Mia Costa

Assistant Professor
Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Government

(603) 646-2026
203 Silsby
HB 6108
Quantitative Social Science
Ph. D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst
B.A. State University of New York, New Paltz

Selected Publications

Mia Costa. "Citizen Evaluations of Legislator-Constituent Communication."British Journal of Political Science.

Mia Costa. "He Said, She Said: The Gender Double Bind in Legislator-Constituent Communication." Politics & Gender

Costa et al. 2019. "Family Ties? The Impact of Fathering Daughters on Congressional Behavior." 2019. American Politics Research.

Mia Costa, Bruce A. Desmarais, John A. Hird. 2018. “Public Comments’ Influence on Science Use in U.S.
Rulemaking: The Case of EPAs National Emission Standards.” American Review of Public

Mia Costa. 2017. “How Responsive are Political Elites? A Meta-Analysis of Experiments on Public
Officials.” Journal of Experimental Political Science 4(3): 241-254.

Mia Costa, Brian Schaffner, and Alicia Prevost. 2018. “Walking the Walk? The Effect of Pledging to
Vote on Youth Turnout.” PLoS ONE 13(5): e0197066.

Mia Costa and Brian Schaffner. 2018. “How Gender Conditions the way Citizens Evaluate and Engage with their Representatives.” Political Research Quarterly 71(1): 46-58,

Mia Costa, Kaylee Johnson, and Brian Schaffner. 2018. “Rethinking Representation from a Communal
Perspective.” Political Behavior 40(2): 301-320