Mark Owens

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Peer Reviewed Articles


"The Vice President in the U.S. Senate: Examining the Consequences of Institutional Design." 2018.

Congress & The Presidency  45(2): 145-165. With Michael Lynch, Anthony Madonna, and Ryan Williamson


"Changing Senate Norms: Judicial Confirmations in a Nuclear Age." 2018.

PS: Political Science and Politics 51(1): 119-123.


"Regulating the Floor: Tabling Motions in the U.S. Senate, 1865-1946." 2016.

American Politics Research 44(1): 56-80. With Jamie L. Carson and Anthony Madonna.


"Partisan Efficency in an Open-Rule Setting: The Amending Process in the U.S. Senate, 1865-1945."

Congress & The Presidency  40(May 2013): 105-128. With Jamie L. Carson and Anthony Madonna.


Other Publications


"Are Courtesy Meetings Nuked?" LegBranch: Legislative Branch Capacity Working Group. July 10, 2018.


"User's Guide to Researching at the George W. Bush Presidential Library." PEP Report. Spring 2018.

East Texans support Trump, but at lower levels than 2012.” Tribtalk: Texas TribuneNovember 8, 2016.


"Lawmaking." 2015.  In Robert A. Scott and Stephen M. Kosslyn, eds. Emerging Trends in the Social

and Behavioral Sciences. New York: Wiley. With Jamie L. Carson.