Christopher J. Fariss

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science

Assistant Professor

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Respect for Human Rights Has Improved Over Time: Modeling the Changing Standard of Accountability

American Political Science Review, 108(2):297-318
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
Christopher J. Fariss
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
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Emergency and Escape: Explaining Derogation from Human Rights Treaties

International Organization, Vol. 65, p. 673, Fall 2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Emilie Marie Hafner-Burton, Laurence Helfer and Christopher J. Fariss
UCSD School of Global Policy and Strategy, Duke University School of Law and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 656 (38,006)
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International Law, Human Rights, Treaties, Flexibility, Derogation, Compliance, Emergencies, Crises, ICCPR

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The Changing Standard of Accountability and the Positive Relationship between Human Rights Treaty Ratification and Compliance

British Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Christopher J. Fariss
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
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Dynamic Patterns of Human Rights Practices

Political Science Research and Methods, 2(1):1-31.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
Keith E. Schnakenberg and Christopher J. Fariss
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 407 (69,580)
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human rights, data, IRT, dynamic measurement model, Bayesian statistics

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Truth Replaced by Silence: A Field Experiment on Private Censorship in Russia

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Charles Crabtree, Christopher J. Fariss and Holger L. Kern
University of Michigan - Political Science, Students, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and Florida State University - Department of Political Science
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censorship, dictatorship, repression, free speech, Russia

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Recouping after Coup-Proofing: Compromised Military Effectiveness and Strategic Substitution

International Interactions (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Cameron S. Brown, Christopher J. Fariss and R. Blake McMahon
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 328 (89,327)

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Civil-Military Relations, International Security, Nuclear Proliferation, Alliances

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Rescuing Human Rights Law from International Legalism and Its Critics

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Geoff Dancy and Christopher J. Fariss
Tulane University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 289 (102,561)

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Quantifying Political Discussion from the Universe of Facebook Status Updates

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Aug 2013
College of William and Mary, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, Ohio State University (OSU), Stony Brook University, UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Facebook, Inc. and Facebook, Inc.
Downloads 221 (135,043)

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Facebook, political discussion, health care reform, 2008 election

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Exploring the Dynamics of Latent Variable Models

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2017
Kevin Reuning, Michael Kenwick and Christopher J. Fariss
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Political Science, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 207 (143,717)

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Latent Variables, Dynamic Latent Variables, IRT, Political Methodology

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It's All About Race: How State Legislators Respond to Immigrant Constituents

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2017
University of Georgia, Durham University - School of Government and International Affairs, University of Michigan - Political Science, Students and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
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American politics, experiment, audit, race

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Tracking the Spread of Political (Mis)Information Through Social Networks

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
Robert M. Bond, Christopher J. Fariss and Jason J. Jones
Ohio State University (OSU), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and Stony Brook University
Downloads 201 (147,702)

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Measuring Mutual Dependence Between State Repressive Actions

Journal of Conflict Resolution, 58(6):1003-1032
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
Christopher J. Fariss and Keith E. Schnakenberg
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science
Downloads 193 (153,464)
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human rights, repression, network analysis

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A 61-Million-Person Experiment in Social Influence and Political Mobilization

Nature 489: 295-298 (13 September 2012)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
Ohio State University (OSU), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, Stony Brook University, Facebook, Inc., Independent, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 192 (154,177)
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Towards a Causal Test of United States Security Interests and Humanitarian Aid

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 May 2011 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2016
Christopher J. Fariss and James D. Meernik
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and University of North Texas - Department of Political Science
Downloads 181 (162,593)

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foriegn aid, foreign policy, matching

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Power, Proximity, and Democracy: Geopolitical Competition in the International System

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2014
Jonathan N. Markowitz and Christopher J. Fariss
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 162 (179,160)

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The Bar Fight Theory of International Conflict: Regime Type, Coalition Size, and Victory

Political Science Research and Methods (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Benjamin A. T. Graham, Erik Gartzke and Christopher J. Fariss
University of Southern California - School of International Relations, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 146 (195,425)
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The Path to Asylum in the US and the Determinants for Who Gets In and Why

