Current Research


Kraybill, Jeanine E., and Raul Madrid Jr. 2019. “The Rhetoric of War: George W. Bush and the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars.” American Communication Journal. (Forthcoming)

Alamillo, Rudy, Chris Haynes, and Raul Madrid Jr. 2019. “Framing and Immigration Through the Trump Era.” Sociology Compass.

Madrid Jr., Raul. 2017. “The Tone of the Debates: The Difference between Democrats and
Republicans during the 2016 Primaries” in Unconventional, Partisan, and Polarizing Rhetoric: How the 2016 Election Shaped the Way Candidates Strategize, Engage, and Communicate (ed. Jeanine Kraybill). Lexington Books.

Merolla, Jennifer L., and Raul Madrid Jr. 2015. “The Value and Challenges of Using Local
Ethical Review in Comparative Politics Experiments” in Ethics and Experiments: Problems
and Solutions for Social Scientists and Policy Professionals
(ed. Scott Desposato).
Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science.

Under Review

Madrid Jr., Raul, Jennifer L. Merolla, Aldo Yanez Ruiz, and Jean Reith Schroedel.
“Religious Candidates and Issue Preferences.”

Madrid Jr., Raul. “Media Coverage from the States: How the Tone of Media Reporting Changes as Demographics Shift.”

Working Papers

Lee, Dong-wook, Raul Madrid Jr., and Loren Collingwood. “The Political Geography of Wage Inequality and Public Opinion Toward Latinos: A Text Analysis Approach”

Madrid Jr., Raul. “Extra! Extra! Read All About It! The Effect of Newspaper Coverage on
Immigration Policies at the State-level.”

Kraybill, Jeanine E., and Raul Madrid Jr. “Tweeting Executive-Congressional Relations: An Examination of Trump and Congressional Leadership’s Rhetoric on Healthcare.”