Peer-reviewed articles

Ramanathan, Kumar. “From Civil Rights to Social Policy: The Political Development of Family and Medical Leave Policy.” Studies in American Political Development, FirstView (2021): 1-21. doi:10.1017/S0898588X21000018 [ungated]

Masuoka, Natalie, Kumar Ramanathan, and Jane Junn. “New Asian American Voters: Political Incorporation and Participation in 2016.” Political Research Quarterly 72, no. 4 (2019): 991-1003. doi:10.1177/1065912919843342

Public scholarship

3Streams blog
Chicago Democracy Project
LSE United States Politics and Policy blog
Political Science Now

I wrote eight public-facing summaries of American Political Science Review research articles for, through the American Political Science Association’s Public Scholarship Program. You can find these eight pieces here.


Prior to graduate school, I dabbled in political journalism. You can find this early work at the Somerville Journal, ThinkProgress, the Tufts Observer, and the Tufts Daily.