 2014. “Provisional Ballots,” in Eds. Sabato, Larry, and Howard R. Ernst. Encyclopedia of American political parties and elections. Infobase Publishing, 2014.

Davenport. Tiffany C. 2014. “Voter ID Laws,” in Eds. Sabato, Larry, and Howard R. Ernst. Encyclopedia of American political parties and elections. Infobase Publishing, 2014.

Davenport, Tiffany C. 2010.  “Public Accountability and Political Participation:  Effects of a Face-to-Face Feedback Intervention on Voter Turnout of Public Housing Residents”. Political Behavior, 32(3): 337-368.

Davenport, Tiffany C., Alan S. Gerber, Donald P. Green, Christopher W. Larimer, Christopher B. Mann and Costas Panagopoulos. 2010. “The Enduring Effects of Social Pressure: Tracking Campaign Experiments over a Series of Elections”. Political Behavior,32(3): 423-430.

Davenport, Tiffany C., Alan Gerber, and Donald P. Green. 2010.  “Field Experiments” in The Oxford Handbook of American Elections and Political Behavior, ed. Jan Leighly, New York: Oxford University Press.

Selected Current Working Papers

Davenport, Tiffany C. 2016. "Local Income Inequality and Political Participation," paper prepared for presentation at Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, April 7-10, 2016, Chicago.

Davenport, Tiffany C. 2015. “Contextual Attributes of Gender Gaps in American Voter Turnout,” paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Conference, April 2015.

Davenport, Tiffany C. 2013. “Fortunate Sons: Effect of Having a Son on Draft-related Votes of Members of Congress.” Paper to be presented at APSA Annual Conference, September 2013.

Selected Voter Mobilization Research:
Davenport, Tiffany C.  “Unsubscribe: The Effects of Peer-to-Peer Email on Voter Turnout.” Presented in a poster session at the 2008 American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Davenport, Tiffany C.  “Multi-generational Mobilization in the Haitian-American Community” (with Donald Green), funded by the Boston Foundation. 2007.

Davenport, Tiffany C.  “Are Neighbors Better Mobilizers?  Source Proximity and Voter Mobilization among Latino Voters.” (with Donald Green), funded by the Boston Foundation. 2007.

UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE
United States Naval Academy
FP130: American Government and Constitutional Foundations (Course Coordinator), Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, and Spring 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015
FP485a: Elections and Voting Behavior, Fall 2012, 2013
FP341: Political Psychology, Spring 2013, 2014, 2015
FP471d: Participation and Representation Capstone Research Seminar (Spring 2014)
FP471b: Mass Politics Capstone Research Seminar. (Spring 2015)

Yale University
PLSC 279: New Haven and the American City, Alan Plattus and Elihu Rubin. Teaching Fellow. Fall 2010.
PLSC 226: Parties and Elections, David Mayhew, Writing Intensive Teaching Fellow. Spring 2009.
PLSC 205: The American Presidency, Stephen Skowronek, Teaching Fellow. Fall 2008.
PLSC 203: Inequality and American Democracy, Jacob Hacker, Writing Intensive Teaching Fellow. Spring 2008.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND INVITED TALKS
Midwest Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 7-10, 2016.
Midwest Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 16-19, 2015.
Midwest Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2-6, 2014.
American Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, August-September 2013.
Southern Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 2013.
Midwest Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2012.
Analyst Institute, Campaign Practitioner Retreat, Washington, DC, February 2012.
American Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, September 2010
Midwest Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2010
American Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada, September 2009
American Politics and Public Policy Workshop, Yale University, New Haven, CT, February 2009
Midwest Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2009
Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies 40th Anniversary, New Haven, CT, November 2008 (Poster Presentation)
American Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2008 (Poster Presentations)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS
Reviewer: American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Political Behavior, British Journal of Political Science
Member: American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Statistical Computing and Research Consultant, Yale University StatLab, Social Science Research Services, 2008-Present
Research Fellow, Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale University, Fall 2007
Founding Editor, Get Out the Vote! Website funded by JEHT Foundation, (with Donald Green).  2006-2008.
Experimental Evaluations of Voter Mobilization Initiatives of Seven Community Activist Groups in a local election.  Research Funded by the Boston Foundation, May 2007 - May2008.
Consultant to League of Young Voters: Program evaluation of young voter mobilization strategies in Ohio and Pennsylvania, November 2006.
Research Assistant to Ebonya Washington.  Topics on Segregation and African American Political Efficacy and Immigration and African American Political Efficacy. 2006.
Participant, Graduate Workshop in American Politics, Department of Political Science, Yale University. 2006-Present.
Participant, Graduate Workshop in Experimental Research Methods, Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale University. 2006 - Present.
Participant, Experimental Economics Research Lab, Department of Economics (Dean Karlan), Yale University. 2007 – 2008.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Associate Director, Human Rights Watch (HRW), Southern California 2002-2005
Los Angeles, California
Managed development, advocacy and public education for Southern California constituency of HRW. Conducted research and advocacy on domestic human rights issues including juvenile justice (detention in adult facilities and prosecution in adult courts), HIV/AIDS (harm reduction strategies), and immigration (confinement conditions and access to legal information).  Assessed confinement conditions in immigrant detention, correctional and youth detention facilities. Managed volunteer groups and fundraising events. Directed media outreach and publicity for HRW in Southern California.