Here are links to my published peer-reviewed work, along with a copy of my CV:
Binder, Sarah and Mark Spindel. 2017. The Myth of Independence: How Congress Governs the Federal Reserve. Princeton University Press. Chapter 1 posted here. Reviewed in the WSJ here. NYT Upshot column here. Winner of the Richard F. Fenno Prize and the Gladys Kammerer Award.
Binder, Sarah A. and Forrest Maltzman. 2009. Advice and Dissent: The Struggle to Shape the Federal Judiciary (Brookings Press).
Binder, Sarah A. 2003. Stalemate: Causes and Consequences of Legislative Gridlock (Brookings Press). Winner of the Richard F. Fenno Prize
Binder, Sarah A. and Steven S. Smith. 1997. Politics or Principle? Filibustering in the U..S. Senate (Brookings Press).
Binder, Sarah A. 1997. Minority Rights, Majority Rule: Partisanship and the Development of Congress (Cambridge University Press).
Rhodes, R. W., Sarah A. Binder, and Bert Rockman, eds. Handbook of Political Institutions (Oxford University Press 2006).
Quirk, Paul J. and Sarah A. Binder, eds. The Legislative Branch (Oxford University Press 2005).
Binder, Sarah. Forthcoming. “The Struggle to Legislate in Polarized Times,” in Lawrence Dodd, Bruce I. Oppenheimer, and C. Lawrence Evans, eds., Congress Reconsidered, 12th edition, CQ Press.
Binder, Sarah. Forthcoming. “Legislative Stalemate in Postwar America, 1947-2018,” in Eric M. Patashnik and Wendy J. Schiller, eds., Dynamics of American Democracy: Partisan Polarization, Political Competition and Government Performance. University of Kansas Press.
Binder, Sarah. 2017. “Congress and the President: Legislating in Polarized Times,” in James Thurber and Jordan Tama, Eds., Rivals for Power, 6th edition, Rowman and Littlefield.
Binder, Sarah and Forrest Maltzman. 2016. "Is Advice and Consent Broken?" Congress Reconsidered, 11th edition, Eds. Lawrence C. Dodd and Bruce I. Oppenheimer.
Binder, Sarah. 2016. "Legislating in Polarized Times," Congress Reconsidered, 11th edition, Eds. Lawrence C. Dodd and Bruce I. Oppenheimer.
Binder, Sarah and Mark Spindel. 2016. "Congress and the Federal Reserve: Independence and accountability," in Jeffery Jenkins and Eric Patashnik, Eds., Congress and Policy Making in the 21st Century (Cambridge University Press).
Binder, Sarah. 2020. "How we (should) study Congress and history," Public Choice. 185:415-427.
Binder, Sarah. 2018. "Dodging the Rules in Trump's Republican Congress," Parties and Partisanship in the Age of Trump Symposium, Journal of Politics 80(4).
Binder, Sarah and Mark Spindel. 2018. "Why Study Monetary Politics?" P.S.: Political Science and Politics 51(4):732-6.
Binder, Sarah. 2015. "The Dysfunctional Congress," Annual Review of Political Science. 18 (May): 85-101. Updated data for Figure 2 available here
Binder, Sarah A. 2015. "Challenges Ahead for Legislative Studies." Legislative Studies Quarterly. 40(February): 5-11.
Binder, Sarah and Mark Spindel. 2013. “Monetary Politics: Origins of the Federal Reserve.” Studies in American Political Development 27(1):1-13.
Binder, Sarah. 2011. "Through the Looking Glass, Darkly: What Has Become of the Senate?" The Forum 9(4).
Lawrence, Eric D., Sarah A. Binder and Forrest Maltzman. 2011. “The Impact of Party Cues on Citizen Evaluations of Senators.” Congress & the Presidency 38(1):1-15.
Primo, David M., Sarah A. Binder, and Forrest Maltzman. 2008. “Who Consents? Competing Pivots in Federal Judicial Selection.” American Journal of Political Science 52 (July): 471-489.
Binder, Sarah A. 2008. “Taking the Measure of Congress: Response to Chiou and Rothenberg.” Political Analysis 16 (2): 213-225.
Binder, Sarah A., Anthony J. Madonna, and Steven S. Smith. 2007. “Going Nuclear, Senate Style.” Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 5 (4, December): 729-40.
Binder, Sarah A. 2007. “Where do Institutions Come From? Exploring the Origins of the Senate Blue Slip.” Studies in American Political Development, 21 (Spring) 1-15.
Binder, Sarah A. 2006. “Parties and Institutional Choice Revisited.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 31 (November): 513-532.
Binder, Sarah A. 2005. “Ten More Years of Republican Rule?” Perspectives on Politics v. 3 (September): 541-3.
Binder, Sarah A. and Forrest Maltzman. 2004. “The Limits of Senatorial Courtesy.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 24 (February): 5-22.
Binder, Sarah A., Eric D. Lawrence, and Steven S. Smith. 2002. "Tracking the Filibuster, 1917-1996." American Politics Research 30 (July): 407-23.
Binder, Sarah A. and Forrest Maltzman. 2002. "Senatorial Delay in Confirming Federal Judges, 1947-98." American Journal of Political Science 46 (January): 190-9.
Binder, Sarah A. 1999. “The Dynamics of Legislative Gridlock, 1947-1996.” American Political Science Review, 93 (September): 519–33.
Binder, Sarah A., Eric D. Lawrence, and Forrest Maltzman. 1999. “Uncovering the Hidden Effect of Party.” Journal of Politics, 61 (August): 815-831.
Binder, Sarah, Forrest Maltzman, and Lee Sigelman. 1998. “Senators' Home-State Reputations: Why Do Constituents Love a Bill Cohen So Much More Than an Al D'Amato?" Legislative Studies Quarterly, 23 (November): 545-560.
Binder, Sarah A. and Steven S. Smith. 1998. “Political Goals and Procedural Choice in the Senate.” Journal of Politics, 60 (May): 398-416.
Binder, Sarah A. 1996. "The Partisan Basis of Procedural Choice: Allocating Parliamentary Rights in the House, 1789-1990." American Political Science Review, 90 (March): 8-20.
Maltzman, Forrest, Lee Sigelman, and Sarah Binder. 1996. "Leaving Office Feet First: Death in Congress.” PS: Political Science and Politics.
Binder, Sarah A. 1995. "Partisanship and Procedural Choice: Institutional Change in the Early Congress, 1789-1823." Journal of Politics 57 (November): 1093-1117.