International Migration Review, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 3-34, Spring 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
Andy J. Rottman, Christopher J. Fariss and Steven C. Poe
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and University of North Texas
Downloads 134 (209,429)
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Asylum, Human Rights

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Human Rights Texts: Converting Human Rights Primary Source Documents into Data

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2015
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University, University of Michigan - Political Science, Students, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 121 (226,530)

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Uncertain Events: A Dynamic Latent Variable Model of Human Rights Respect and Government Killing with Binary, Ordered, and Count Outcomes

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
Christopher J. Fariss
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 116 (233,784)

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From Posting to Voting: The Effects of Political Competition on Online Political Engagement

Political Science Research and Methods (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
College of William and Mary, Ohio State University (OSU), University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences, Stony Brook University, Facebook, Inc. and Facebook, Inc.
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Facebook, emotion, voting, electoral competition, battleground states

21.

Patterns of Disagreement in State Repression Measures

Political Science Research and Methods (2018 Forthcoming), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2017-24
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2018
Kevin L. Cope, Charles Crabtree and Christopher J. Fariss
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Michigan - Political Science, Students and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 103 (254,281)

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measurement, repression, human rights, indicators, international law

22.

The Strategic Substitution of United States Foreign Aid

Foreign Policy Analysis, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 107-131, April 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
Christopher J. Fariss
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 100 (259,446)
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foreign aid, foreign policy, human rights

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Uncovering Patterns Among Latent Variables: Human Rights and De Facto Judicial Independence

Research & Politics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 May 2015 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
Charles Crabtree and Christopher J. Fariss
University of Michigan - Political Science, Students and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
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Enhancing Validity in Observational Settings When Replication Is Not Possible

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2016
Christopher J. Fariss and Zachary Jones
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and Pennsylvania State University
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The Presidential Election in Belarus, October 2015

Electoral Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Feb 2016
Charles Crabtree, Christopher J. Fariss and Paul J. Schuler
University of Michigan - Political Science, Students, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and University of Arizona
Downloads 60 (348,859)

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Belarus, 2015 presidential election, authoritarian regimes

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Going the Distance: The Price of Projecting Power

International Interactions 39(2): 119-143.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Jonathan N. Markowitz and Christopher J. Fariss
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 41 (411,236)

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Incorporation and Reproduction: Public Opinion and Provision of Public Goods to Immigrants

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Micah Gell-Redman, Christopher J. Fariss and Laurie Tumaneng
University of San Diego - Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and Department of Political Science, Penn State
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Producing Goods and Projecting Power: How What You Make Influences What You Take

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Jonathan Markowitz, Christopher J. Fariss and R. Blake McMahon
University of Southern California, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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power projection, territorial conflict, political economy of security, foreign policy

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Powerful, Proximate and Potentially Threatening: Explaining Why States Arm and Project Power

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Therese Anders, Christopher J. Fariss and Jonathan Markowitz
University of Southern California, School of International Relations, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and University of Southern California
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Power, Proximity, and Democracy: Geopolitical Competition in the International System

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Jonathan Markowitz and Christopher J. Fariss
University of Southern California and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 15 (538,383)

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democratic institutions, military power, international security, interstate conflict, liberal peace

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Productive Pacifists: The Rise of Production-Oriented States and Decline of Territorial Conquest

Number of pages: 50
University of Southern California, University of Southern California - School of International Relations, University of Southern California - School of International Relations and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
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territorial conflict, resource dependence, regime type

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Measuring the Impact of Human Rights: Conceptual and Methodological Debates

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 13, pp. 273-294, 2017
Posted: 26 Oct 2017
Christopher J. Fariss and Geoff Dancy
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and Tulane University

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Leadership Change and Human Rights Violations

Posted: 16 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
Keith E. Schnakenberg, Christopher J. Fariss and Charles Crabtree
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and University of Michigan - Political Science, Students

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human rights, leadership change, regime change