Research

Refereed Articles 

Davis, Nicholas T. and Matthew P. Hitt. 2017.
"Winning, Losing, and the Dynamics of External Political Efficacy"
 International Journal of Public Opinion Research 29(4): 676-689

Hitt, Matthew P., Craig Volden, and Alan E. Wiseman. 2017.
"Spatial Models of Legislative Effectiveness"
American Journal of Political Science 61(3): 575-590.

Merola, Vittorio and Matthew P. Hitt. 2016.
"Numeracy and the Persuasive Effect of Policy Information and Party Cues."
Public Opinion Quarterly 80(2): 554-562.

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Charles P. Campisano, Matthew P. Hitt, and Kevin M. Scott. 2016.
"Advising, Consenting, Delaying, and Expediting: Senator Influences on Presidential Appointments."
Studies in American Political Development 30(1): 19-37.

Hitt, Matthew P.  2016. 
"Measuring Precedent in a Judicial Hierarchy." 
Law & Society Review 50(1): 57-81. 
Media coverage: National Affairs

Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M., Dino P. Christenson, and Matthew P. Hitt. 2013. 
"Quality Over Quantity: Amici Influence & Judicial Decision Making."
American Political Science Review 107(3): 446-460.

Hitt, Matthew P. 2013.
"Presidential Success in Supreme Court Appointments: Informational Effects and Institutional Constraints."
Presidential Studies Quarterly 43(4): 792-813.


Book

 Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, John R. Freeman, Matthew P. Hitt, and Jon C. Pevehouse. 2014.
Cambridge University Press.