People: Research Faculty
Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
PhD Politics 2013 Princeton University
Deborah Beim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan. She studies American politics in general and judicial politics in particular, with a focus on interactions between the U.S. Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals. She is also interested in applied game theory. Her work has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and other outlets. Prior to joining the faculty at Michigan, Professor Beim taught at Yale University.
Please also see Deborah Beim’s Curriculum Vitae (CV).
Whistleblowing and compliance in the judicial hierarchy,American Journal of Political Science 58 (4), 904-918 (with AV Hirsch and JP Kastellec)
Learning in the judicial hierarchy, The Journal of Politics 79 (2), 591-604
The Interplay of Ideological Diversity, Dissents, and Discretionary Review in the Judicial Hierarchy: Evidence from Death Penalty Cases, Journal of Politics 76 (4), 1074-1088 (with J. Kastellec)
Republican-majority appellate panels increase execution rates for capital defendants, The Journal of Politics 83 (3), 1163-1167 (with TS Clark and BE Lauderdale)