From 2006 to 2008, Timothy J. Ryan was a research assistant for the AEI-Brookings Election Reform Project. His interests include election administration, turnout, public opinion, and political psychology. He holds a bachelors degree in Political Science from Tufts University where his undergraduate honors thesis, You Can Bring a Horse to Water: Youth Turnout and the Personal Touch
, focused on determinants of youth voter turnout. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in American Politics at the University of Michigan.
» "A Digital Education," The American Magazine
(July 20, 2007).
» "Frontloading the Primaries" (PDF), The Century Forum
» "Billions and Billions," The American Magazine
(March 7, 2007).
» "Primary Calendar Serves Few," washingtonpost.com
(January 29, 2007).
» "Making the Most of our Faculties," The American Magazine
(January 22, 2007).
» "Putting the Party Back into Politics: Results of an Experiment Designed to Increase Voter Turnout through Music, Food, and Entertainment,"
(with Elizabeth Addonizio, Donald Green, and James Glaser), presented at the University of Southern California Workshop Participatory Democracy
(January 24, 2006)
» "You Can Bring a Horse to Water: Youth Voting and the Personal Touch" (PDF), Tufts University