Sarah Sunn Bush, Daniela Donno, and Pär Zetterberg, “International Rewards for Gender Equality Reforms in Autocracies.” Forthcoming at American Political Science Review.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Melina R. Platas, “National Identity and Democracy Ratings.” Forthcoming at Comparative Political Studies.

Sarah Sunn Bush, Christina Cottiero, and Lauren Prather, “Zombies Ahead: Explaining the Rise of Low-Quality Election Monitoring.” Forthcoming at Review of International Organizations.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Pär Zetterberg, “Gender Equality and Authoritarian Regimes: New Directions for Research.” Politics and Gender vol. 20, no. 1 (2024): 212-216. Introduction to a “Critical Perspective” (i.e., special issue) on “Gender Equality and Authoritarian Regimes.”

Sarah Sunn Bush and Amanda Clayton, “Facing Change: Gender and Climate Change Attitudes Worldwide.” American Political Science Review vol. 117, no. 2 (2023): 591-608. See coverage on

Sarah Sunn Bush and Sarah S. Stroup, “Stay Off My Field: Policing Boundaries in Human Rights and Democracy Promotion.” International Theory vol. 15, no. 2 (2023): 263-290.

Alana Safarpour, Sarah Sunn Bush, and Jennifer Hadden, “Participation Incentives in a Survey of International Non-Profit Professionals.” Research and Politics, vol. 9, no. 3 (2022): 1-6.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Pär Zetterberg, “Gender Quotas and International Reputation.” American Journal of Political Science, vol. 65, no. 2 (2021): 326-341.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Lauren Prather, “Islam, Gender Segregation, and Political Engagement: Evidence from an Experiment in Tunisia.” Political Science Research and Methods, vol. 9, no. 4 (2021): 728-744.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Jennifer Hadden, “What’s Different About the Environment? Environmental INGOs in Comparative Perspective.” Environmental Politics, vol. 30, no. 1-2 (2021): 202-223. Part of the “Trajectories in Environmental Politics: 30th Anniversary Special Issue.”

Sarah Sunn Bush and Lauren Prather, “Foreign Meddling and Mass Attitudes Towards International Economic Engagement.” International Organization, vol. 73, no. 4 (2020): pp. 584-609.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Jennifer Hadden, “Density and Decline in the Founding of International NGOs in the United States.” International Studies Quarterly, vol. 63, no. 4 (2019): pp. 1133-1146.

Sarah Sunn Bush, “National Perspectives and Quantitative Datasets: A Silver Lining?” Journal of Global Security Studies, vol. 4, no. 3 (2019): pp. 372-383.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Lauren Prather, “Do Electronic Devices in Face-to-Face Interviews Change Survey Behavior? Evidence from a Developing Country.” Research & Politics, vol. 6, no. 2 (2019): pp. 1-7.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Lauren Prather, “Who’s There? Election Observer Identity and the Local Credibility of Elections.” International Organization, vol. 72, no. 3 (2018): pp. 659-692.

Sarah Sunn Bush, “The Politics of Rating Freedom: Ideological Affinity, Private Authority, and the Freedom in the World Ratings.” Perspectives on Politics, vol. 15, no. 3 (2017): pp. 711-731.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Lauren Prather, “The Promise and Limits of Election Observers in Building Election Credibility.” Journal of Politics, vol. 79, no. 3 (2017): pp. 921-935.

Sarah Sunn Bush, “Varieties of International Influence and the Middle East.” PS: Political Science & Politics, vol. 50, no. 3 (2017): pp. 668-671.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Eleanor Gao, “Small Tribes, Big Gains: The Strategic Uses of Gender Quotas in the Middle East.” Comparative Politics, vol. 49, no. 2 (2017): pp. 149-167.

Sarah Sunn Bush, Aaron Erlich, Lauren Prather, and Yael Zeira. “The Effects of Authoritarian Iconography: An Experimental Test.” Comparative Political Studies, vol. 49, no. 13 (2016): pp. 1704-1738. See coverage on PsyPost and Marginal Revolution.

Sarah Sunn Bush, “When and Why is Civil Society Support ‘Made-in-America’? Delegation to Non-State Actors in American Democracy Promotion.” Review of International Organizations vol. 11, no. 3 (2016): pp. 361-385.

Sarah Sunn Bush and Amaney Jamal, “Anti-Americanism, Authoritarian Regimes, and Attitudes about Women in Politics: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Jordan.” International Studies Quarterly vol. 59, no. 1 (2015): pp. 34-45.

Sarah Sunn Bush, “International Politics and the Spread of Quotas for Women in Legislatures.” International Organization vol. 65, no.1 (2011): pp. 103-137.