Thomas Gray is an Assistant Professor of Political Science. His research interests are in American politics and include:

  • Judicial politics
  • State courts
  • National institutions
  • Law and society

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Recent Submissions

  • Congress and the Political Economy of Daylight Saving Time, 1918–1985 

    Gray, Thomas R.; Jenkins, J. A. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2019-05-06)
    Objective: Daylight Saving Time (DST) is a government policy regulating the timing of daylight during the summer months. While DST's existence is taken for granted in modern American life, the adoption and expansion of the ...
  • Causal Inference from Pivotal Politics Theories 

    Clarke, A. J.; Gray, Thomas R.; Lowande, K.
    We review attempts to evaluate Pivotal Politics and related theories in light of the social sciences’ movement toward causal empiricism. To accommodate limitations of available data, most existing empirical approaches ...